The Proclamation

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. Given at St. James’s Palace this tenth day of September in the year of Our Lord two thousand and twenty-two.


The Proclamation was made in Fawley

Fawley Parish Council held its official proclamation announcing the succession of King Charles III on Sunday 11 September at 4.00pm.  The Chairman of Council, Councillor Alan Alvey read the Proclamation of the Privy Council announcing the succession to the Throne of His Majesty King Charles III, from the Jubilee Hall Garden at the front entrance to Jubilee Hall and councillors and community members were in attendance.

A video of the proclamation is available. A book of condolence has been opened at Jubilee Hall, which is open every day, from 9.00am to 5.00pm for people to attend to leave a message of condolence.  Residents can also leave a message in an online book of condolence by visiting the Royal Family website.

Flowers without plastic wrapping can be laid in the Jubilee Hall garden.

The national period of mourning will continue until the end of the day of the State Funeral and the council will be following national protocol and advice during this time.