HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE II HAS DIED AGED 96
The longest reigning Monarch in British History Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The II has died today Thursday the 8th of September 2022 Buckingham Palace Announces. Her death follows a bout of illnesses within the past year and prior to the passing of His royal Highness Prince Phillip. This resulted in a number of missed royal engagements and major concerns from the public as pertaining to the state of her health. Her Majesty’s health seemed to have deteriorated further after the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Phillip on 9th April 2021.
Known to be the the voice of reason and the glue that held the royal family together, Queen Elizabeth’s reign of 70 years was recently commemorated in June with a 4 day platinum Jubilee celebration; a momentous occasion that will forever be remembered in British history, as the only Monarch and head of state the majority of the nation knows. She leaves behind a great legacy as there has never been and likely never will be another Monarch as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The II. Catapulted into the role of Queen at the age of 25; although met with controversy by scottish nationals for choosing to maintain the name Elizabeth
As Britain enters a period of national mourning, tributes continue to flood in from around the world hailing her gracious reign and commitment to serving her country and the commonwealth. As well as the head of state; The Queen was also the head of the Commonwealth, The Church Of England, and the armed forces.
The Palace has said in a statement; “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”
The Queen’s funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey in central London in around ten days, and The Queen is expected to lie in state in a few days’ time.
Following the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, as protocol, Prince Charles now King Charles accepted the ascension as the new King Of Great Britain with Clarence house confirming that His Majesty The King will officially be known as King Charles The III.
Her Majesty The Queen is survived by her children Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. A beloved figure the world over and a pillar of the British people, she shall sorely be missed and in the coming days and weeks we shall be sharing more stories and information in commemoration of the great legacy she leaves behind that we look forward to seeing carried on by His Majesty King Charles The III.
The last ever images of Her Majesty The Queen was only two days ago when she appointed Liz Truss as the new Prime Minister of Britain at Balmoral Castle. Balmoral Castle which held a special place in The Queen’s heart, and the location of her passing was the one place she felt at home and was able to freely enjoy spending time with her family and carrying out activities she enjoyed which included time with her beloved Corgis and taking care of her horses.
This truly feels like an end of an era and our hearts, thoughts and condolences go out to the royal family and the nation of Great Britain as we mourn our beloved Monarch.