Palace gala marks 50 years since Prince Charles' investiture

LONDON (AP) — Britain's senior royals have gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the investiture of Prince Charles as the Prince of Wales.

The gala event at Buckingham Palace was hosted Tuesday by Queen Elizabeth II.

Charles was joined by his wife, Camilla, his two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, and their wives, Kate and Meghan.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaves Kensington Palace to attend Prince Charles, Prince of Wales' 70th birthday party at Buckingham Palace on November 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Buckingham Palace in London for the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday party, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (earring detail) leaves Kensington Palace to attend Prince Charles, Prince of Wales' 70th birthday party at Buckingham Palace on November 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (earring detail) leaves Kensington Palace to attend Prince Charles, Prince of Wales' 70th birthday party at Buckingham Palace on November 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at Buckingham Palace in London for the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday party, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at Buckingham Palace in London for the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday party, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP)
Britain's Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, center, arrive at Buckingham Palace in London for the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday party, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
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The 70-year-old Charles was formally invested with the title Prince of Wales at a ceremony at Caernarfon Castle by his mother, the queen, in 1969.

The investiture regalia he wore that day was on display at the celebration.

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