Mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth II
With deep sorrow the Royal Family have announced the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We join the Royal Family, the whole of the Commonwealth and the world in mourning her passing.
The Queen has been the Patron of the Royal Commonwealth Society since 1952.
The Queen’s dedication to the Commonwealth has been unparalleled. From her numerous official
visits to nearly every Commonwealth country, to lending her name and support to programmes and
events of which the Society has been honoured to deliver and support, including The Queen’s
Commonwealth Essay Competition, The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy and The Queen’s Young