More than 30,000 readers leave touching tributes to the Queen in the Daily Mail’s online condolence book
- Thousands have left heartfelt messages of love and support on the Daily Mail’s online condolence book following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday
- Condolence books have been set up in civic buildings around the UK including Portsmouth, Westminster, Swansea, Derby, Preston, Nottingham and Belfast
- Royal Family is encouraging mourners to post messages on its official website
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More than 30,000 readers left moving tributes to the Queen in the Daily Mail’s online condolence book yesterday.
A heartfelt message from Sarah Chamberlain said: ‘What a legacy you have left us – strength, determination, leadership, kindness and generosity. So incredibly proud and thankful for you.’
Mia Lorenzen posted: ‘Thank you for brightening all of our days with your warmth, guidance, steadfastness and love. Your service to your country and world is unmatched. Your love of family is so admirable! You will be missed every day.’
More than 30,000 readers left moving tributes to the Queen in the Daily Mail’s online condolence book (Pictured a condolence book at the British Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina)n
Queen Elizabeth died at her beloved Balmoral home in Scotland at the age of 96 on Thursday
Emeka Mbanugo praised the Queen as ‘the best of the Commonwealth’, adding: ‘Our heartfelt condolences to the family and the British nation.’
Bridget Kelly in Johannesburg posted: ‘You were an inspiration to us all – about service, about loyalty, about sacrifice.
‘I am glad you are reunited with your beloved Philip. May you rest in peace.’ Bronwyn Craig said: ‘Love, thoughts and prayers from Australia’, adding: ‘Condolences to King Charles III and his entire family. A beautiful lady who will be missed by many!’
Around the country well-wishers queued yesterday to sign condolence books at churches, theaters and town halls.
Portsmouth, Westminster, Swansea, Derby, Preston, Nottingham and Belfast were among those to have set up the books in civic buildings as has the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
The Royal Family is encouraging mourners from all over the world to use its official website to post messages of support.
A statement on the website – www.royal.uk – said a selection of messages would be ‘passed on to members of the Royal Family, and may be held in the Royal Archives for posterity’.