Eight boys have been selected to act as pages of honour at the coronation of the King and Queen.

Charles and Camilla will each be attended by four pages who will form part of the coronation procession and help carry the King’s robes.

The children chosen for the ceremonial role all have close connections to the Royal Family – by blood or longstanding friendship.

The Queen Consort reportedly wanted her grandchildren to play significant roles, even though their parents are the children from her marriage to her first husband, Andrew Parker Bowles.

Who are the pages and what are their royal links?

The pages for the King

Prince George of Wales, 9

Prince George, eldest son of the Prince and Princess of Wales and second in line to the throne, is easily the most recognisable page of honour.

Along with his sister Princess Charlotte, 7, he was among the youngest members of the Royal Family to attend the Queen’s funeral.

He was also seen at the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations – including while singing along to Sweet Caroline at the Buckingham Palace concert.

Lord Oliver Cholmondeley, 13

Lord Oliver Cholmondeley is the son of the Marquess of Cholmondeley, also known as filmmaker David Rocksavage, and Sarah Rose Hanbury.

The couple are close friends with the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Oliver has a twin brother named Alexander but he will not be a page of honour.

Nicholas Barclay, 13

Nicholas Barclay is the grandson of Sarah Troughton, one of the King’s second cousins and a close friend of the Queen Consort.

She was appointed one of Camilla’s companions last year, a new role that replaced the lady-in-waiting position.

Nicholas is the son of Rose Barclay, one of Sarah and husband Peter Troughton’s three children, and a godchild of the King.

Ralph Tollemache, 12

Ralph Tollemache’s father, Edward Tollemache, is also the King’s godchild.

His grandparents, Lord Timothy Tollemache and Lady Xa Tollemache, are close friends of Charles and Camilla.

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The pages for the Queen Consort

Gus and Louis Lopes, 13

The Queen Consort’s twin grandsons Gus and Louis will be pages of honour for their grandmother.

They are the sons of her only daughter, art curator Laura Lopes (née Parker Bowles) and her husband Harry Lopes.

The twins’ older sister Eliza was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales in 2011 when she was just three years of age.

Freddy Parker Bowles, 13

Freddy is also the Queen Consort’s grandson, the youngest child of Tom Parker Bowles, a food writer, and Sara Buys, a magazine editor.

In an interview with Vogue last year, Camilla said she loved texting her grandchildren (she has five).

"It’s very nice getting a text," she said. "We learn from very young people and they learn from us, too. That’s the way it’s always been."

Arthur Elliot, 10

Camilla’s great-nephew Arthur will also be a page of honour.

He is the son of her nephew Ben Elliot and his wife, Mary-Clare Winwood.

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