Elizabeth II of England: April 21, 1926 – September 8, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II of England

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary became Elizabeth II of England 70 years ago.

She died this afternoon.

Queen Elizabeth II has died
BBC News (September 8, 2022)

“Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

“She died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Scottish estate, where she had spent much of the summer.

“The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change….”

There will be no shortage, I’m sure, of pieces written about Elizabeth II.

But I’ll just say that I think she is and will be missed, and go back to what I had been getting ready for this week.

Although the death of Elizabeth II is ‘current events,’ I’ve applied the history tag to this post. That makes sense to me. I’ve talked about history and how I see it fairly often, including this stuff:

About Brian H. Gill

I was born in 1951. I'm a husband, father and grandfather. One of the kids graduated from college in December, 2008, and is helping her husband run businesses and raise my granddaughter; another is a cartoonist and artist; #3 daughter is a writer; my son is developing a digital game with #3 and #1 daughters. I'm also a writer and artist.
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2 Responses to Elizabeth II of England: April 21, 1926 – September 8, 2022

  1. That is quite the age, though. I mean, I guess the memes about her alleged immortality will have to take a different turn now. X”D

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