Britain gets its new monarch, with the new title of King, from Prince Charles to King Charles. As Britain mourns over the demise of its Queen, Elizabeth II, meanwhile Britain also gets its new King.
Prince Charles, now 73, is the heir to the throne as Queen Elizabeth II breathes her last on the 8th of September 2022. Charles is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Circumstances leading to, from “Prince Charles to King Charles”
The moment the Queen died, even without any formal ceremony, the throne to the heir passed on to Charles, the former Prince of Wales.
Queen Elizabeth II, Charles’ mother was born on the 21st of April 1926. Her reign as the British Queen was of over 70 years. This term of her reign was the longest serving British royal head ever. In fact we can also say that it was an era in itself. The Queen breathe her last on the 8th of September 2022. This is how due to natural heir of succession, Charles became from Prince Charles to King Charles III.
What lies ahead for the new King
At the age of 73, after becoming the new King of Britain, the role will be quite challenging. The late Queen, his mother was very popular and had high respect. But now she leaves behind a royal family which sometimes had a tendency of strained relationships.
Such challenges will be ahead of him, at the age of 73 as the oldest King to reign the throne of British King.
What will the new King be addressed as?
The answer to this will most probably be known to all, he will be addressed as King Charles III.
As hereditary successors, he is not the only one with a change in title. Prince William, although he is the heir to the throne, but automatically he will not become the Prince of Wales. But this title will be conferred upon him by his father.
Prince William and Kate will now be addressed with the new title as the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge.
Queen Consort will be the new title to address Camilla, wife of Charles. Consort is the term used for the wife/spouse of the Monarch.
The formal Crowning of the King
It is likely that Prince Charles will be officially announced as the king in a day or two. This ceremony is known as the Accession Council.
The Coronation of King Charles III may not however be anytime very soon. As these kind of grand ceremonies requires time and arrangements. Given the situation that the Queen has passed away just a day ago it is likely that we will not witness the Coronation at any point of time right now.
Frequently Asked Questions :
When did Queen Elizabeth II die?
Queen Elizabeth II breathe her last on the 8th of September 2022.
Who will be the new King of Britain?
Prince Charles, the heir to the throne will be the next Monarch of Britain.
When did the change of title happen from Prince Charles to King Charles?
Britain gets its new King, with the new title of King, from Prince Charles to King Charles. As Britain mourns over the demise of its Queen, Elizabeth II, meanwhile Britain also gets its new King. Prince Charles, now 73, is the heir to the throne as Queen Elizabeth II breathes her last on the 8th of September 2022. Charles is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
How old is King Charles III?
King Charles III is 73 years old and is also the oldest King to reign the throne of British King.
The Titles : From Prince Charles to King Charles – Our verdicts to Conclude
In Monarchies, even though its ceremonial at today’s times, titles changes from time to time. As successions to the throne of the Monarch are hereditary. The throne or the title of King/Queen holds huge respect and honor for the people of the state. It is a respectable position that has been continuing from Centuries.