Prince William and Harry, along with their cousins, stand guard around Queen Elizabeth’s coffin at London’s historic Westminster Hall in honor of Britain’s longest-serving monarch.
King Charles III’s sons Princes William and Harry were joined by Prince Andrew’s daughters Princess Beatrice and Eugenie, Princess Anne’s children Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall, and Prince Edward’s children Louise and James.
Prince William and Harry both came in formal military uniforms.
The Queen’s grandchildren vigil at Westminster Hall:
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Both sons of King Charles stood in silence for 15 minutes in the huge Westminster Hall, where the coffin has been lying since Wednesday, draped in the Royal Standard and with the Imperial State Crown on top.
Thousands have been waiting for more than 24 hours to file the coffin and pay tribute to the Queen.
Earlier on Saturday, Charles and his successor William shook hands and greeted well-wishers in line, asking people how long they had been there and whether they were warm enough.
Raising the slogans “Hip, Hip, Hurray” and “God Save the King”, Charles and William speak to mourners near Lambeth Bridge as they line up to see the lay-in-state in the historic were near the end. Westminster Hall.