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Death of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Published 30 March 2002

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN

The Queen, with the greatest sadness, has asked for the following announcement to be made immediately.

Her beloved mother, Queen Elizabeth, died peacefully in her sleep this afternoon, at Royal Lodge, Windsor.