King Charles III to give televised address

Queen Elizabeth II died on Sept. 8 at the age of 96. She reigned for 70 years. Her son, Charles, has now become king. He released a statement following the death of his mother. "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." King Charles III, via Royal Family Twitter account. "We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother.