The Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

BALMORAL, Scotland, Sept 8 (Reuters) — Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, the nation’s figurehead and a towering presence on the world stage for seven decades, died peacefully at her home in Scotland on Thursday aged 96.

“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,” the new king, her eldest son Charles…

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Bill Petro

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Writer and technologist. Author of fascinating articles about history, tech trends, and pop culture. billpetro.com @billpetro