Prince William spoke out after the Queen’s sad death. The monarch, William’s grandmother, died on September 8 after Buckingham Palace issued a brief statement in the morning that she was unwell. The sad death of the 96-year-old monarch triggered grief and touching tributes around the world, although surely no one feels the tragic loss more than her family.
William, the Prince of Wales, publicly mourned the loss of his grandmother in a heartbreaking statement on September 10. “On Thursday the world lost an extraordinary leader whose commitment to the country, the empires and the Commonwealth was absolute. The significance of her historic reign will be spoken of in the coming days. However, I lost a grandmother,” William wrote of the Queen. “She was by my side in my happiest moments. And she was by my side in the saddest days of my life. I knew that day would come, but it will It’s going to take some time for the reality of life without a grandma to feel really real.”
The Queen’s tragic death means that William is now next in line to the throne and his father, King Charles, takes over as head of the monarchy. The announcement of Queen Elizabeth’s ill health came just a day after William and Princess Kate dropped off their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, at their new school in photos and videos shared by Sky News.