Charles becomes King of England as the face of a nation changes

Elizabeth ii’s demise at the age of 96 marks the begin of a tumultuous 10 days

for the united kingdom that will see a queen buried, a country mourn its

longest-reigning monarch, and a new king proclaimed.

Within hours, prince charles, the eldest of elizabeth’s 4 children,

could be formally proclaimed king in a rite courting returned masses of years.

At 73, he's the oldest individual to accede to the throne in british records.

Flags will fly at half mast because the us of a embarks on a duration of countrywide mourning.