According to the death certificate just released by the Scottish National Records Agency on September 29, Queen Elizabethh II died of “age” at 3:10 pm (local time) on September 8.
The 96-year-old monarch died at Balmoral Castle, Scotland, about three and a half hours before the news was announced to the world.
Queen Elizabeth II – Photo: TELEGRAPH
According to the sheet Telegraphseveral members of the royal family were still on their way to Balmoral when the Queen passed away.
At 4pm, Prince William drove his family to Balmoral and arrived at 5pm. Prince Harry learned of the Queen’s death when the plane landed in Aberdeen a few hours later. British Prime Minister Liz Truss was informed at 16:30 on the same day.
Queen Elizabeth II reigned for 70 years, the longest in history.
Queen Elizabeth II’s death certificate – Photo: TELEGRAPH
The Queen was interred at Windsor Castle on September 19, following a national funeral at Westminster Abbey.
The funeral at the stately Westminster Abbey brought together some 2,000 foreign officials, royals and dignitaries, including President Joe Biden of the United States.
The Queen’s eldest son, Charles, 73, succeeded, becoming King Charles III.
Queen Elizabeth II rests in the memorial chapel of King George VI, in Windsor Castle.
The King George VI Memorial Chapel was built in 1969 after Queen Elizabeth II made it the final resting place of King George VI. Prince Philip’s coffin has also been moved to King George VI’s memorial chapel to rest with Queen Elizabeth II.