King Charles released a heartbreaking connection pursuing the decease of Queen Elizabeth.
“The decease of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is simply a infinitesimal of the top sadness for maine and each members of my family,” Charles said successful a connection connected Thursday.
“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I cognize her nonaccomplishment volition beryllium profoundly felt passim the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless radical astir the world.”
“During this play of mourning and change, my household and I volition beryllium comforted and sustained by our cognition of the respect and heavy affection successful which The Queen was truthful wide held,” helium added.
Buckingham Palace announced the queen’s decease connected Thursday.
“The Queen died peacefully astatine Balmoral this afternoon,” the palace said. “The King and The Queen Consort volition stay astatine Balmoral this evening and volition instrumentality to London tomorrow.”
The monarch, who died astatine the property of 96, reigned for 70 years. Elizabeth ascended the throne astatine the property of 25, pursuing the decease of her father, King George VI. She was the world’s second-longest reigning monarch.