Named King At Royal Ceremony, Charles Says "Deeply Aware" Of Duties

Named King At Royal Ceremony, Charles Says "Deeply Conscious" Of Duties

Charles III was formally proclaimed Britain’s new king by the Accession Council on Saturday in a history-laden ceremony following the demise of his mom Queen Elizabeth II.

The council, televised for the primary time, is a centuries-old formality to recognise the brand new king’s sovereignty despite the fact that he routinely turned monarch after the queen’s passing.

The 73-year-old Charles formally took his vow as the brand new king, saying he was “deeply conscious” of the “duties and heavy accountability of sovereignty”.

A number of hundred privy councillors together with present Prime Minister Liz Truss and all of her dwelling predecessors, Charles’s spouse Camilla and his eldest son and inheritor William all attended.

Charles stated his mom, who died on Thursday in Balmoral aged 96, “gave an instance of lifelong love and of selfless service” that he promised to emulate.