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Proclamation of Accession read in Newtown

By newtown.wales

4 months ago

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The proclamation of the accession of His Majesty, The King was read by the Mayor of Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn, Cllr John Byrne, outside the Town Council offices in Broad Street, Newtown this afternoon.

The ceremony was attended by town councillors and the general public, followed by a short procession to the War Memorial Gardens where a wreath of flowers was laid.

A ceremony also took place in Llandrindod Wells where the High Sheriff of Powys read the accession proclamation.

This was followed by similar ceremonies at Brecon's Guildhall, the Shire Hall in Presteigne and Welshpool Town Hall.

You can read the proclamation speech in full here:

FORM OF PROCLAMATION FOR PROCLAIMING THE NEW SOVEREIGN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

Whereas it has pleased Almighty God to call to His Mercy our late Sovereign Lady Queen Elizabeth the Second of Blessed and Glorious Memory, by whose Decease the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is solely and rightfully come to The Prince Charles Philip Arthur George: We, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this Realm and Members of the House of Commons, together with other members of Her late Majesty's Privy Council and representatives of the Realms and Territories, Aldermen and Citizens of London, and others, do now hereby with one voice and Consent of Tongue and Heart publish and proclaim that The Prince Charles Philip Arthur George is now, by the Death of our late Sovereign of Happy Memory, become our only lawful and rightful Liege Lord Charles the Third, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of His other Realms and Territories, King, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, to whom we do acknowledge all Faith and Obedience with humble Affection; beseeching God by whom Kings and Queens do reign to bless His Majesty with long and happy Years to reign over us.

Given at St. James's Palace this tenth day of September in the year of Our Lord two thousand and twenty-two.

GOD SAVE THE KING


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