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- Charles III is formally proclaimed as King at St. James’s Palace. He is now the head of state and with the seamless and symbolic transfer from one regime to another with oath and signature.
- The king himself was not present for the first part of the meeting, when he was proclaimed emperor by the accession council, which included senior statesmen, judges and officials.
- Charles became king shortly after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but his role was formally confirmed after the meeting.
- For the first time, the historic ceremony has been televised. Privy Council Clerk Richard Tilbrook declared Charles “King, Head of the Commonwealth, Keeper of the Faith”.
- Charles III (Charles Philip Arthur George; born on 14 November 1948 and assumed the throne at the age of 72.