‘Dear mama’: King Charles sends message to Queen Elizabeth II after ‘life well lived’

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King Charles III sent an emotional message to his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as he concluded his first speech as sovereign.

In a televised address, the monarch paid tribute to the Queen, describing her “profound personal commitment” to the nation throughout her 70-year reign.

“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,” he said.

“Thank you for your love and devotion to our family and to the family of nations you have served so diligently all these years.”

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