Queen addresses the nation: ‘Those who come after us will say that the Britons of this generation were as strong as any’

In an historic television address, the Queen will tell Britain she has faith the public will ‘take pride in how they respond’ to Covid-19

The Queen will address the nation on Sunday CREDIT: WPA

The Queen will urge Britain to rise to the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, speaking of her faith that this generation will prove themselves “as strong as any” that have come before.  

Invoking the spirit that saw the country through the Second World War, the 93-year-old monarch will talk of her hope that Britons will be able to “take pride in how they responded”, drawing on the traits of “self-discipline, quiet good-humoured resolve and fellow-feeling” that characterise the UK.  

No 10 said The Queen’s intervention was designed to “lift the nation’s spirits” as the Government urged people to follow lockdown rules designed to slow the spread of Covid-19 and prevent the NHS being overwhelmed….

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Source: telegraph.co.uk








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