Royal and Parliamentary Titles Proclamation 1927

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Royal and Parliamentary Titles Proclamation  (1927) 
This royal proclamation, made under the authority of the Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act 1927, altered the royal style and titles of the British monarch so as to reflect the separation of the Irish Free State from the United Kingdom.

PROCLAMATION by His Majesty the King altering the Style and Titles appertaining to the Crown.

London, May 13, 1927.

George R.I.

WHEREAS by The Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act, 1927, it is enacted that it shall be lawful for us by our Royal Proclamation under the Great Seal of the Realm issued within 6 months after the passing of the said Act to make such alteration in the style and titles at present appertaining to the Crown as to us may seem fit;

And whereas our present style and titles are, in the Latin tongue, Georgius, V Dei Gratia Britanniarum et terrarum transmarinarum quae in ditione sunt Britannica Rex, Fidei Defensor, Indiae Imperator, and in the English tongue. George V by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India;

And whereas we have received a recommendation from the representatives of our Governments, in conference assembled that our style and titles should he altered as in manner hereinafter appearing:

We have thought fit, and we do hereby appoint and declare, by and with the advice of our Privy Council, that: henceforth so far as conveniently may be, on all occasions and in all instruments wherein our style and titles are used, the following alteration shall be made in the style and titles at present appertaining to the Crown, that is to say, in the Latin tongue, for the word – Britanniarum - there shall be substituted the words – Magnae Britanniae, Hiberniae, and in the English tongue, for the words the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the words Great Britain, Ireland and.

Given at our Court at Buckingham Palace, this 13th day of May, in the year of our Lord 1927, and in the 18th year of our reign.

God Save the King.