'An honour to have lived under her reign': People of Glasgow pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth

'An honour to have lived under her reign': People of Glasgow pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
'An honour to have lived under her reign': People of Glasgow pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

THE people of Glasgow have paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth.

It was confirmed this evening that Britain’s longest-reigning monarch passed away peacefully in Balmoral, aged 96.

Charities, organisations and residents from across Glasgow have paid their respects following the news.

Glasgow singer Michaela Foster Marsh who sang for the Queen just last month has said it will be a memory which will live in her heart forever.

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"I am absolutely heartbroken as many in this country are right now," Michaela said. "I was so honoured, humbled and privileged to have met my beautiful Queen and sing for her, especially so recently and perform such a pertinent song by Bethany Bisaillion.

"I knew she was unwell and it was emotional but it is a memory that will stay in my heart forever. Rest in peace, my beloved Majesty. Your reign will never be forgotten.  Your dignity was supreme to the end."

We have put together a list of tributes below:

Boys' Brigade Glasgow: "We send our deepest condolences to HM The King, and the Royal Family, on the sad passing of HM The Queen. It is with profound thanks that we remember her unwavering commitment and service to our country and our young people over so many years."

@JoanneBrown81: "I’m not entirely sure why, but this has brought a lot of tears #HRH #QueenElizabeth‘s reign was extraordinary. There will never be another like Her Majesty. Love, prayers & condolences to her family. God Bless #RIP #RIPQueenElizabeth #EndOfAnEra."

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@MrsPandP: "The Queen was many things ~ A Mum, Granny, Great-Granny & someone that served her country for generations. She was loved by the nation and admired by many across the globe, a true force of nature who we thought would endure forever. She will be missed!"

Bristol Bar Glasgow: "All at The Bristol Bar are extremely saddened by the passing of Her Majesty the Queen. A lifetime of public service leaves us with an enormous debt of gratitude. Our sympathies and thoughts are with the Royal Family. Sleep tight, your Majesty."

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@Sc0ttMcL92: "Regardless of anybody’s views on the monarchy the Queen gave her entire life to service of our country. She has been a constant throughout our lives, our parents and grandparents. She deserves everyone’s respect. Rip your majesty."

@SutherlandCraig: "A remarkable woman who spent her life in service of her country. God save the Queen."

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Bridgeton Loyalists: "It is with great sadness we hear of the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II whose incredible service, by the Grace of God, to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as Queen, Head of the Commonwealth and Defender of the Faith spanned over seven decades. This year saw Her Majesty The Queen celebrate the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne and she was the longest-reigning monarch in British history. Her service to our nation shall not be forgotten."

@LiamMosson: "I don’t agree with the monarchy - but everyone deserves dignity in death. The Queen served her role duly and deserves respect even from those who disapprove of the monarchy. RIP."

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@GemsClifton: "RIP HRH the Queen to the woman who gave everything to this country for her whole life, you really can die from a broken heart."

@CraigDavidson85: "I feel so sad. A devoted, steadfast, dutiful monarch until the end. Bless the Queen. We will never see someone like her again. And whether you’re a Royalist or not, she saw this nation through so much since she was a little girl. May she be reunited with Phillip."

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Glasgow's Pavilion Theatre: "It is a sad day and personal loss for us all to hear of the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Thank you Mam for everything you have done for us all over the years and respect to you for giving us dignity and service over the past 70 years. Rest in Peace."

@JeffH1960: "Her Majesty is now with her beloved husband, Prince Philip. Have loved and respected The Queen since I was really young. An incredible woman who dedicated her life to public service and her country. Such an inspirational individual. We will miss you terribly."

@ZaraM01: "I am very saddened to hear Her Majesty, the Queen has passed away. She was a figure of much hope in a country that has seen dramatic change. The Queen leaves behind a legacy of public service. My condolences to the King and the Royal family. @MuslimCouncil #QueenElizabeth."

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@DunveganDarts: "Saddened to hear that HM the Queen has died. An amazing woman. One of the highlights of my life was meeting her to be given my MBE in 2007 at Buckingham Palace. May she rest in peace."

@withlovelorna: "Heartbreaking news to wake up to this morning, especially when I’m across the other side of the world right now. Rest in Peace our Queen Elizabeth."

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@bhappllo: "Britain's Queen Elizabeth II passed away. Whether one supports monarchy or not, the Queen carried herself with dignity, grace and commitment, adjusting the British monarchy to the changing times. It is an end of an era for Britain in so many ways. Condolences."

@OVOHydro: "The OVO Hydro joins the rest of the world in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II."

@StephenMcGarry3: "She did her duty with passion, conviction, dedication and pride. An honour to have lived under her reign. RIP Queen Elizabeth II."

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@copokuaf: "Rest In Perfect Peace. What an end to an era, history indeed. #QueenElizabeth."

@DECScotland: "We are saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and send our deepest condolences to the @RoyalFamily. Her Majesty’s generous support to DEC appeals over many years, including our recent appeals, has helped people around the world in their hour of need."