King Charles gives tribute to Queen Elizabeth

King Charles III addressed the nation for the first time since his mother’s passing, pleading his “lifelong service” to the United Kingdom.

Video transcript

KING CHARLES: On behalf of all my family, I can only offer the most sincere and heartfelt thanks for your condolences and support. They mean more to me than I can ever possibly express, and 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. Thank you for your love and devotion to our family and to the family of nations you have served so diligently all these years. May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.