Fri. Sep 30th, 2022

Elizabeth II’s funeral took place this morning in Westminster Hall, the oldest part of the British Parliament, ahead of the Queen’s state funeral, who died on Monday September 8.

Thousands queued for hours in recent days to enter where the sovereign’s coffin covered with the royal standard, the Imperial Crown, was placed; The piece represented the Christian world, and the golden scepter, symbol of power, and which was guarded by the royal guard.

During the days that the burning chapel was open, Isabel II, King Carlos III and the four children of her three brothers, Anna, Andrés and Eduardo, held a vigil on Friday night.

On Saturday, the Queen’s grandchildren, Princes William and Henry (the King’s son), did the same; Mark Phillips and Zara Tindall (Princess Anne’s children); Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie (Prince Andrew’s daughter), and Louise and James Montbatten-Windsor (Prince Edward’s son).

The Queen’s funeral will begin at 11:00 local time (10:00 GMT) this Monday at Westminster Abbey, after the funeral procession made the short journey from Westminster Hall to the central London shrine.

Police officers on The Mall Avenue in London during the funeral of Elizabeth II. EFE/EPA/Tolga Akmen

Around 2,300 police officers will guard Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on its final journey from Westminster Abbey, where she will have her state funeral, to Windsor Castle, where she will be buried in St George’s Chapel.

Thousands flock to London and Windsor to watch Elizabeth II’s procession

ISABEL II State Funeral
Citizens await Elizabeth II’s state funeral. EFE/EPA/VINCE MIGNOTT

Thousands of people have already settled in London and Windsor to watch Elizabeth II’s funeral procession for the state funeral.

Along the route that the procession will pass, thousands of people, many carrying British flags, spend the night occupying the best vantage point to view Coffin Pass, in a gun carriage, and accompanied by several members of the royal family. family, with the head King Carlos III.

With coats, hats and scarves, Britons and tourists also await the start of the state funeral – at 11:00 local time (10:00 GMT) due to the chill of the night and morning.

Edited by Oscar Tomasi

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