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Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022

Charles III swears oath in historic televised proclamation ceremony

Charles III swore an oath as he was proclaimed as King at a ceremony at St James's Palace.
Charles became king immediately following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, but a historic meeting formally confirmed his role on Saturday.

The Accession Council, a body made up of senior politicians, judges and officials, proclaimed him as the monarch in the State Apartments.

It is the first time the historic ceremony has been televised.
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