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Long Live The Queen in Memory

God Speed, Your Majesty

by Gingersnap | | September 8, 2022

We join those around the world in mourning the loss of Her Majesty the Queen, Elizabeth II, whose strong sense of duty and dedication to public service was always an inspiration. Our deepest sympathies to the Royal Family and the people of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning British monarch, marking 70 years on the throne. Buckingham Palace confirmed she passed away at the Royal residence of Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on Thursday, September 8, 2022.

Damian has been in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II several times. He has made the Queen’s birthday honors list twice now – once honored with an OBE at the 2014 investiture ceremony and soon to be honored with a CBE at the 2022 investiture ceremony – he co-hosted the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration back in May of this year at Windsor Castle and provided narration for The Music of Kings and Queens album out earlier this year in celebration of her 95th birthday. Damian was once asked who his favorite member of the Royal Family was, his answer here, and he shared this memory of the Queen as well:

Here is Damian with Queen Elizabeth II in photos over the years:

Damian at the Queen’s Jubilee May 15, 2022

Signed by Damian Lewis, Helen Mirren and Debbie Wiseman

Damian also serves as Ambassador to The Prince’s Trust, whom Prince Charles has now become King Charles III.

When Damian received his OBE in November, 2014 it was Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (whose title is now Prince of Wales) that gave him the award at the investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

And here is Damian with Prince Harry during the 22nd Annual ICAP Charity Day to raise awareness for prostate cancer, at the offices of ICAP brokers in central London on December 3, 2014.