Replace (1331ET): The Royal Household has issued a assertion that Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch, died at 96.
“The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will stay at Balmoral this night and can return to London tomorrow,” The Royal Household mentioned.
Earlier within the day, Buckingham Palace issued a uncommon assertion that mentioned the Queen was “beneath medical supervision” and medical doctors had been “involved” for her well being.
At 96, she was Britain’s longest-serving monarch, stretching over seven a long time. She represented stability for the UK in a postwar period.
The Queen took the throne when Winston Churchill was in energy. Her seven-decade reign noticed the decolonization of the British Empire in Asia and Africa. Her recognition has saved her in energy for a few years.
She grew to become the longest-serving British monarch in 2015, surpassing her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.
In international historical past, the Queen was the second-longest reigning monarch, outdone solely by French King Louis XIV, who served as monarch for greater than 72 years after taking the throne at age 4 and dying in 1715.
“Inevitably, an extended life can go by many milestones — my very own isn’t any exception — however I thanks all and the various others at house and abroad on your touching messages of nice kindness,” the Queen mentioned in June.
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Buckingham Palace launched a assertion saying after “additional analysis” on Thursday morning, medical doctors for Queen Elizabeth II are “involved for Her Majesty’s well being.”
“Following additional analysis this morning, The Queen’s medical doctors are involved for Her Majesty’s well being and have really helpful she stay beneath medical supervision,” the assertion learn.
The assertion continued: “The Queen stays snug and at Balmoral.”
On Wednesday evening, the Queen, who’s 96, postponed her Privy Council assembly after being suggested by medical doctors to relaxation.
Earlier within the week, the Queen appointed Liz Truss to kind a brand new administration as the brand new chief of the Conservative Celebration. She met with outgoing PM Boris Johnson, who provided his resignation earlier on Tuesday, ending his time in workplace.
The assembly between the Queen, Truss, and Johnson would’ve occurred in Buckingham Palace, however the ceremony was held in Balmoral Fortress in Scotland because of the monarch’s mobility points.
“The complete nation might be deeply involved by the information from Buckingham Palace this lunchtime,” Truss tweeted Thursday.
“My ideas — and the ideas of individuals throughout our United Kingdom — are with Her Majesty The Queen and her household right now,” she added.
Reviews point out the Queen’s household has traveled to Balmoral.
Every day Mirror says a Royal helicopter landed on the grounds of Balmoral.
“It comes as members of the Royal Household are racing to see the Queen after the palace made a uncommon announcement about her well being,” the British newspaper mentioned.