He was the longest-reigning monarch, serving nearly 70 years. He's now king.
The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral, Buckingham Palace stated. The King and Queen Consort will return to London tomorrow.
Britain will mourn the Queen, who lived a life of service.
Since passports are granted on the monarch's behalf, she couldn't have one. She needed no licence.
Edward VIII's resignation placed a heavy strain on his speech-impaired brother, George VI. The hardship it inflicted on King George's daughter, then-Princess Elizabeth of York, has received less attention.
If Edward VIII had children, they would have succeeded, and if George VI had male offspring, they would have jumped the line of succession thanks to primogeniture.
Queen Elizabeth was lawless. According to the royal family website, "while civil and criminal processes cannot be conducted against the Sovereign as a person under UK law, The Queen is vigilant to ensure that all her personal activities are carried out in strict line with the law."
Only once in British history has a sitting king been arraigned in court. Charles I argued (unsuccessfully) that prosecuting him was legally, religiously, and morally impossible.
Parachuting into France was never on the agenda, but Princess Elizabeth joined the military. In 1945, at age 18, she was an honorary'second subaltern' in the Auxiliary Territorial Army.
The weight of proof comes with two people: former Labour leader and fellow Gooner Jeremy Corbyn, who claimed to know her sympathies in 2016; and then-Arsenal footballer Cesc Fabregas, who discussed the club with Her Majesty in 2007.
World leaders were urged to write notes on a tiny disc that Neil Armstrong was instructed to lay on the moon right below the American flag.
"On behalf of the British people, I salute the talents and daring that led man to the moon. May this effort improve knowledge and well-being."