Queen Elizabeth II’s Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall

The Royal Family will follow the Coffin of Queen Elizabeth II in a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, for a Lying-in-State until the Funeral on September 20th. The Coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace, following a Lying-in-State at St Giles’ Cathedral, following a Procession from Balmoral Castle, where she passed away last week.

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The Coffin of Queen Elizabeth II departed Buckingham Palace for the final time at 2:22pm, adorned with the Imperial State Crown and wreath of flowers, borne in Procession on a Gun Carriage of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster, where the Queen will Lie-in-State in Westminster Hall until the morning of the State Funeral.

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The Procession traveled to the Palace of Westminster via Queen’s Gardens, The Mall, Horse Guards and Horse Guards Arch, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Parliament Square and New Palace Yard, followed by King Charles III, along with the Prince of Wales, Princess Royal, Earl of Wessex, Duke of York, Duke of Sussex, Sir Timothy Laurence, the Earl of Snowdon and the Duke of Gloucester.

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Queen Camilla, the Princess of Wales, Countess of Wessex and Duchess of Sussex followed the Procession to Westminster Hall by car for the 20-minute service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury accompanied by the Dean of Westminster. The lying-in-state begins at 5pm.

The Princess RoyalDuke of York and Earl of Wessex and Forfar joined King Charles III (wearing the Order of the Garter) to hold a Vigil over the Coffin of Queen Elizabeth II (topped by the Imperial State Crown).

The Queen’s grandchildren: The Prince of Wales (wearing the Order of the Garter), Duke of SussexPeter PhillipsZara TindallPrincess BeatricePrincess EugenieLady Louise and Viscount Severn also mounted a Vigil over the Coffin of Queen Elizabeth II (topped by the Imperial State Crown)



On the eve of the Funeral, Foreign Royal Guets and Dignitaries paid their respects at the Lying-in-State.


Royal Vigil | Grandchildren’s Vigil | Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall | Coffin Returns to Buckingham Palace | Lying-in-State at St Giles’ Cathedral | The Details of the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

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