A new monarch: The life and times of Charles as he takes throne

King Charles III has become the new monarch following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.Buckingham Palace announced the Queen's passing on Thursday afternoon, with a statement confirming she died peacefully at Balmoral Castle. Shortly after, Clarence House confirmed that Charles will be known as King Charles III. As a new monarch taking the throne, take a look at the life at times of the Queen's eldest son, from his birth in November 1948 to the day he became King.