Prince Charles was officially declared the new monarch two days later and was given a state funeral in London on September 19 after a national mourning period.
As a tribute, His Majesty left a handwritten note on his mother’s coffin as it was carried to Westminster Abbey. I requested a funeral wreath made of flowers, leaves such as rosemary and myrtle from Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Highgrove House.
In his first public appearance, Prince Charles said, “Throughout her life, Her Majesty the Queen has been my beloved mother, an inspiration and example to me and my entire family. I owe her the most heartfelt debt that I can owe to a mother.” Speech as King on 9 September.
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