On behalf of everyone involved with the RNLI, we send our heartfelt condolences to The Royal Family on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen dedicated 70 years as Patron of the RNLI. Her Majesty’s support for our lifesavers- and our cause-will never be forgotten.
long live the Queen. Since the news of her sudden death, there have been a lot of questions over how the Queen died and what caused her death.
Queen Elizabeth Cause of Death? How did the Queen die?
Queen Elizabeth II died “peacefully” at her home at Balmoral Castle in Scotland in the afternoon of September 8, 2022. She was 96. Buckingham Palace confirmed her death in a statement. She will be succeeded by her son, Charles, Prince of Wales, who will now become King Charles III.
Charles’ wife, Camila, Duchess of Cornwall, will now become The Queen Sonsort. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham Palace’s statement read. “The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.” The Queen’s death came hours after after Buckingham Palace announced that she had been placed under “medical supervision” due to “concerns” from her doctors.
“Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision,” the Buckingham Palace said at the time. “The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral.” The statement continued, “Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have traveled to Balmoral.”
The London bridge has fallen. The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. Rest is peace your Majesty, Queen Elizabeth. 7 decades,15 prime ministers, 1 QUEEN.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II “died peacefully” on Thursday, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace. She was 96.
The news of her death came just hours after the palace announced that the queen’s doctors were “concerned” about her health and were keeping her under “medical supervision” at Balmoral Castle, the British royal family’s estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, where she has been vacationing this summer.
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited the British embassy in Washington, DC, on Thursday to pay their respects and address embassy staff following Queen Elizabeth II’s death.
- The death of Queen Elizabeth II is announced at the age of 96, ending the longest reign of any British monarch
- Doctors became concerned about her health today – with her children and grandchildren racing to Balmoral
- World joins Britain in mourning, and celebrating, devoted sovereign who ruled the country for 70 years
- Queen’s son Charles, the former Prince of Wales, becomes King and is expected to address the nation shortly
- Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary became Queen on Feb 6 1952 aged just 25, when her father George VI died
- Her reign spanned 15 British Prime Ministers from Sir Winston Churchill to Liz Truss and 14 US Presidents
- And on September 9, 2015, she became longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria’s record
This is what the royal line of succession looks like:
With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, her son, Charles, immediately became King.