Queen Elizabeth II has died at 96. Britain’s longest-reigning monarch is to be succeeded by her eldest son, Charles, the Prince of Wales. She had been on the throne for 70 years.
Governor Janet Mills issued the following statement following the passing of Queen Elizabeth:
Queen Elizabeth served with dignity and grace across her historic seventy year reign. On behalf of the people of Maine, I offer our deepest condolences to the Royal Family and the people of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.
A statement from His Majesty The King: pic.twitter.com/AnBiyZCher
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 8, 2022
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) September 8, 2022
“The Queen has died, very sadly. She died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.”
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch whose rule spanned seven decades, died on Thursday at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace has announced. https://t.co/lmvLUfBMV0 pic.twitter.com/8YlXgLEszH
— CNN (@CNN) September 8, 2022
— CBS 13 News (@WGME) September 8, 2022
#BREAKING ..very sad news to pass along #QueenElizabeth has passed away..such a remarkable woman. Rest in Peace Ma'am ..you will be incredibly missed. #Queen #RIPQueenElizabeth https://t.co/EfVVOnw26f
— Tracy Sabol (@TracySabolDC) September 8, 2022
.@ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, has died. She was 96 years old.
— ABC News (@ABC) September 8, 2022