Royal Family releases first photo of King Charles, Camilla, William and Kate

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In the most recent photograph published on the Royal Family's official Twitter account, four members of the royal family posed next to one another.

At the weekend, royal enthusiasts were greeted with a stunning new portrait of the new 'Fab Four.', reports Hello! Magazine.

King Charles and Queen Camilla's Instagram account published a newly taken photo of the couple standing next to Prince William and Princess Kate at Buckingham Palace.

First royal photo since Charles' ascension

Royal Family releases first photo of King Charles, Camilla, William and Kate

In the picture posted, four members of the royal family are all dressed in black clothes as a way to symbolize the Queen's formal mourning time. Queen Elizabeth II died of old age at 96, her death certificate has revealed. The document, published by National Records of Scotland on Thursday, says the late British monarch died at 3:10 p.m. UK time on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Ballater, Scotland.

The Royal Family will continue to mourn for the late Queen Elizabeth for another week after the State Funeral, on the wishes of her son, King Charles. Although national mourning officially finishes at the end of the day of her funeral, which is September 19th, The King has asked that a period of grief be observed by members of The Royal Family for another seven days, taking it up to September 26th. The photograph was taken on September 18 as the royals hosted heads of state ahead of the late monarch's state funeral.

Meanwhile, the first coin featuring him was unveiled Friday by the Royal Mint and is set to be in circulation before the end of the year.

The photo's unusual detail

But what added to its allure was something odd about the image, according to Hello!.

Despite the picture's historic significance, the King chose a relaxed attitude and is seen with one hand in his pocket. In addition, he is tenderly encircling Queen Camilla, who in turn is encircling his waist with her arm.

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In particular, Charles is reflecting his approachable demeanor, which is a very uncommon public expression of affection from a monarch and possibly a portent of things to come from the new generation of royals.

Prince William, who is standing with his hands clasped in front, is seen with Kate, who is wearing a long-sleeved black dress, wrapping her own arm around his waist.

The followers were crazy about this picture, with one commenting: ‘Amazing photo, the present and the future’.

Another claimed: ‘The authentic fantastic four, Queen Elizabeth would be so proud of them.'

And a third expressed: ‘Such a beautiful picture,’ with a bunch of red heart icons.

Royal Family's major shake-up

Meanwhile, Harry and Meghan were not included in the snap, sparking further rumors about their estrangement from the Royal Family. The Sussexes were previously demoted on the Royal Family's official website as well.

It comes after a reorganization of the royal family's official website in the announcement of the Queen's death, which was assumed to be in keeping with Charles' goal to 'streamline' the monarchy.

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It can be clearly seen that the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, who stands in the 56th in the line of succession, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent now have lower-ranking profiles on the site.

Prince Harry goes down to the third place from the bottom when it comes to his link, right above his wife Meghan and Prince Andrew, who is at the bottom of the page.

The rearrangement is considered to have been done to prioritize members of the royal family who are still active in their duties, reports the Mirror.

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