Royal proclamations in Ealing and Hounslow

Image above: Royal proclamation, Ealing; photograph LB Ealing


King Charles III was officially proclaimed King at St James’ Palace on Saturday and proclaimed King the following day in cities, boroughs, districts and counties across the country.

On Sunday 11 September at 2pm, the Mayor of Ealing, Councillor Mohinder Midha read the formal Proclamation of Accession of His Majesty, King Charles III in front of watching crowds outside Ealing Town Hall.

The mayor was joined on the steps of Ealing Town Hall by the Deputy Lieutenant, Richard Kornicki CBE, Leader of the Council Peter Mason, current and past councillors, MPs, representatives of the police and fire brigade, senior council staff and local residents.

Image above: Royal proclamation, Hounslow; photograph LB Hounslow


At the same time the Mayor of Hounslow Councillor Raghwinder Siddhu read the proclamation at Holy Trinity Church on Hounslow High Street. Also present were the Leader of the Council, Cllr  Shantanu Rajawat,  Leader of the Opposition Cllr Peter Thompson, LB Hounslow Chief Executive Niall Bolger, Ruth Cadbury MP and Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, Rosi Prescott.

Images above: Proclamation in Hounslow; photographs LB Hounslow

The Proclamation

This is the wording of the proclamation that was read out:

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.

Image above: The Mayor of Ealing, Councillor Mohinder Midha, and Leader of the Council, Peter Mason laid floral tributes outside the town hall on Sunday; photograph LB Ealing

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