The Royal Family has announced that Queen Elizabeth II his died at the age of 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. pic.twitter.com/VfxpXro22W
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 8, 2022
"The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon," the message posted to social media reads. "The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow."
She became queen on Feb. 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953, the mother of Prince Charles, heir to the throne, and grandmother of Princes William and Harry. She is the longest-reigning monarch in British history.
Several individuals and organizations have already taken to social media to respond to the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
West Ham United is deeply saddened by the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with the Royal Family and we join the nation in mourning her loss. Rest In Peace, Your Majesty. pic.twitter.com/YSm5snQOgD
— West Ham United (@WestHam) September 8, 2022
We join our country in mourning the passing of The Queen. May Her Majesty rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/lv2YlpLIA4
— Bradford City AFC (@officialbantams) September 8, 2022
Rest in peace to HRH Queen Elizabeth II. We pay our respects to Her Majesty and her incredible 70-year reign - an unforgettable female force.
1926 - 2022. pic.twitter.com/QiMq4bHdj5
— boohoo (@boohoo) September 8, 2022
Such a terribly sad day. Her Majesty The Queen has died. A truly remarkable woman who served her country with dignity, loyalty and grace. A comforting ever present in the lives of most of us. Rest In Peace, Your Majesty.
— Gary Lineker 💙💛 (@GaryLineker) September 8, 2022
The Queen just wanted to be with her Philip again. Rest in Peace Queen Elizabeth, fly high with your love 🥺♥️ pic.twitter.com/pW4M1QpHUk
— Kayla Adams (@KaylaAdams___) September 8, 2022
May the Queen rest in peace. A national treasure and an iconic figure across the entire world.
We will not see another monarch reign for so long during our life time. pic.twitter.com/r2IYNgbX9C
— Dave Z Photography (@DaveZ_uk) September 8, 2022