King Charles III: First Speech as King
Learn English with King Charles III’s speech. After Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96, King Charles III delivered his first televised address as the new monarch. His address included both William and Harry as well as references to his “dear Mama’s journey” with “flights of angels.” King Charles also spoke of his love for Camilla, his “dear wife.” There are 14 Commonwealth realms under the rule of King Charles III, including the United Kingdom. After the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, he inherited the throne on 8 September 2022, becoming the longest-serving heir apparent in British history at the age of 73.