King Charles III arrives to massive crowd outside Buckingham Palace following Queen Elizabeth’s death

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King Charles III arrived to Buckingham Palace on Friday to a massive crowd following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Charles, the queen consort, and Camilla were first seen Friday as they left Balmoral Castle, to travel to London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral. Thursday’s death of Queen Elizabeth II was at Balmoral Castle, Scotland.

Elizabeth’s death came hours after doctors put her under medical supervision over health concerns.

King Charles III will deliver his first address as king Friday.

King Charles III waves to the public after viewing floral tributes to the late Queen Elizabeth II outside Buckingham Palace on Sept. 9, 2022 in London.

King Charles III waves to the public after viewing floral tributes to the late Queen Elizabeth II outside Buckingham Palace on Sept. 9, 2022 in London.
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Britain's King Charles III, back to camera, greets well-wishers as he walks by the gates of Buckingham Palace.

As he passes Buckingham Palace’s gates, King Charles III of Britain greets his well-wishers.
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A well-wisher kisses the hand of Britain's King Charles III.

A well-wisher kisses Britain’s King Charles III.
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King Charles III got out of the car at Buckingham Palace to greet well-wishers and look at some of the huge pile of floral tributes left to honor his mother Queen Elizabeth II. Some called him “Thanks Charles” and “Well Done, Charlie!” As he shake hands with the crowd, Many shouted “God Save the King!” A few people broke into a rendition the British national anthem, now called “God Save The King.” “

Prince Harry has also been spotted in Windsor after returning from Balmoral Castle. He flew out from Aberdeen Airport. The longest-reigning monarch’s funeral is expected to be held within 10 days of her death.

Prince Harry was quick to join Prince William, Prince William, and other members the royal family who travelled to Balmoral Castle on Thursday to attend Queen Elizabeth’s funeral. He was unable to make it to Her Majesty’s place before her death was made public.

The royal family announced mourning and condolences arrangements for Queen Elizabeth II on Friday. Per King Charles III, a period of Royal Mourning is being observed from now to seven days after Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.

Britain's King Charles III and Camilla, queen consort, wave as they greet the crowd upon their arrival Buckingham Palace.

Upon their arrival at Buckingham Palace, Britain’s King Charles III (and Camilla, the queen consort) wave to the crowd.
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Britain's King Charles III greets the members of the public in the crowd.

The King of England, Charles III, greets the crowd.
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“Royal Mourning will be observed by Members of the Royal Family, Royal Household staff and Representatives of the Royal Household on official duties, together with troops committed to Ceremonial Duties,” a statement from the royal family said.

Flags in royal residences were at half-mast yesterday and will remain that way until the end of Royal Mourning.

Guidance on where to place floral tributes was also given. Queen Elizabeth I was preceded by her husband, Prince Philip. He spent more than seventy years supporting the queen.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Britain’s longest-serving consort, died in April 2021 at age 99. Elizabeth and Philip were married for more than 70 years and had four children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort view floral tributes to the late Queen Elizabeth II.

King Charles III and Camilla Queen Consort view floral tributes in memory of Queen Elizabeth II.
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Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Queen Elizabeth II, a Scottish monarch, died at Balmoral Castle on Thursday.
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When she died, Elizabeth was the most widely traveled British head of state and the longest-married British monarch. She ruled for more than any other monarch in British History, and was a beloved and respected figure throughout her decades-long reign. She reached the milestone of 70 years on the throne on Feb. 6, 2022, celebrating with the Platinum Jubilee in June to mark the occasion.

The Associated Press and Fox News Digital’s Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.

Lauryn Overhultz is an entertainment writer for Fox News Digital.

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