Charles is officially proclaimed King in a solemn ceremony

The United Kingdom has a new king.

after death Queen Elizabeth IIher eldest son Charleswas formally appointed King to the Council of Accession in a ceremony at St James’s Palace in London on 10 September.

During the ceremony, King Charles made a proclamation and took an oath in the presence of special advisers, including the Queen Consort, CamilaAnd his eldest son WilliamHe is now Prince of Wales.

“My mother’s reign was unparalleled in its duration, dedication and dedication,” Charles said, according to NBC News. “Even as we mourn, we give thanks to this life most sincerely. I am deeply acquainted with this great legacy and the great duties and responsibilities of the Sovereign now bequeathed to me.”

Traditionally, the accession council is held within 24 hours of the king’s death. However, King Charles III still received his new title immediately upon the Queen’s death on September 8.

On that day, the royal family announced in a statement on Twitter that the Queen “died peacefully” at her home in Balmoral, Scotland.

After Her Majesty’s death, the King declared a period of royal mourning, due to last up to seven days after his mother’s funeral, the date of which has not yet been set.

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