King expected to mark anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s death privately – with no public event


The King is expected to mark the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s death privately.

The King and Queen, who are on their traditional summer break, will not hold a private family gathering at their Balmoral estate to commemorate the passing of the late monarch, and no public event is planned.

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Queen Elizabeth II, who was the UK’s longest-serving monarch, died aged 96 at Balmoral, Aberdeenshire, on 8 September 2022.

She reigned for 70 years.

Her death was the moment her son and heir Charles became King.

He was coronated on 6 May 2023, when Camilla became Queen.

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It is understood the King and Queen are not expected to attend any public engagements during the week of the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s death.

The late Queen used to mark the passing of her father King George VI privately at Sandringham. He died on 6 February 1952.

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