[Photogallery] The final farewell of Queen Elizabeth II (Part two)




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Read part one here.

On 12 September, King Charles and Queen Camilla travelled to Westminster Hall to receive the condolences from the House of Commons and the House of Lords. They later travelled to Edinburgh, where they greeted members of the public at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. King Charles inspected the Guard of Honour and a Ceremony of the Keys was held.

The Queen’s coffin was taken to St Giles Cathedral in a procession. The Princess Royal, her husband Sir Timothy Laurence, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward took part in the procession.

A service of Thanksgiving was held at St Giles Cathedral.

The Queen’s coffin rested at St Giles Cathedral for 24 hours as the public came to pay their respects.

King Charles, The Princess Royal, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward held a vigil known as the Vigil of the Princes, with Princess Anne being the first woman to participate in the custom.

On 13 September, King Charles and Queen Camilla travelled to Belfast, where they visited Royal Hillsborough.

A service of reflection was held at St Anne’s Cathedral.

The Queen’s coffin was taken by hearse to Edinburgh Airport as thousands lined the roads.

The Princess Royal and Sir Timothy Laurence accompanied the Queen’s coffin to London.

Upon arrival, the coffin was placed in the State Hearse and then travelled to Buckingham Palace. The Queen’s coffin was placed in the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace overnight.

On 14 September, the Queen’s coffin, now with the Imperial State Crown, was taken from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall in a procession. King Charles, the Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, the Earl of Wessex, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Sussex, Peter Phillips, the Earl of Snowdon, the Duke of Gloucester, and Sir Timothy Laurence took part in the procession.

A service was held in the presence of the royal family.

The Queen is now lying in state in Westminster Hall until the morning of 19 September. The public can pay their respects during this time.






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