·Editor, Yahoo News Canada
Fri, 9 September 2022 at 7:51 pm
King Charles III addressed the nation for the first time today as a monarch after the Queen’s death and pledged his “lifelong service” to the United Kingdom.
After arriving at the Buckingham Palace to a massive crowd, he paid a tribute to the Queen as a mother and a ruler—thanking his “darling Mama”.
Many in the crowd could not hold back tears as he spoke about his mother.
Throughout her life, HM the Queen, my beloved mother, was an inspiration and example to me and to all my family. We owe her the most heartfelt debt any family could owe to their mother, for her love, affection, guidance and example.King Charles III, in his first address
Among much speculation about his reign as King and public scrutiny about the monarchy’s violent, colonial history, the public reaction was mostly positive towards his first speech.