• King Charles delivered his first Christmas speech as monarch
  • The speech dealt with many important topics for Britain
  • His broadcast broke viewership records

Every year in Britain, it is customary for the reigning monarch to deliver a holiday time speech to the nation. For the first year in a long time, it was a King and not a Queen delivering the much-anticipated speech. This year, it was time for King Charles III to deliver his first Christmas address to the nation after the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

The King's speech rounded off the holiday season

According to the BBC, Charles' speech was the most viewed speech by a monarch in recorded history! A record 10.6 million viewers watched the broadcast on Christmas Day!

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But that's not all. It was also the most popular Christmas Day broadcast by a monarch in the two decades!. Charles addressed the nation from St George’s chapel.

Watch the video above to learn more!