VIDEO: London and the world say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II

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20 Sep 2022 03:41 GMT

This is not the first time a note has been placed in the coffin of a member of the British royal family.

During the state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom held on Monday in London, King Charles III left a handwritten letter on the monarch’s coffin, a gesture that attracted attention.

“In loving and devoted memory. Carlos R”, was the message he left on the coffin of his late mother, which went from Westminster Abbey to St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The letter ‘R’ in the letter means ‘rex’, ‘king’ in Latin, and is used to sign royal correspondence.

This is not the first time a note has been placed in the coffin of a member of the British royal family. The most recent It was last year, with the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of the deceased monarch. On that occasion, Elizabeth II was noted to have left behind a handwritten letter, signed under the name ‘Lilibet’, a childhood nickname for her.

Also, the message from Carlos III was on a wreath of flowers from the garden of Buckingham Palace, Clarence House (the residence of the Prince of Wales) and Highgrove House, where Carlos III and his wife Camila, the queen consort, reside. .

Elizabeth II died on September 8 at the age of 96 after remaining on the throne for 70 years and seven monthsbecoming the world’s second longest reigning monarch.

Source: Actualidad

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