On Thursday 08 September, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral surrounded by her close family, aged 96.
Queen Elizabeth’s son, King Charles III, gave the following statement:
“The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.
We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.
During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held.”
Many people gathered at Buckingham Palace to place flowers and pay their respects to the late Queen.
Queen Elizabeth reigned from 06 February 1952 until her death on 08 September 2022 making her the UK’s longest-reigning monarch and the second-longest-reigning monarch in world history.
Everyone at Consultus is deeply saddened by the news and our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this difficult time.