King Charles, his sons Prince William and Prince Harry follow coffin for queen's last journey from palace

Updated On Sep 15, 2022 12:16 PM IST
  • Queen Elizabeth's coffin lay in the centre of Westminster Hall on a purple catafalque placed on a red platform. It was covered by the Royal Standard flag and topped with the Imperial State Crown placed on a cushion, alongside a wreath of flowers.
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King Charles III, his siblings and sons Princes William and Harry joined a solemn procession to take Queen Elizabeth's coffin from Buckingham Palace to parliament on Wednesday.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 12:16 PM IST

King Charles III, his siblings and sons Princes William and Harry joined a solemn procession to take Queen Elizabeth's coffin from Buckingham Palace to parliament on Wednesday.(REUTERS)

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Britain's longest-serving monarch, who died on September 8 aged 96 after 70 years on the throne, is at rest in the capital's Westminster Hall ahead of Monday's state funeral at Westminster Abbey.(via REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 12:16 PM IST

Britain's longest-serving monarch, who died on September 8 aged 96 after 70 years on the throne, is at rest in the capital's Westminster Hall ahead of Monday's state funeral at Westminster Abbey.(via REUTERS)

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The Queen's coffin was topped by a wreath of white roses and her crown resting on a purple velvet pillow.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Queen's coffin was topped by a wreath of white roses and her crown resting on a purple velvet pillow.(REUTERS)

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Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales, Sir Timothy Laurence, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, King Charles III, Mr Peter Phillips, Anne, Princess Royal and Prince Andrew, Duke of York walk behind the coffin during the procession for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 12:16 PM IST

Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales, Sir Timothy Laurence, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, King Charles III, Mr Peter Phillips, Anne, Princess Royal and Prince Andrew, Duke of York walk behind the coffin during the procession for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II.(REUTERS)

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People gather to pay respects to Britain's Queen Elizabeth following her death, in London, Britain on September 14.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People gather to pay respects to Britain's Queen Elizabeth following her death, in London, Britain on September 14.(REUTERS)

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Most of the visitors were from Briton but some were from overseas. They were young and old, and included former soldiers in military medals and babies being carried by their parents. Many stopped by the coffin to bow their head. Others wiped away tears.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 12:16 PM IST

Most of the visitors were from Briton but some were from overseas. They were young and old, and included former soldiers in military medals and babies being carried by their parents. Many stopped by the coffin to bow their head. Others wiped away tears.(AP)

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Officials expect some 7,50,000 people to view it before the lying in state ends at 6.30 a.m. (0730 GMT) on September 19.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Officials expect some 7,50,000 people to view it before the lying in state ends at 6.30 a.m. (0730 GMT) on September 19.(REUTERS)

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Some were there to represent elderly parents, others to witness history and to thank a woman who, having ascended the throne in 1952, was still holding official government meetings just two days before she died.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Some were there to represent elderly parents, others to witness history and to thank a woman who, having ascended the throne in 1952, was still holding official government meetings just two days before she died.(REUTERS)

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The full-scale ceremonial procession on the day of the queen's funeral is likely to be one of the biggest the country has ever witnessed and will pose a huge security challenge.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 12:16 PM IST

The full-scale ceremonial procession on the day of the queen's funeral is likely to be one of the biggest the country has ever witnessed and will pose a huge security challenge.(REUTERS)

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