Britain’s Prince Harry Celebrates National Crown Roast of Pork Day in the Traditional Manner

Mar 7, 2014
Britain’s Prince Harry Celebrates National Crown Roast of Pork Day in the Traditional MannerOn March 7, National Crown Roast of Pork Day, Britain’s Prince Harry greeted his subjects in traditional regalia: an actual roast worn on his head as a crown. “I am honored and proud to have the opportunity to carry on this centuries-old tradition,” Prince Harry told assembled reporters, pausing to lick away a dribble of delicious, savory pork juice from his cheek. “I really feel that I’m a part of history today.” crown roast henry and elizabeth_600c300 The crown roast—which is actually just pork loin somebody tied into a circle—gets its name both from its unique shape and from the British royal family’s predilection for wearing it on ceremonial occasions. Queen Elizabeth I purportedly preferred to accessorize with fresh parsley.