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“Buckingham Palace” – 6 Mansions Queen Elizabeth II Owned Before Her Demise (Photos below)



Late Queen Elizabeth II was Britain’s longest-serving monarch who ruled for 70 years and died yesterday at 96. The late Queen lived through wars, colonial times and pandemics before passing away due to a short illness. Checkout all the properties that the Queen owned.

Buckingham Palace

According to a custom that dates back to 1837, the reigning monarch at the time owns Buckingham Palace. The palace has 775 rooms which comprise 19 Staterooms, 52 Royal and guest beds, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices, and 78 baths.

Windsor Castle

During World War II, the queen and her sister Margaret first came to Windsor Castle for their protection. The Queen still visits this place on the weekends and uses it as a kind of rural retreat close to her London residence.

Windsor serves as Queen Elizabeth’s residence for the duration of her reign, similar to Buckingham Palace. It is the biggest habitable castle in the world, covering 13 acres and having 1,000 rooms.

Holyrood Palace

The Queen’s official house in Scotland is the Holyrood Palace, where she stays whenever she visits the north, usually during “Holyrood Week” in the first week of the summer. It was first built as a monastery in 1128.

Balmoral Castle

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The Queen also owns the private Balmoral Castle. It’s her favourite place to live because she spends several weeks there at the end of every summer.

Sandringham Estate

Sandringham Estate is Queen Elizabeth’s cherished private residence, where she usually spends her holidays. The yearly royal procession to the Christmas Day services at St. Mary Magdalene church is held there, which has made it famous.

Hillsborough Castle

The Queen stays in Hillsborough Castle on her visits to Northern Ireland, the same as when she travels to Scotland on official business and stays at the Holyroodhouse Palace. Additionally, it serves as the official residence of Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State.

The house dates back to the 1770s and is encircled by 100 acres of verdant gardens. Longest reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth dies at 96. Meanwhile, previously reported that Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British and Commonwealth history, died on Thursday, September 8.

The news comes just hours after Buckingham Palace released a statement noting concern for the royal’s health.

Prince Charles, 73, heir to the throne since the age of three, is now king, and will be officially proclaimed so at St James’s Palace in London as soon as practicably possible.

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