The Queen Is Dead: Queen Elizabeth II Is Announced Dead
The Queen Is Dead, Queen Elizabeth II Is just Announced Dead According to the Twitter Account of the Royal Family, It has been gathered that, the Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon 8th September. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.
In a letter from the palace by Prince Charles, he mourns the dead of his mother, and cries the deep loss that has befallen the royal family at these time.
Queen Elizabeth II has been such a cheerful monarch, and she’s said to have been about 96 as at the time of her passing.
During her 70-year reign, Queen Elizabeth II has been served by 15 prime ministers, and due to these Many relationships have been formed, from Winston Churchill to “Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher, and some proved more difficult than others.
While most of their political and personal conversations are kept strictly confidential, memoirs and historic interactions provide an insight into their relationships.
Has it stands the mantle has been passed down to Prince Charles, and he is immediately the next King, as he is the oldest son of the Queen.
At the moment the Queen died, the throne passed immediately and without ceremony to the heir, Charles, the former Prince of Wales.
But there are some procedures that needs to be followed of practical – and traditional – steps which he must go through to be crowned King.
His Official name will now be King Charles III once he is coronated.
These is the first duty of his as a King to choose his name, though he has the right to choose from any of his four names – Charles, Philip, Arthur, George.
He is won’t be the only one who will face a change of title.
Although he is heir to the throne, Prince William will not automatically become Prince of Wales. However, he immediately inherits his father’s other title, Duke of Cornwall. His wife Catherine will be known as the Duchess of Cornwall.
There will also be a new title for Charles’ wife, whose full title will be Queen Consort – consort is the term used for the spouse of the monarch.
In the first 24 hours or so after his mother’s death, Charles will be officially proclaimed King. This happens at St James’s Palace in London, in front of a ceremonial body known as the Accession Council.
This is made up of members of the Privy Council – a group of senior MPs, past and present, and peers – as well as some senior civil servants, Commonwealth high commissioners, and the Lord Mayor of London.
More than 700 people are entitled in theory to attend, but given the short notice, the actual number is likely to be far fewer. At the last Accession Council in 1952, about 200 attended.
The King does not traditionally attend.
At the meeting, the death of Queen Elizabeth will be announced by the Lord President of the Privy Council (currently Penny Mordaunt MP), and a proclamation will be read aloud.
The wording of the proclamation can change, but it has traditionally been a series of prayers and pledges, commending the previous monarch and pledging support for the new one.
This proclamation is then signed by a number of senior figures including the prime minister, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Lord Chancellor.
As with all these ceremonies, there will be attention paid to what might have been altered, added or updated, as a sign of a new era.
The King’s first declaration
The Accession Council meets again – usually a day later – and this time, the King will attend, along with the Privy Council.
There is no “swearing in” at the start of a British monarch’s reign, in the style of some other heads of state, such as the President of the US. But there is a declaration made by the new King and – in line with a tradition dating from the early 18th Century – he will make an oath to preserve the Church of Scotland.
After a fanfare of trumpeters, a public proclamation will be made declaring Charles as the new King. This will be made from a balcony above Friary Court in St James’s Palace, by an official known as the Garter King of Arms.