Editor: With the Queen passing, we have never seen such a feeling of loss.

The whole country was united in a show of deep affection and sorrow. It was almost as if she was a member of our own family. The crowds gathered from every corner of Britain and the whole world. And what a send off that only England could do — full of pomp and ceremony.

We can only hope that King Charles is as good a monarch as our Queen was.

Let’s hope he is a chip off the old block and gives us the devoted and loyal service our great and unforgettable Queen Elizabeth II did.

Jean Miles,