Queen Elizabeth stay updates: Queen dies at 96

She had been “beneathneath scientific supervision” at Balmoral Castle

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II “died peacefully” on Thursday, in keeping with a declaration from Buckingham Palace. She become 96.

The information of her loss of life got here simply hours after the palace introduced that the queen’s docs had been “concerned” approximately her fitness and had been preserving her beneathneath “scientific supervision” at Balmoral Castle, the British royal family’s property in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in which she has been traveling this summer.

Members of the royal family, along with the queen’s 4 children, fast accumulated via way of means of her aspect at Balmoral, in keeping with their respective spokespersons. She died that afternoon.

 

Elizabeth become Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. She ascended to the throne in 1952 and, in June, celebrated her Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years as queen. Her eldest son, Charles, Prince of Wales, will take his mother’s vicinity at the British throne as king. Charles’ wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, turns into referred to as queen consort.