Queen Elizabeth II died, at the age of 96, st Balmoral surrounded by members of the royal family earlier this month.

The document, published by the Scottish National Report on Thursday, said the late monarch died at 3.10pm on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Ballater.

Old age was given as the cause of death.

The document is signed by the Princess Royal.

News of Her Majesty’s death was announced in a statement on behalf of the Royal Family.

The statement said: “The Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

“The King and Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow.”

Her death ended a 70-year reign, the longest in history, having ascended the throne on the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952.

Born on April 21, 1926, during the reign of her paternal grandfather, King George V, Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-serving monarch.

On February 6, the monarch with the longest reign in the country reached her historic platinum jubilee – 70 years on the throne.

The eldest daughter of King George VI, she became Queen after his death in 1952 while touring Australia and New Zealand with her late husband, Prince Philip.

Her coronation took place the following year and she was crowned at the age of 27.

She has become one of the most loved personalities around the world, traveling more than any other monarch during her extraordinary reign.

Her time on the throne saw 15 prime ministers from World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill to Liz Truss.

She is survived by four children: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

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