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In a tradition that dates back to 1066, King Charles was crowned at Westminster Abbey this morning.

He’s the 40th sovereign to be honored in such a way, and amazingly, much of the ceremony has remained unchanged since its inception.

Of course, while the Gold State Coach, the Stone of Scone, and the monarch’s sacred duties have remained consistent through the centuries, there was an undeniable air of modernity to Charles’ coronation.

The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was the first to be televised, and 70 years later, her son has become the first King of England to be crowned in the internet era.

Keep scrolling to check out some of the photographic highlights from this historic day!