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