Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin begins its final journey before the funeral

Queen Elizabeth II Her journey towards her final resting place began.

On September 11, the late Queen’s coffin was carried from her holiday home in Balmoral Castle, Scotland, where she died three days earlier at the age of 96, to Holyrood House in Edinburgh, where it will remain for a day until and on her way to London, where a funeral will be held. official next week.

The jump was passed by tens of thousands of mourners and covered in a royal standard and decorated with a wreath made up of dahlias, sweet peas, phlox, white heather and pine from Balmoral, according to Buckingham Palace. Queen’s daughter Princess Anneand her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy LawrenceAccompanied by the Cortig. Upon arriving at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, her siblings join her Prince Andrew And the Prince Edward and the wife of the latter, Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

The coffin was set to rest in the palace’s throne room. On September 12, the Queen’s eldest son, King Charles IIIAnd other members of the royal family will take part in a procession to take the body to St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, where the service will be held.

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