The death certificate of Queen Elizabeth II was published this Thursday by the National Register of Scotland. The document clarifies that the monarch passed away “due to old age” at 3:10 p.m. on September 8.
Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle. in the north of England, accompanied by her family. After 70 years in power, she became the world’s longest-serving monarch.
Buckingham Palace had issued a statement shortly after 12:30 p.m. that day to say that doctors were concerned about the queen’s health and that she would remain under medical supervision. Her death was officially announced at 6:30 p.m.3 hours after the time that confirms the minutes.
Days of national mourning followed the queen’s passing. Parades, ceremonies and symbolic tours were carried out within England and in the countries part of the ‘Commonwealth’ to pay homage to the life of Elizabeth II.
With his death, Charles III became king and he has already started with his real tasks, after the official mourning.
(With information from Regina Diez Gutiérrez)