What Happened To Queen Elizabeth II
The longest-reigning queen in British history, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at the age of 96. Since he was three years old, Prince Charles, now 73, has been the heir apparent to the throne. The Duchess of Cornwall is now the Queen Consort.
According to a statement from Buckingham Palace: “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.”
Queen Elizabeth II Cause Of Death
The following was posted on the royal family’s official website: “Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022”
The new king declared in a statement: “The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.”
“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished sovereign and a much-loved mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”
“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.”
Queen Elizabeth II lived an incredible life of service and had a profound impact on countless lives and historic events. We send our condolences to the Royal Family and join the people of the United Kingdom and all those around the world who mourn her loss.
— Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP) September 8, 2022
How Did Queen Elizabeth II Die?
According to a statement from Buckingham Palace: “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 House is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, an unwavering symbol of grace, dignity and dedication. All our thoughts are with the @RoyalFamily and our British friends. pic.twitter.com/nyfc5XQnm9
— Dior (@Dior) September 8, 2022
Speaking to the country from outside Downing Street was Liz Truss. The prime minister praised the monarch, saying: “It’s an extraordinary achievement to have presided with such dignity and grace for 70 years. Her life of service stretched beyond most of our living memories.”
“In return, she was loved and admired by the people in the United Kingdom and all around the world. She has been a personal inspiration to me and to many Britons – her devotion to duty is an example to us all.”