The proclamation of the new Sovereign is a very old tradition which has been in place for centuries. The Proclamation of Accession was the official announcement that King Charles lll is our new Sovereign following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Members of the public joined councillors and civic dignitaries including Banbury MP Victoria Prentis, the Town Mayor, Cllr Jayne Strangwood, town and district councillors, Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Cllr Surinder Dhesi and former Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Maurice Humphris for the event.
Sir Tony Baldry ,commented: “It was an immense honour to be able to proclaim King Charles III, He will make a superb King and Head of the Commonwealth “
Also members of the Westminster Group PLC paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II by leaving a card of condolences and floral tribute at Windsor Castle alongside the enormous amount of tributes that have already been laid.
During this time of profound grief, our sincere thoughts are with King Charles III and the whole of the Royal Family.
Long Live the King