Wearing a black suit and black tie, Charles said Queen Elizabeth “made sacrifices for duty, dedication, and devotion.”
“In her life of service, we have seen that an unwavering love of tradition and a fearless embrace of progress make us great as a nation.
The speech was pre-recorded at Buckingham Palace in the early hours of Friday. Sitting behind his desk, with a picture of his mother prominently displayed to his left, Charles pledged to follow in his mother’s footsteps and serve the people.
“Just as the Queen herself has made such unwavering devotion, I now solemnly
During the remaining time that God gives me, I pledge to uphold the constitutional principles at the heart of our nation.
“And no matter where you live in England or in any kingdom or territory around the world, whatever your background or beliefs, as I have done all my life, loyalty, respect and I will try to serve you with love,” he added.
Charles also took time to talk about his family and said he would rely on them when taking over a role he had been preparing for over 70 years.
“I count on the loving help of my beloved wife, Camilla,” Prince Charles said, adding, “She will be my Queen in recognition of her own loyal public service since their marriage 17 years ago. ‘ added.
The King also made an important announcement in his first speech, naming his son William as Prince of Wales.
“With Catherine by her side, our new Prince and Princess of Wales are in a central position where they can continue to inspire and lead our national conversation and provide vital assistance,” Prince Charles said. It will help bring limits to the
He also said, “I want to express my love for Harry and Meghan as they continue to build their lives abroad.”
Given their decision to step back from royal roles in 2020, the fact that the new king took the time to mention his young wife and his wife is considered significant.
In another message to the late Queen, he concluded with a personal note.
“Thank you for your love and devotion to our family and to the families of the country you have served so diligently all your life.”