King Charles III welcomed to Yorkshire November 9, 2022

King Charles arrives at City Hall, Bradford, on TuesdayCrowds gather outside City Hall, Bradford, to welcome King Charles III on TuesdayCrowds gathered in heavy showers to welcome King Charles and the Queen Consort in York on WednesdayA statue of Queen Elizabeth II was unveiled on York MinsterHis Majesty King Charles III was greeted by huge crowds as he was welcomed to Yorkshire on Tuesday November 8.

Hundreds of people gathered in Centenary Square outside City Hall in Bradford as he arrived there as part of a two-day tour in which he visited four Yorkshire cities.

Before arriving at City Hall, he had visited the headquarters of supermarket group Morrisons at Gain Lane in Bradford.

After Bradford, the King visited Leeds at its Central Library near the Town Hall.

The royal tour was completed with a visit to the Mansion House in the new City of DoncasterOn Wednesday November 9, crowds gathered in heavy showers for a visit of King Charles and the Queen Consort for the unveiling of a statue of Queen Elizabeth II at York Minster. As is tradition, the monarch had arrived in the city through the gateway of Micklegate Bar.

The new statue of the late Queen is set in the West Front of the Minster. Queen Elizabeth's title was Princess Elizabeth of York before becoming the monarch upon her father's death 70 years ago in 1952.

The King and Queen Consort were then welcomed in Doncaster for a visit to the Mansion House for the conferment of Yorkshire's newest city. Doncaster was selected as one of eight Jubilee Cities across the UK in honour of the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and becomes the eighth city of Yorkshire.

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