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LONDON — King Charles III shocked a crowd of followers Friday assembled outdoors Buckingham Palace who had begun gathering a day forward of his coronation.

The king, his eldest son, Prince William, and daughter-in-law, Kate, stopped for a walkabout to shake arms and communicate briefly with the adoring throng.

Lots of these within the crowd deliberate to spend Friday evening hoping for a major perch for the procession Saturday, with a view of the newly topped monarch and Camilla, his spouse, waving from the balcony of the palace after coming back from the ceremony.