BRITAIN’S longest serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away on September 8, 2022.
Her Majesty’s death certificate, released three weeks later, revealed exactly when and how she died.
The Queen died on September 8 at the age of 96
The late monarch’s death certificate revealed her cause of death to be old age
What was the Queen’s cause of death?
The late monarch’s death certificate gave her cause of death as “old age”.
This was also what was listed on her husband Prince Philip’s certificate following his passing in April 2021.
The Queen‘s document, released by the National Records of Scotland, confirmed she died at 3.10pm on Thursday, September 8, 2022.
Princess Anne, who had been at Her Majesty’s bedside, was listed as the official informant.
Following her mother’s death, the Princess Royal said: “I was fortunate to share the last 24 hours of my dearest mother’s life.”
The Queen, who reigned for 70 years, died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, and her death is registered in the district of Aberdeenshire.
How old was the Queen when she died?
The Queen passed away at the age of 96.
She died 16 months after losing her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, aged 99.
Where is the Queen buried?
The Queen is buried at the King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Castle.
She was laid to rest alongside her “strength and stay” Philip following an emotional state funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday, September, 19, 2022.
The historic event was attended by presidents, prime ministers and other VIPs and was watched by millions around the world.
But the royal family said a private goodbye at a committal service at St George’s Chapel later that evening.
Her Majesty was reunited with Philip after her coffin was lowered into the royal vault.
She is also buried alongside her father King George VI and her sister Prince Margaret’s ashes.