Queen Elizabeth II Coffin: The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II was lowered in the Royal Vault of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle as she bid a final farewell on Monday. Lord Chamberlain, the most senior official in the British royal family, performed the ceremony of breaking the ‘scepter’. The royal family and hundreds of people paid their last respects to the late Queen. Andrew Parker, the former head of Britain’s domestic intelligence service ‘MI5’, performed the ceremony to break the ‘white scepter’ and placed it on the Queen’s coffin.
This ritual marks the end of his services to the monarchy. The Queen was buried next to her husband, Prince Philip. “We have gathered to hand over the soul of Queen Elizabeth, the servant of God,” said the Dean of Windsor. Earlier, as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was taken inside Westminster Abbey for a state funeral, Big Ben subsided and prayers resounded in the air.
President of India Draupadi Murmu and Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra attended
Members of Britain’s royal family, as well as heads of state and prominent leaders from various countries around the world, arrived in London to pay tribute to the late Queen. Also millions of people witnessed the Queen’s last visit on television. About 2000 guests from all over the world attended the funeral, which was attended by President Draupadi Murmu and Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra from the Indian side.
When the coffin led by King Charles III reached the historic 11th-century abbey, the Big Ben in the Elizabeth Tower, named after the late Queen, sounded 96 times a minute later, as a tribute to the life of Queen Elizabeth II. was. Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster, who was involved in the prayer meeting, said: “Where Queen Elizabeth II was married and crowned, a large number of people from across the country and the world have gathered to pay tribute to the late Queen. ”
Her son and Maharaja Charles were following the Queen’s last visit.
Her son and Maharaja Charles were following in this last journey of the Queen, which began at 11 am local time. The Maharaja was accompanied by his sons Prince William and Prince Harry and siblings Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Earlier, the coffin was kept for the last look at Westminster Hall since last Wednesday. 9-year-old Prince George and seven-year-old Princess Charlotte were among the youngest members of the royal family to accompany him on the final journey. Both were walking between their parents, the Prince and the Princess of Wales.
Queen Elizabeth II Coffin
The Queen’s prayer meeting ended with a two-minute silence across the country and the national anthem ‘God Save the King’ was played as the first part of the funeral. Queen Elizabeth II, who had been on the throne for seventy years, died on September 8 at her residence in Balmoral Castle. She was 96 years old. A large number of people flocked to the Westminster Hall of Parliament to pay their last respects to the Queen’s coffin kept in the ‘Ling in State’, regardless of the cold winter night in London.
Royal family releases last portrait of Queen ahead of funeral
Mourners left Westminster Hall shortly after 6.30 a.m. on Monday. The last person to see the coffin of the Queen said that this will be the most important moment of my life. Ahead of the funeral, the royal family released a final portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, in which she was seen smiling in her familiar style dressed in a light blue dress. Monday was declared a public holiday and the funeral was broadcast live across the country on TV and through big screens in parks and public spaces.