October 4, 2022
Queen Elizabeth’s coffin leaves Buckingham Palace, hundreds pay honors King Charles Prince Harry Meghan Markle

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin leaves Buckingham Palace, hundreds pay honors King Charles Prince Harry Meghan Markle

King Charles leads a solemn procession

London:

King Charles, his sons Princes William and Harry were part of a solemn procession to carry Queen Elizabeth’s procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall today. Huge crowds gathered in central London to pay tribute to the Queen, who died last week. She was 96 years old.

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Crowds gather in the mall before the ceremonial procession of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin.

The Queen’s eldest son and successor King Charles III, his successor Prince William and youngest son Prince Harry followed the coffin on foot.

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On a gun carriage covered with the royal standard flag and with the Imperial State Crown placed on a cushion topped with a garland of flowers, the coffin containing Elizabeth’s body began a slow, gloomy procession from her palace home to Westminster Hall, where It will remain in the state for four days.

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Big Ben tolls and guns were fired from Hyde Park at a one-minute interval as a military band played a funeral march from Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Chopin.

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Elizabeth’s coffin was brought back to London from Scotland late on Tuesday, where it has been since her death at Balmoral Castle, a Scottish summer holiday home where thousands of people lined the 22km route in the driving rain.

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Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is behind Queen Elizabeth’s coffin.

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Britain’s Camilla, Queen Consort and Britain’s Catherine, Princess of Wales are chased behind the Queen’s coffin.

750,000 mourners are expected to walk through Westminster Hall to pay their last respects.

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