Royal officials confirmed Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II’s son -formerly Prince Charles- will be known as King Charles III following the death of the reigning monarch in Scotland.
“The new King will officially be known as King Charles III, it has been officially confirmed,” confirmed the BBC.
The New King released a statement shortly after her death.
He writes: “The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.
“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished sovereign and a much-loved mother.
“I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth and by countless people around the world.
“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.”