Over the years, the queen Elizabeth II she was consulted by her advisors on all the stages of the funeral ceremonial, leaving some indications that have been respected today.
– He asked for a song and the national anthem to be performed by his official bagpiper.
– In Westminster Abbey it was sung The Lord is my shepherdthe same theme that was heard in the Abbey on the day of her wedding with the prince Philipin 1947.
– He left an indication for his coffin to be transported by the same carriage that was used at his father’s funeral, George VIand in your grandfather’s, Edward VII. The vehicle was later pulled by 142 Royal Navy sailors.
– She wanted to be buried in the royal vault, at Windsor Castle, next to her parents, her sister, the princess Daisy and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh.