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Over 2,500 people attend the reading of the Proclamation of our new Sovereign in the Market Square, Aylesbury

| September 11, 2022

The reading of the County Proclamation. (Image supplied by Buckinghamshire Council)

At 1.00pm, on Sunday 11th September 2022, the High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire read the Proclamation of our new Sovereign, His Majesty King Charles III.

The event took place on the steps of Old County Hall, Market Square, Aylesbury.

HM Lord-Lieutenant, The Countess Howe, opened the event and then invited the High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, Debbie Brock DL, to read the Proclamation Accession speech.

The High Sheriff briefly gave a speech before reading the Proclamation. At the end of the Proclamation, the High Sheriff called for three cheers for His Majesty the King.

The event was well attended with over 2,500 people gathered in Market Square in Aylesbury to hear the reading.

Many people attending the event went on to lay flowers and tributes at the temporary memorial next to the Queen Elizabeth II plaque in Market Square.


Floral tributes beside the Queen Elizabeth II plaque in the Market Square, Aylesbury. (Image supplied by Buckinghamshire Council)

Anyone who was unable to attend the reading in Aylesbury can view a recording of the Facebook live stream of the event at the following link: https://fb.watch/ftztqhJ6Mt/.

The full wording of the County Proclamation can be seen at the following link: https://buckinghamshire-gov-uk.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/Proclamation_Reading_FINAL.pdf.

*Source of article : Press release from Buckinghamshire Council.

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