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King Charles III makes first address to the UK as sovereign – BBC News

Sep 10, 2022

King Charles III makes first address to the UK as sovereign – BBC News

I speak to you today with feelings of deep sadness. Her Majesty the Queen, my beloved mother was an inspiration and example to me and all my family, and we owe her the heartfelt debt that a family can owe to their mother for her love, affection, guidance, understanding and example Queen Elizabeth was a life well lived kept a promise with Destiny and she deeply mourns her death for that promise of lifelong service which I renew today to all, alongside the personal sorrow shared by my entire family with so many of you in the UK, in all countries , during which the Queen was Head of State in the Commonwealth, and around the world a deep sense of gratitude for the more than 70 years that my mother served as Queen to the people of so many nations In 1947, on her 21st birthday, she vowed in a broadcast from Cape Town to the Commonwealth, devoting their lives, be it short or long, to the service of their peoples, that was more than a n Promise was a deep personal dedication that ruled her entire life she made sacrifices for duty her dedication and devotion was

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never wavered through times of change and progress, through times of joy and celebration, and through times of sadness and loss in her life of service, we saw the steadfast love of tradition along with that fearless embrace of progress that

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us great as nations, the affection, admiration and respect she inspired became the hallmark of her reign, and like each As a member of my family can attest, she combined these qualities with a warm sense of humor and an unerring ability To always see the best in people, I pay tribute to my mother's memory and honor her life of service.
king charles iii makes first address to the uk as sovereign bbc news
I know her passing brings great sadness to so many of you and I share with you all that sense of immeasurable loss, when the Queen came Britain and the world were still coping with the hardship and aftermath of World War II and still alive still following the conventions of yore Over the last 70 years we have seen our society become one of many cultures and many faiths. The institutions of the state have in turn changed, but through all the changes and challenges our nation and family of rich talents, traditions and achievements of which I am so unspeakably proud have thrived and flourished, our values ​​have remained and must remain, the role and duties of the monarchy remain, as does the

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's special relationship and responsibility to the Church of England, the Church in which I myself believe.
king charles iii makes first address to the uk as sovereign bbc news
Deeply rooted in this faith and the values ​​it inspires, I have been brought up to to cultivate a sense of duty to others and to treat with the greatest respect as Queen herself the precious traditions, freedoms and responsibilities of our unique history and our system of parliamentary government with such unshakable devotion, I too now solemnly pledge myself during the remaining time that God has given me granted that Disadvantages to uphold tition principles at the heart of our nation and wherever you live in the UK or in the

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doms and territories around the world and whatever your background or beliefs I will seek to serve you with loyalty, respect and love to serve as I have throughout my time my life will of course change, as I assume my new responsibilities I will no longer be able to devote as much time and energy to the charities and causes that are so dear to me hearts, but knowing that this important work will disappear in the trusting hands of others, this is also a time of change for my family.
king charles iii makes first address to the uk as sovereign bbc news
I count on the loving help of my beloved wife Camilla in recognition of her own faithful public service, she has become my wife since our marriage 17 years ago. I know she will meet the demands of her new role with the unwavering devotion to duty on which I rely so much as my heir William now assumes the Scottish titles that have meant so much to me that he succeeds me as Duke of Cornwall and takes on the responsibility for Dutch Cornwall that I have held for more than five decades. Today I am proud to make him Prince of Wales, the country whose title I was so very privileged to bear, during so much of my life and duty, I know that beside him Catherine, our new Prince and Princess of Wales, will continue to inspire and guide our national conversations to help bring the marginalized to the fore where vital aid can be delivered.
king charles iii makes first address to the uk as sovereign bbc news
I would also like to express my love for Harry and Megan as they continue to build their lives abroad, In just over a week we will come together as a nation, as a commonwealth and indeed as a global community to bring my beloved mother to rest in our grief bed we remember and draw strength from the light of their example On behalf of all my family I can only express the most sincere and heartfelt gratitude for your condolences and support, which is braver than I can ever express to me, and to my beloved Mama, if As you begin your la I just want to say this thank you, thank you for your love and devotion to our family and to the family of nations you have served so diligently over the years.
king charles iii makes first address to the uk as sovereign bbc news
May swarms of angels sing you to your rest
king charles iii makes first address to the uk as sovereign bbc news
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