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Queen Elizabeth II Has Died At Age 96 After 70-Year Reign

“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.”

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Queen Elizabeth II Has Died At Age 96 After 70-Year Reign.

Queen Elizabeth II, has died on Thursday as the longest-reigning monarch in British history, at age 96.

“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 royal family tweeted.

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In a statement, King Charles III — formerly known as Prince Charles — said his mother’s death was a “moment of great sadness.”

Early Thursday, the royal family announced doctors were “concerned” about the Queen’s health, so she was put under “medical supervision.” In response, Princes Harry, William, Charles, and Andrew, among others, flew to Scotland’s Balmoral to be by the monarch’s bedside.

Meghan Markle, on the other hand, did not accompany the Duke of Sussex to the royal family.

The Queen is survived by four children, eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She ruled the Commonwealth for more than 70 years after her father, George VI, died in 1952.

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Queen Elizabeth II met with Prime Minister Liz Truss at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on the Tuesday before her death.

Elizabeth was known for her stiff upper lip, her colorful uniform — which she famously claimed she wore because “nobody will know who I am” in beige — and her love of Corgis and horses.

Elizabeth, according to biographer and royal expert Robert Hardman, never gave much thought to the legacy she was leaving behind.

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The Queen’s coronation took place on June 2, 1953 after her father, George VI, died.

“She’s not like Queen Victoria, who was very concerned about her legacy forever, unveiling statues of herself and building monuments,” the “Queen of Our Times” author revealed in April 2022. “That’s not the queen’s way. It’s sort of just get on with the job and move aside.”

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He went on to say that the Commonwealth’s continued existence and popularity was a testament to the Queen’s reign and influence.

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