The Legacy Ends with the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96

Queen Elizabeth II is now no longer the reigning British monarch as she died at age 96 on September 8, 2022. She was the queen and head of state of 15 Commonwealth countries as well as a constitutional monarch in the United Kingdom. Her son, the 73-year-old Prince Charles, was crowned King after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the end of an era.

History of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in the UK’s history. She took the throne at age 25 on February 1952, following the death of her father King George VI. Throughout her reign, Queen Elizabeth II has seen many changes. Her reign saw the breakup of the British Empire into a Commonwealth, the rise of the modern world and technology, and even saw the fall of the Berlin Wall. But despite all these changes, the Queen managed to keep her position as the head of state for 70 years and 214 days – the longest reign in British history. Throughout her reign, Queen Elizabeth II maintained a low-key presence, rarely speaking out about political issues. She is the only British monarch in the past 100 years who haven’t served in the military. She has, however, been heavily involved in various charities and has been the patron of at least 800 organizations.

Mourning and Celebration for Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered as a woman who lived her life with dignity and grace. Her death will be a big loss not just to the UK but to the whole world. Some people have already started celebrating her life as well as mourning her death. People have also begun to leave flowers and other mementos at major landmarks where the Queen was often seen. There have been many tributes to the Queen online as well. Despite her death, her legacy will live on. The UK has undergone a lot of changes since the 1950s, but Queen Elizabeth has always been there to guide and support her people. The death of Queen Elizabeth will leave a big hole in the hearts of many.

Prince Charles Becomes King of England

As soon as the news of her death broke out, Prince Charles was immediately proclaimed King of England, and the UK government will now have to prepare for an official “accession” ceremony. The British flag has been lowered to half-staff following the news, but it will be flown at full staff again once the new king has taken the throne. The UK government will also now have to decide how to mark the momentous occasion.