State funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will be held at Westminster Abbey at 11:00. on Monday September 19, it was announced.
queens body will be brought down from Scotland to lie in state in Westminster Hall for “four clear days”, from September 14 to 6:30 on morning of funeral to allow in public pay tribute to.
Previously on Saturday King Charles III announced the date of state funeral must be bank holiday throughout the UK.
Queen’s coffin body – lying in Balmoral Castle – will be begin his journey to the abbey on Sunday taking six-Hour ride in a hearse to the palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
The journey to Edinburgh will be slow pace in order allow mourners in cities and villages on route to pay tribute. Scotland first ministerNicola Sturgeon, said the “piercing” journey give in public a chance to “commemorate the common loss of our country”.
From Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, the coffin will be taken in procession along the Royal Mile to St. Giles’ Cathedral. After the service attended by members of Royal familySo be it remain in the cathedral for Period of lies at rest until September 13.
It will then be flown by RAF aircraft to Northolt AFB and flown to Buckingham Palace and then on to the parliament where the queen will lie in state in historic Westminster Hall.
In the coming days ahead of state funeral, coffin will stand on hearse in hall, guarded by the troops of the Cavalry and Guards regiments, while members of in public file past pay tribute to.
thousands of people pending filing past coffin of the late monarch of lying in state. Further details of how in public may be present announced in coming days.
From there it is expected to be taken on a gun crew being towed by sailors of the Royal Navy to Westminster Abbey for state memorial service, then moved to the chapel of St. George. in Windsor, where the Queen will be buried.
Coffin of Prince Philip, Queen husband of 73 years old who died in April 2021, expected to move from royal vault at Windsor to be buried next to his wife.
Arrangements for the coming days were announced duke of Norfolk, in his role as Count Marshal. representative for the king said the monarch main focus would be leading Royal family and nation in mourning over coming days.
Charles and Camilla will attend the presentation of addresses in Westminster Hall on Monday, September 12, with the participation of deputies, colleagues and members of the legislature. of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Then the king will joined Liz Truss when he attends services of reflection in Scotland on Monday, Northern Ireland on Tuesday and Wales on Friday, according to No. 10.
“Bye, in in next some days, the king will bear out all necessary state duties, his main focus will be leading Royal family nation, realms and commonwealth in mourning Her Majesty the Queen.
“This will include meeting attendees of in public to share in their grief,” the spokesman said.