Queen Elizabeth II has passed away at age 96.
On Thursday morning, Buckingham Palace released a statement.
“The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health,” they wrote.
Her immediate family members were summoned to Balmoral, where she was staying.
Prince Charles has now become King and his wife, Camilla, Queen Consort.
The Royal Family announced the news of her passing on Twitter around 1:30 PM EST.
“The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” they tweeted.
The King and The Queen Consort will return to London tomorrow.
Many individuals around the world took to social media to mourn her passing.