However, the former Prince of Wales will attend with the Privy Councilors at the Accession Council, which will confirm his role on Saturday morning.
The new monarch will not appear in the first half of the ceremony, which will take place in the State Apartments at St James’s Palace.
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Instead, he will join upon his proclamation as monarch at 10am, where he will then hold his first Privy Council meeting.
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Charles automatically became king on the death of his mother, but an accession council makes it official when it meets at St James’s Palace in London within 24 hours of the death of a sovereign.
It will be later after the Queen’s death, as the announcement of her death didn’t come until early Thursday evening, meaning there wasn’t enough time to get plans going for Friday morning.
Therefore, on Saturday, September 10, Charles will be officially proclaimed King at the Accession Council.
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The Palace said: “His Majesty the King will be proclaimed at the Accession Council in the State Apartments of St James’s Palace in London tomorrow morning, September 10 at 10am.
“The accession council, in which privy councilors participate, is divided into two parts. In Part I, the privy council will proclaim the sovereign without the king present and will formally approve various follow-up orders, including the arrangements for the proclamation.
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“Part II is the inventory of His Majesty’s King’s First Privy Council. The King will make his declaration and read and sign an oath to maintain the security of the Church in Scotland and to approve arrangements in Council that will facilitate the continuity of government.”
Historically, the entire Privy Council is summoned to the Accession Council to oversee the formal proclamation of a new monarch.
But as the Secret Advisers – who are life members and mostly former and current politicians – now number more than 700, restrictions have been put in place.
Only 200 will be called up, and those cut off will be asked to take part in an annual vote for a few remaining seats.
When does the historic ceremony take place where King Charles III. officially become king?
The accession ceremony will be broadcast through several major channels.
The BBC will begin broadcasting His Majesty the King’s proclamation live from 9.30am.
It will be followed by BBC News at 12.30pm followed by tribute programs to the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Viewers can also follow the historic ceremony on ITV with an ITV News Special: The King’s Proclamation, also starting at 9.30am.
This will be followed by ITV News and Weather at 12.45pm with more memorial programs for the Queen scheduled for this afternoon.
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What comes after King Charles III’s accession ceremony?
After the declaration of the accession council and the king’s first secret council meeting, the proclamation ceremony takes place.
There will be a platform party that will sign the proclamation, made up of the following people:
- Queen Consort Camilla
- The new Prince of Wales William
- The Archbishop of Canterbury
- The Lord Chancellor
- The Archbishop of York
- The Prime Minister
- The Lord Seal Keeper
- The Lord Great Chamberlain
- The Earl Marshal
- Mr. President
The main proclamation will take place at 11am and will be read for the first time publicly by the Garter King of Arms from the balcony overlooking Friary Court in St James’s.
This was followed by a spate of proclamations across the country, including at the Royal Exchange in London on Saturday lunchtime.
Proclamations will follow in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales on Sunday noon.
Union flags are flown at full mast in recognition of the new monarch from the main proclamation at St James’s Palace until one hour after the proclamations in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
The flags are then returned to half-mast for the period of mourning the death of the late Queen.
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The monumental ceremony follows the monarch’s heartbreaking tribute to the Queen in his first televised address on Friday night.
King Charles said: “I speak to you with feelings of deep sadness.
“Her Majesty the Queen – my beloved mother – has been an inspiration and role model to me and all my family throughout her life and we owe her the heartfelt debt that any family can owe their mother.
“Queen Elizabeth was a life well lived; a promise kept with fate and she is deeply mourned at her death. I renew that promise of lifelong service to all of you today.”
The king added how the “affection, admiration and respect” the queen inspired “became the hallmark of her reign,” adding: “And as any member of my family can attest, she combined those qualities with warmth, humor and an incorruptible ability to always see the best in people.”
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