Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral Procession Concludes In London
The long-reigning English monarch has been lying in state in Westminster Hall for the past few days as members of the public were offered a chance to pay respects.
A funeral service in Westminster Abbey has now wrapped up, and the Queen’s hearse has made its final trip around London. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Justin Welby, facilitated the service and delivered a eulogy for mourners.
The Queen’s final procession in the hearse was dubbed The Long Walk, and took her by landmarks in London such as Buckingham Palace, Horse Guards Palace and Wellington Arch. Other Royals followed by car through the city, but will join to walk with the hearse for the final leg of the journey as it is carried through Windsor Castle to St. George’s Chapel for a more intimate service.
After this committal service, which will feature some prayers that were also said at her grandparents and father’s funerals, and musical performances, the Queen’s coffin will be lowered into the Royal Vault. She will be next to her late husband, Prince Phillip.
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