Canadian royal expert explains significance of Queen’s coronavirus address

QUEEN ELIZABETH II will make a televised public address to not just the United Kingdom but the entire Commonwealth as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic.

The move comes after weeks of speculation and negotiations between Downing Street and Buckingham Palace. It will be the first such intervention from Her Majesty since 2002 following the death of her mother Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. Speaking to CTV in a phone interview, Toronto based royal expert Richard Berthelsen explained: “She can only speak when the nation is completely united.

“She speaks for everybody, the collective us.”

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source: Express

2020-04-04 08:14
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