Announcing the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Lancaster
Thursday 8th September 2022
It is with the deepest sorrow that Buckingham Palace has announced the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Her Majesty passed away peacefully this afternoon at Balmoral Castle.
Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies go out to all members of the Royal Family at this very sad time.
A book of condolences has been opened at Lancaster Castle.