Proclamation of King Charles III

Posted 12/09/2022 : By: Trevor Gurney

Proclamation of King Charles III


The Town Mayor, Cllr Kevin Hurn, accompanied by Deputy Lt ,Col Mark Nicholas MBE DL, on Sunday 11th September 2022 in the afternoon proclaimed the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the accession of the new King Charles III

Whereas it has pleased Almighty God to call to His mercy our late Sovereign Lady Queen Elizabeth the Second of Blessed and Glorious memory, by whose Decease the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the Prince Charles Philip Arthur George:
We, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this Realm, and members of the House of Commons, together with other members of Her late Majesty's Privy Council, and representatives of the Realms and Territories, Aldermen, and citizens of London and others, do now hereby, with one Voice and Consent of Tongue and Heart, publish and proclaim, that the Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, is now, by the Death of our late Sovereign of happy Memory, become our only lawful and rightful Liege Lord Charles the Third, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of his other Realms and Territories, King, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith: To whom we do acknowledge all Faith and Obedience, with humble affection: beseeching God, by whom Kings and Queens do reign, to bless His Majesty with long and happy years to reign over Us.
Given at St James's Palace this tenth day of September in the year of our Lord two thousand and twenty-two.
God Save the King.