How to sign the royal website’s book of condolences for Queen Elizabeth II | royal | New
Her Majesty died yesterday aged 96 at what is considered one of her favorite British residences. Buckingham Palace said in a statement that the Queen died “peacefully”.
A period of mourning has now been announced and the date of the Queen’s state funeral will be revealed shortly.
Mourners delivered flowers, photographs and touching messages to the gates of Buckingham Palace and other royal residences.
They can also post a message of condolence to the family online.
You can also do so by visiting the Royal Family’s official website, here.
On the webpage, simply enter your name, email address, location, and below your message in the assigned boxes.
After that, click on “Preview” below, then on “Send your message”.
A selection of the submitted message will be forwarded to members of the Royal Family.
Some may also be held in the Royal Archies ‘for prosperity’, the website notes.
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In his first speech as king, Charles III expressed his thanks for those who have already sent their condolences.
He said: “On behalf of my entire family, I can only offer you the deepest and most heartfelt thanks for your condolences and support.
“They mean more to me than I can ever express.”
The King added: “In just over a week, we will come together as a nation, as a Commonwealth and indeed as a global community, to rest my beloved mother.
“In our grief, let us remember and draw strength from his example.”
Charles III expressed his wish for a period of royal mourning to be observed within seven days of the Queen’s funeral.