Queen Elizabeth II Funeral: Service to take place at Westminster Abbey today

Updated On Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST
  • According to a statement by the UK royal family, the state funeral of the Queen will take place on Monday at 1100 hrs BST.
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The longest-serving monarch of the UK - Queen Elizabeth II - who died on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, will be laid to rest at Westminster Abbey in London today.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

The longest-serving monarch of the UK - Queen Elizabeth II - who died on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, will be laid to rest at Westminster Abbey in London today.(REUTERS)

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Queen Elizabeth's coffin draped in the Royal Standard is currently lying in state in London's Westminster Hall for members of the public to pay their respects to the Queen.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Queen Elizabeth's coffin draped in the Royal Standard is currently lying in state in London's Westminster Hall for members of the public to pay their respects to the Queen.(AP)

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King Harald V of Norway pays his respects at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, Lying in State inside Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster in London. The Lying-in-State will end right before the funeral and the coffin will be taken in procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey, where the State Funeral Service will take place.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

King Harald V of Norway pays his respects at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, Lying in State inside Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster in London. The Lying-in-State will end right before the funeral and the coffin will be taken in procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey, where the State Funeral Service will take place.(AFP)

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Numerous guests ranging from political heads of countries to distinct royal family members and dignitaries from across the globe will fly to the UK for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen's funeral is the first state funeral in the UK since Winston Churchill's in 1965.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Numerous guests ranging from political heads of countries to distinct royal family members and dignitaries from across the globe will fly to the UK for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen's funeral is the first state funeral in the UK since Winston Churchill's in 1965.(REUTERS)

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signs a book of condolence at Lancaster House in London, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Following the state funeral, the coffin will travel in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch, after which the coffin will travel to Windsor and once there, the State Hearse will travel in procession to St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle via the Long Walk.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signs a book of condolence at Lancaster House in London, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Following the state funeral, the coffin will travel in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch, after which the coffin will travel to Windsor and once there, the State Hearse will travel in procession to St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle via the Long Walk.(REUTERS)

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A Committal Service will then take place in St George's Chapel after which Queen Elizabeth II will be buried in the castle's King George VI Memorial Chapel.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

A Committal Service will then take place in St George's Chapel after which Queen Elizabeth II will be buried in the castle's King George VI Memorial Chapel.(REUTERS)

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Britain’s King Charles III reflected upon his late mother’s “lifelong service” in a thank you message ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday morning.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Britain’s King Charles III reflected upon his late mother’s “lifelong service” in a thank you message ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday morning.(REUTERS)

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President Droupadi Murmu, who is representing India at the state funeral, and the heads of state and government from around the world including US President Joe Biden attended an “official state event” hosted by the King and Queen Consort Camilla at Buckingham Palace on Sunday evening.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

President Droupadi Murmu, who is representing India at the state funeral, and the heads of state and government from around the world including US President Joe Biden attended an “official state event” hosted by the King and Queen Consort Camilla at Buckingham Palace on Sunday evening.(PTI)

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A state funeral means that the UK government has officially declared the day of the funeral as a bank holiday.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

A state funeral means that the UK government has officially declared the day of the funeral as a bank holiday.(AP)

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Notably, the funeral service will be conducted by the Dean of Westminster, and readings will be given by Patricia Scotland, the secretary general of the Commonwealth, and Prime Minister Liz Truss. The sermon will be delivered by Canterbury's archbishop, the Most Reverend Justin Welby.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Notably, the funeral service will be conducted by the Dean of Westminster, and readings will be given by Patricia Scotland, the secretary general of the Commonwealth, and Prime Minister Liz Truss. The sermon will be delivered by Canterbury's archbishop, the Most Reverend Justin Welby.(AP)

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Two minutes of silence will be observed across Britain towards the end of the ceremony. The service is expected to end around 12 pm (UK time).(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Two minutes of silence will be observed across Britain towards the end of the ceremony. The service is expected to end around 12 pm (UK time).(REUTERS)

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A member of the public standing next to a cardboard cut out of Queen Elizabeth II in Windsor, England ahead of the state funeral.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

A member of the public standing next to a cardboard cut out of Queen Elizabeth II in Windsor, England ahead of the state funeral.(AP)

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People gather, on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, at Parliament Square in London.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

People gather, on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, at Parliament Square in London.(REUTERS)

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Soldiers in ceremonial uniform walk into Westminster Abbey, on the day of the Queen Elizabeth II funeral, at Westminster Abbey in London.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Soldiers in ceremonial uniform walk into Westminster Abbey, on the day of the Queen Elizabeth II funeral, at Westminster Abbey in London.(AP)

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