Late into the night, mourners gathered at Windsor Castle to pay their respects to the Queen. One woman said that while she is in her fifties, the Queen is “the only monarch I’d ever known”.
“That’s the case for millions and millions of people,” she added.
Pop star Kylie Minogue remembered her meetings with the Queen fondly.
Quote Message: Her energy, compassion and aura had a singular brilliance. I was, and am, in awe.” from Kylie Minogue
The Reign of King Charles III
King Charles III, who became the new monarch immediately, is expected to address the nation today. The King is on his way to London as we speak to address the nation as part of his Royal duties dictate In Operation London Bridge.
Ten days of mourning in Canada & the UK
In downtown Ottawa, Canada, a huge picture of the Queen lights up the side of the National Arts Centre.
It reads “a historic reign” in both French and English. And it really was. She was the first monarch to be given the title of Queen of Canada.
She was head of state in Canada for nearly half of the country’s existence – an extraordinary fact highlighted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he addressed the nation after Her Majesty’s passing.
She was head of state of the UK and 14 other countries, including Australia, Canada and Jamaica. Remarkably, the Queen carried out her duties until the end. On Monday she invited Liz Truss to form a new government, after accepting Boris Johnson’s resignation an hour earlier.
We have a collage of pictures below showing some of the key moments in the life of the Queen. In pictures with Her majesty gone but never forgotten.