King Charles III delivered his first address as new British Monarch following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth.
Charles took over the throne on Thursday after his mother Queen Elizabeth passed away at age 96.
In conclusion, King Charles thanked his mother and told her, “May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.”
BREAKING: King Charles III concludes address from Buckingham Palace: "To my darling mama, as you begin your last great journey to join my dear late papa, I want simply to say this: thank you."
"May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest."
— ABC News (@ABC) September 9, 2022
Here is King Charles’s full statement today.
King Charles III delivered his first public address as the new British monarch, just a day after ascending to the throne following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II. https://t.co/XN75HP44iK pic.twitter.com/9B4jeUAwHl
— CNN (@CNN) September 9, 2022
King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort, greeted the crowds outside Westminster on Friday.
King Charles III greets crowds outside Buckingham Palace
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) September 9, 2022
Charles held his first meeting with Prime Minister Liz Truss this afternoon.
King Charles holds first audience with Liz Truss at Buckingham Palace https://t.co/LXgh7ZyyXC
— Eastpost (@Eastpostnew) September 9, 2022