He made his first speech as king to the British people on Friday after his mother’s death. For most Britons, the Queen was the only monarch they knew and her death marked the end of an era. .
In his speech, King Charles said, “It is with great sadness that I speak to you today.
charlesEarly Friday hours after spending the night at Balmoral Castle in Scotland where the Queen died. In a televised address to the nation at her memorial service televised at St Paul’s Cathedral in London, he stated his devotion to her mother’s country.
“Today we renew our Lifetime Service Commitment,” Charles said.
In the capital, a large crowd welcomed the new king and his wife Camilla.en route to Buckingham Palace, where Charles’ speech was recorded.
His ascension to the throne is days after the new prime ministerwas lead the government in the wake of san’s resignation. Truss traveled to Balmoral to meet with Queen Elizabeth on Monday – a meeting that will be the Queen’s last official engagement.
The royal transition comes at a time when Britain faces economic challenges.in the Russian warcause Truss announced Thursday an initiative to cap heating and electricity prices for the next two years.
https://www.cbsnews.com/dfw/live-updates/queen-elizabeth-ii-death-king-charles-iii-address-watch-live-stream-today-2022-09-09/ King Charles III addresses the British public as monarch for the first time since the death of Queen Elizabeth II.