Charles III of England will be officially crowned king in a ceremony on Saturday, a day after he announced in his first address to his subjects that he would compete with his “beloved mother”, the Queen. Elizabeth II.
The 73-year-old automatically became monarch following the queen’s death on Thursday, but an Accession Council ceremony at St James’s Palace early Saturday was a constitutional form of recognition of the monarchy. his rights.
“As the queen herself has done with such unwavering devotion, I now solemnly pledge myself, for the rest of the time God-given to me, to uphold the constitutional principles of the heart of our nation,” King Charles said in his first address to the nation yesterday. .
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Canada, a former British colony, has a new head of state. But Queen Elizabeth II’s face will continue to appear on its coins.
“The current $20 polymer note is intended to be in circulation for many years to come,” said Paul Badertscher, a spokesman for the Bank of Canada, by email on Thursday.
Britain’s Mr Charles will be officially crowned king in a ceremony on Saturday and it will be the first time the Council has joined the television, the BBC reports. Charles automatically became king upon the death of his mother, so the proclamation of the council would be a ceremonial one.
The flag will fly at full mast for 24 hours in honor of the new king, before returning to the mast.
Attend #AccessionCouncil this morning where a compact Privy Council of 200 met to proclaim King Charles III. The longest serving computers today are mid-70s consumption by Roy Hattersley & Bill Rodgers, but they joined more than 20 years after the last Accession Council (1/7)
– Alex Salmond (@AlexSalmond) September 10, 2022