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King Charles III Book Launch

Posted: 15th November 2023

Barney Durrant at King Charles III book launch


King Charles III book launchIn celebration of King Charles III’s coronation and 75th birthday, St James’s House, a world-renowned publisher, proudly presents King Charles III: The Leadership and Vision of a Modern Monarch. This commemorative book, written by distinguished royal biographer Robert Jobson and featuring the captivating photography of royal photographer Arthur Edwards MBE, was unveiled on 14 November 2023, coinciding with the monarch’s milestone birthday.

Following his coronation earlier this year, King Charles III celebrated another historic moment on 14 November 2023 – his 75th birthday. St James’s House seized the occasion to launch a beautifully designed, fully illustrated commemorative book at the prestigious Claridge’s in London. The unveiling was witnessed by an audience of 400 esteemed guests, including Barney Durrant, Head of St Lawrence College, and members of the press.

St James’s House boasts a legacy of producing landmark publications on the British Royal Family for over two decades and has been the official publisher for several major royal events, including the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration, and The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant.

Authored by renowned King Charles biographer Robert Jobson, a number-one New York Times and Sunday Times best-selling author and royal correspondent, this coffee-table-style book chronicles His Majesty’s life – from his celebrated birth and early years, through his responsibilities as the Prince of Wales, to his accession and coronation as king.

King Charles III book launchFeaturing a rich selection of photographs by acclaimed royal photographer Arthur Edwards MBE, credited with capturing some of the most memorable photos of the Royal Family over the past four decades, the book reflects on the ideas King Charles has championed throughout his life. It delves into how he intends to shape the monarchy of today and tomorrow, presenting examples of achievement and progress during his lifetime across social, cultural, technological, and commercial spheres, while also highlighting the work of selected organizations.

Sustainably printed and produced to the highest of standards, King Charles III is an elegantly designed, engaging, and informative read. It is destined to become yet another treasured collector’s item from St James’s House.

King Charles III book launchSt Lawrence College’s Role in the Project

St James’s House is delighted to acknowledge the involvement of St Lawrence College in the creation of this historic book, King Charles III: The Leadership and Vision of a Modern Monarch. Barney Durrant, Head of College, was present at the unveiling event on Tuesday, 14 November, adding a touch of academic distinction to the celebration.

Barney Durrant expressed his pleasure in St Lawrence College’s participation, stating, “We are thrilled to have been a part of this momentous project. St Lawrence College, with its rich history dating back to 1879, shares a similar journey with the Royal Family with our institution witnessing the evolution of education alongside the changing landscape of the monarchy. Being included in this project is a testament to our enduring commitment to excellence and tradition.”

King Charles III: The Leadership and Vision of a Modern Monarch is available to purchase for £59.95 here.King Charles III book launch

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