The Longest heir apparent in history, King Charles III, was proclaimed Britain’s King in a live broadcast September 10, 2022. The ceremony was a key constitutional and ceremonial step in introducing the new monarch to the country.
The new king after being was proclaimed approved a series of formal orders, one of which is declaring the day of his funeral a public holiday. Although an official date has not been announced by the state, the funeral is expected to be around September 19.
The first son of the King, Prince Williams is now the heir to the throne and will now hold the title, Prince of Wales. The newly appointed Prime Minister, Liz Truss and several other officials were present at the ceremony.
King Charles III was also proclaimed Canada’s new head of state at an accession ceremony attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Gov. Gen. Mary Simon in Ottawa. The prime minister signed the order-in-council and the proclamation for the accession in the presence of the Governor General.