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Queen Elizabeth’s death: Latest complete statement from Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace announced Queen Elizabeth’s death in a short statement on Thursday.

By Web Desk
September 09, 2022
Queen Elizabeth’s death: Latest complete statement from Buckingham Palace
Queen Elizabeth’s death: Latest complete statement from Buckingham Palace

British royal family will observe a period of mourning that ends on the seventh day after the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, with flags at royal residences to remain at half mast.

Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history and an icon instantly recognisable to billions of people around the world, died on Thursday. She was 96.

Buckingham Palace announced her death in a short statement on Thursday.

"The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon," Buckingham Palace said in a statement at 6:30 pm (1730 GMT).

Now, the latest statement issued from the palace reads: “Following the death of Her Majesty The Queen, it is His Majesty The King's wish that a period of Royal Mourning be observed from now until seven days after The Queen’s Funeral. The date of the Funeral will be confirmed in due course.”

Buckingham Palace Complete Statement

Queen Elizabeth’s death: Latest complete statement from Buckingham Palace
Queen Elizabeth’s death: Latest complete statement from Buckingham Palace