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Queen Elizabeth II’s Coffin Begins Remaining Journey Forward of Funeral


Queen Elizabeth II has begun her journey towards her last resting place.

On Sept. 11, the late monarch’s coffin was pushed from her trip dwelling at Balmoral Fort, Scotland, the place she died three days in the past at age 96, to the Palace of Holyroodhouse within the metropolis of Edinburgh, the place it is going to stay for someday till it continues its route in direction of London, the place a state funeral will happen subsequent week. 

The hearse handed by tens of 1000’s of mourners and was draped within the royal customary and adorned with a wreath of flowers made up of dahlias, candy peas, phlox, white heather and pine fir from Balmoral, in line with Buckingham Palace. The queen’s daughter, Princess Anne, and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Lawrence, accompanied the cortège. Upon arrival on the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the 2 have been joined by her brothers Prince Andrew and Prince Edward and the latter’s spouse, Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

The coffin is ready to relaxation within the Throne Room of the palace. On Sept. 12, the queen’s eldest son, King Charles III, and different members of the royal household will participate in a procession to convey the hearse to St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, the place a service will probably be held.

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