KING Charles will “never abdicate” the throne and step aside for Prince William, according to royal author Robert Jobson. The Act could allow King Charles to keep his royal title, but Prince William, 41, would step up to perform the majority of his duties. Following her death, King Charles ascended the throne, and his coronation took place in May last year. How Charles bravely revealed diagnosis to help others KING Charles has bravely broken with royal protocol by sharing his cancer diagnosis. On Thursday, Queen Camilla said King Charles "is doing extremely well, under the circumstances”' as she arrived at a special ceremony.