The Royal Family has released its first statement from His Majesty The King, King Charles III; the headline reads, “A statement from His Majesty The King at the time of the Queen’s death.”
“The death of my beloved, Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family,” the statement began.
“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother,” it added. “I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”
“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held,” the statement concluded.
See the statement below:
A statement from His Majesty The King: pic.twitter.com/AnBiyZCher
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 8, 2022