14 hours of queue to say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II: 750,000 people are expected

This Monday, the coffin with The remains of Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Windsor Castlewhere she will be buried next to her husband, the prince philip. Thousands of people accompanied the car carrying his coffin through the streets of Londonthrowing flowers and cheering his name.

After the religious service in the westminster abbeythe funeral procession left for the Wellington’s Arch. His coffin was dragged on a gun cart in one of the largest military processions Britain has ever seen, in which hundreds of members of the armed forces took part along with the royal family.

On his coffin, covered by the royal standard, was a flower arrangement by his son, the king charles iii. “In loving and devoted memory, Charles R.,” read the note next to the bouquet containing rosemary, English oak, and myrtle. These had been cut from a plant grown from the myrtle used in Elizabeth’s wedding bouquet.

On the coffin, there are the crown, the orb and the scepter – symbols of the power and the Government of the monarch, the ceremony will conclude with the extraction of the same from the coffin and their placement on the altar. Later in the evening, in a private family service, the coffin of Elizabeth and her husband of more than seven decades will be interred together in the King George VI Memorial Chapel.

In that same place, rest the remains of his parents and his sister, the princess margaret. The coffin of Prince Philip, who died on April 9, 2021, one month after his 100th birthday and her husband of more than 70 years, has been kept in a Royal Vault so that he can be buried next to the queen, this Monday.

Source: Elintransigente

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