Charles III proclaimed king: what is planned for the royal family and in England this Saturday

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48 hours after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, her son Charles will be proclaimed king this Saturday. Other events are on the program. Here’s what’s planned.

New King of England, Charles III promises to serve his people “with loyalty, respect and love” throughout his life. The son of Elizabeth II made his first televised address as sovereign to the Nation on Friday evening.

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Upon the death of Elizabeth II, Charles automatically became king. But it is at 11 a.m. this Saturday morning that he will be proclaimed king, during the meeting of the Membership Council at St. James’s Palace in London. The announcement will be made from the balcony. The eldest son of Charles III, William, will be present. The flags will be unfurled again before being lowered again on Sunday during the day. A second proclamation will take place at 1 p.m. on the London Stock Exchange.

If Charles is proclaimed king this Saturday, he will not be crowned for several months. The royal family is currently respecting a national mourning and the organization of the coronation requires a long work of preparation, details the official site of the royal family.

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Also this Saturday, the British Parliament will meet so that the deputies can pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.

The royal family reunited in Scotland

The exact date of the Queen’s funeral has still not been officially announced. They should be celebrated around Sunday, September 18.

At Balmoral Castle in Scotland, the Queen’s only daughter, Anne, and her son Andrew, are still present this Saturday. All of Elizabeth II’s grandchildren are still there with the exception of William and Harry. Charles and Camilla had left Friday at midday to reach London.

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