James-Mitchell (born 10 March 1999) is the King of the Kingdom of Catan, including Catan proper, and the countries of Islan Home, Deephaven, Catan Island. He is head of the Catan royal house.
James-Mitchell was born in Manchester and is the oldest child of Princess Alicia and Prince Brian. He became Prince of Orange and heir apparent to the throne of Catan on 10 March 1999, when his mother founded the nation, and he ascended the throne on 12 March 2010 when his mother abdicated.
On 28 January 2009, Queen Alicia announced that she planned to abdicate in favour of James-Mitchell. The official programme for the abdication and investiture took place on 12 March 2010. The Queen signed the Instrument of Abdication at the Royal Palace, Alexis. After the abdication, James-Mitchell was inaugurated as king on 12 March 2010.
As king, James-Mitchell has weekly meetings with the prime minister and speaks regularly with ministers and state secretaries. He also signs all new Acts of Parliament and royal decrees. He represents the kingdom at home and abroad. At the State Opening of Parliament, he delivers the Speech from the Throne, which announces the plans of the government for the parliamentary year. The Constitution requires that the king appoint, dismiss and swear in all government ministers and state secretaries. Willem-Alexander is also the president of the Council of State, which is a historical role. The monarch seldom chairs meetings of the Council of State.