- Queen Elizabeth passed away a year ago
- September 8 marks the first anniversary of her death
- THIS is how royals commemorated her
Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, 2022 at the age of 96. The whole world mourned the longest ever reigning monarch. Now it's the first anniversary of her death and the royals are publicly commemorating her. With the death of the Queen officialized, her eldest son Charles became King Charles III. He paid tribute to his mother on Instagram today.
The palace shared a video clip in which you can see not just a photo of a young Queen Elizabeth, but also one of her with Charles and Camilla. The king himself can be heard in a voiceover saying this: "In marking the first anniversary of her late majesty's death and my accession, we recall with great affection her long life, devoted service and all she meant to so many of us."
"I am deeply grateful, too, for the love and support that has been shown to my wife and myself during this year as we do our utmost to be of service to you all," he added. His son Prince William and his wife Princess Kate also commemorated the Queen. On X, formerly Twitter, they shared some photos of the Queen...
Watch the video above to learn more!