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Queen Elizabeth is no more, Who’s the next King

Queen Elizabeth II became Queen on the death of her father King George VI on 6 February, 1952. Her reign of 70 years was seven years longer than that of Queen Victoria. She died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, Scotland, where the Queen’s favorite summer home is situated. The death of the Queen brings an end to the longest reign in the history of the United Kingdom, and one of the longest reigns by any head of state. Elizabeth’s family had been gathering at her Scottish estate in Aberdeenshire after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday.

Monarch has been suffering from age-related mobility issues and had cut down her travels, including appointing new Prime Minister Truss in Scotland earlier this week. Elizabeth II became Queen on the death of her father King George VI on 6 February 1952.

The Queen was served by 15 UK Prime Ministers during her reign, beginning with Winston Churchill in 1952, as well as many Prime Ministers across her Realms. As Head of State, she also acted as diplomat and hostess, welcoming over 110 Presidents and Prime Ministers to the UK on official visits. As Head of the Armed Forces, Queen had strong links to Naval ships, army regiments, and air squadrons both in the UK and throughout all her realms.

Prince Charles Is Now King After Queen Elizabeth ’s Death

Charles arrived back in London after flying from Balmoral and met with prime minister Liz Truss prior to his first national address as monarch this evening. The King was met with chants of “God Save the King” as he shook hands with and chatted with mourners, with Camilla walking close behind a grieving Charles.

As heartfelt tributes continued to pour in from across the globe following her death on Thursday, MPs held a minute’s silence in the Commons, with former PM Boris Johnson recalling being “moved to tears” after being asked in a BBC interview several months ago to discuss the Queen in the past tense. Gun salutes rang out across the country on Friday afternoon, with 96 rounds fired to mark the Queen’s life.


Queen Elizabeth II passes away – London Bridge is Down

The Queen Elizabeth died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon- Buckingham Palace.

Britain’s Prince Harry is traveling alone to Scotland, without his wife Meghan, to be with his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, after doctors expressed concern about her health on Thursday, PA Media reported.

The White House said on Thursday that President Joe Biden had been briefed about the situation with Britain’s ailing Queen Elizabeth and that his thoughts were with her and her family. Charles, the Prince of Wales, will unofficially become the king. He’ll make his first speech as head of state on the evening of the queen’s death.

But all of this is if the queen dies in London. Were she to pass away elsewhere — she is currently recuperating at Balmoral Castle in Scotland — the day after the queen’s death, the flags will be raised again, and at 11 am, Charles will officially become king. He may or may not choose to stick with the name and choose a regnal name instead. His wife Camilla will assume the title of queen, as per the wishes of Elizabeth II. The new king will tour the UK — to Edinburgh, Belfast, and Cardiff — to attend services honoring his mother.

Meanwhile, Westminster Hall will be closed for cleaning and funeral preparations. Four days after her death, Buckingham Palace will be a procession to Westminster Hall, where she will lie in State for the next four days. Important people will be able to visit her first, followed by her normal subjects. Officials expect between half a million to a million people to see the queen.

On the ninth day, the funeral is held. At 9 am, the bells covered in leather pads will ring. The coffin will be carried to Westminster Abbey. The funeral will begin at 11 am. After the funeral, the queen will be taken to Windsor Castle where she will be buried next to her husband, Prince Philip, and her father, King George VI.

Royal Family Announces Queen Elizabeth’s death

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