In his address to the nation the king said his eldest son and heir, William, will assume the Scottish titles “that have meant so much to me” and succeed him as Duke of Cornwall.
Mourners pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
He said: “Today I am proud to appoint him Prince of Wales, Tywysog Cymru, the country whose title I have been so privileged to bear during so much of my life and duty.
“With Catherine by his side, I know our new Prince and Princess of Wales will continue to inspire and guide our national conversations and help bring the marginalized to the fore where vital aid can be provided.
“I would also like to express my love for Harry and Meghan as they continue to build their lives abroad.”
What did King Charles say in his address to the nation?
King Charles said: “I speak to you with feelings of deep sadness.
“All your life Her Majesty the Queen – my beloved mother – was an inspiration and role model to me and all my family and we owe her the sincerest debt that any family can owe their mother.
“queen elizabeth was a life well lived; a promise kept with fate and she is deeply mourned at her death. I renew that promise of lifelong service to all of you today.”
The king Adding how the “affection, admiration and respect” the Queen inspired “became the hallmark of her reign,” adding, “And as any member of my family can attest, she always combined those qualities with warmth, humor.” and an incorruptible ability to see the best in people.”
Karl said when The Queen ascended the throne: “Britain and the world were still through the hardships and aftermath of the Second World War and still lived by the conventions of earlier times. Over the past seventy years we have seen our society become one of many cultures and many faiths.
“As the Queen even with such unshakable devotion, I too have now solemnly vowed to uphold constitutional principles in the heart of our nation during the remaining time God grants me.”
The king ended his speech by saying: “To my dear Mama, as you embark on your final great journey to meet my dear late Papa, 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. May swarms of angels sing you to your rest.”
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/21256550.king-charles-speech-reveals-william-take-title-prince-wales/?ref=rss King Charles’ speech reveals William taking the title of Prince of Wales