Queen Elizabeth II’s key moments throughout her 70-year reign

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Archive footage documents key moments in Queen Elizabeth II's life over her 70-year reign. Her Majesty died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon, 8 September, the Royal Family has announced. "The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow," a statement said. Notable events during the monarch's time on the throne include her coronation in 1953, the first ever to be broadcast on television, witnessing the births of 12 great-grandchildren, and this year's platinum jubilee celebrations. Follow coverage on The Independent: https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/queen-elizabeth-ii Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content and live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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