Rainbow Appears Over Buckingham Palace Ahead Of The Queen’s Death

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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A double rainbow appeared Thursday outside of Buckingham Palace shortly after Queen Elizabeth’s declining health was announced that morning.

Stunning video footage and images show a double rainbow appearing over the Palace as dozens of mourners gathered over concerns for the Queen’s health prior to Her Majesty’s passing.

Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 after being placed on bedrest and medical supervision following concerns over her health. She ruled the British Isles and Commonwealth for more than 70 years. Queen Elizabeth is the longest ruling and most well-traveled monarch in British history, according to the official Royal website. (RELATED: FLASHBACK: Queen Elizabeth Broke Tradition, Had ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ Played In Wake Of 9/11)

She was crowned in 1952 following her uncle, Edward VIII’s, abdicating the throne to her father in 1936. The Queen later married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten of the Royal Navy, who was previously Prince Phillip of Greece and Denmark.

BBC One, the leading television network for Great Britain and Northern Ireland, suspended regular programming Thursday  before the Queen’s death was announced.