King Charles III, Britain's oldest new monarch, ascended throne in 2022 after record wait. Now focuses on duties & climate change, sparking mixed reactions.

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Crown Estate 

Includes prime London retail (McDonald's, Starbucks), rural land, urban spaces, and offshore assets (wind farms, etc.). Profits go to the Treasury, with a portion (Sovereign Grant) funding official royal expenses.

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Duchy of Lancaster 

Private estate funding the King's personal expenses (not covered by Sovereign Grant). Includes 18,000+ hectares of land and diverse investments. Exact value undisclosed, estimated at £660 million. 

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Crown Estate Scotland

Scottish land and assets. Includes rural estates, fishing rights, and mineral rights. Profits go to the Scottish government. 

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Total holdings value

Estimated over £2 billion, not personal wealth but held in trust for the nation. 

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No direct ownership 

King Charles doesn't directly own businesses, but manages vast land and property holdings. 

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King Charles III doesn't directly own businesses, but he has significant control over land and property holdings that generate income through various sources. These holdings are not personal property but are held in trust for the benefit of the nation.