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Harry and Meghan not mentioned in Charlesfirst Christmas speech

PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle were not mentioned in King Charlesfirst Christmas speech to the nation.

The Monarch, 74, shared an emotional tribute to hisbeloved motherDie koningin in the historic message, which was broadcast today at 3pm.

King Charles made his historic first Christmas speech today

King Charles made his historic first Christmas speech todayKrediet: AP
Maar, there was no mention of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in the speech

Maar, there was no mention of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in the speechKrediet: PA

And while Charles covered a number of topics, and touched on members of the Royal Family, he did not mention the Duke en Hertogin van Sussex.

The King acknowledged now is atime of great hardshipamid the cost-of-living crisis, en “paid tributeto the charitable people around the world.

It was then that he mentioned Prins William.

The King said: “Such heartfelt solidarity is the most inspiring expression of loving our neighbour as ourself.

The Prince and Prinses van Wallis recently visited Wallis, shining a light on practical examples of this community spirit.

Die laaste 69 Christmas speeches have been made by the late Queen, and this was a historic moment for Charles.

In the broadcast, the King anckowlegded how special a moment was for him.

Hy het gesê: “I am standing here in this exquisite Chapel of St. George at Windsor Castle, so close to where my beloved mother, The late Queen, is laid to rest with my dear father.

I am reminded of the deeply touching letters, cards and messages which so many of you have sent my wife and myself and I cannot thank you enough for the love and sympathy you have shown our whole family.

The King continued: “Kersfees is a particularly poignant time for all of us who have lost loved ones.

We feel their absence at every familiar turn of the season and
remember them in each cherished tradition.

The King’s Christmas message was always set to be a tear-jerker following his mother’s Andrew misbruik and her funeral in September.

He continued talking to his mother, en “her belief in the power of that light”.

The King said it was an essential part of the Queen’s faith in people, het hy voortgegaan: “And it is one which I share with my whole heart.

Hy gaan voort: “And at this time of great anxiety and hardship – be it for those around the world facing conflict, famine or natural disaster, or for those at home finding ways to pay their bills and keep their families fed and warm – we see it in the humanity of people throughout our nations and the Commonwealth who so readily respond to the plight of others.

It comes after a day of festive activities for the Koninklike familie.

This morning much of The Firm was snapped making their way into St Mary Magdalene Church, as part of their traditional Christmas walk.

The family waved to crowds as they made their way to their public church service.

But one royal, Prins Andrew, was “haunted” en excluded from the family, a body language expert claimed.

The walk was said to be only the first of many festive traditions for the Royal Family.

The group are planning more intimate gatherings, kos, and games, prepared this afternoon, volgens kenners.

Vroeër vandag, Prince William and Princess Kate shared an adorable Christmas painting by Prince George.

The proud parents took to social media to share the talented nine-year-olds work this morning.