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Prince Louis’ heartbreaking first words after discovering Queen’s death

Speaking to mourners, Princess Kate revealed what her four-year-old son said following the loss
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The death of much loved Queen Elizabeth II has caused sadness for countless people across the globe, not least her family.

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Among those grieving Britain’s longest reigning monarch are her children, grandkids and great-grandkids.

As members of the Royal Family step out to speak to the public in the wake of the Queen’s passing, details of how some of the youngest members of the family are coping have come to light.

Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton – who had joined husband Prince William as well as in-laws Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for a walkabout at Windsor Castle – said shekakat had broken the news to her children.

According to a well-wisher, Kate revealed her four-year-old son, Prince Louis’ first words upon hearing the news.

“Louis said at least Grannie is with great grandpa now,” Kate reportedly said, with the onlooker adding that the princess was “welling up” as she spoke.

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After a 70-year-long reign, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at age 96.

The news of her passing was announced by Buckingham Palace on early Friday morning, Australian time, at her Scottish country residence, Balmoral Castle.

The news followed just one day after her doctors advised that she rest for another two weeks after a ‘full day’ meeting with the new United Kingdom Prime Minister, Liz Truss.

The announcement came via a short, 26-word statement released by Buckingham Palace.”The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow”

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The Queen’s death came just three months after Britain held four days of public celebrations for her Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne.

Her eldest son, now King Charles, and daughter Princess Anne were by her side when she died while other members of the Royal Family rushed to her side but were unable to make it in time. 

Following the news, Charles released an official statement to the public.

“The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family,” it read.

“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be a deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.

“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held.”

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