A statement from His Majesty The King: pic.twitter.com/AnBiyZCher
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 8, 2022
King Charles III today qualified the death of his “dear mother”, Queen Elizabeth II, as “a moment of great sadness” for the entire family, according to a statement. “The death of my dear mother, Her Majesty the Queen, is a moment of great sadness for me and all my family members”, he says, adding that she was a “cherished monarch and a much loved mother”. and by countless people around the world. During this time of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and supported by knowing the respect and deep affection for the Queen.” Queen Elizabeth II died today at age 96 at Balmoral Castle, in Scotland, was announced today by the royal family.
“The queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and return to London tomorrow [Friday],” Buckingham Palace announced in a statement, referring to Charles and Camilla. The news came after close members of the royal family suddenly traveled to Balmoral today to be with the queen following a statement expressing doctors’ concern over the 96-year-old monarch’s health.