Queen Elizabeth II

LIVE UPDATES: The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

In the King George VI Memorial Chapel in Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel, Queen Elizabeth II will be buried Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96, with millions gathered in London today, September 19, 2022, for her state funeral

17: 30 (GMT+ 5) The procession arrives at Wellington Arch

The Queen’s coffin has arrived at its final destination after a 45-minute solemn march

The Queen visits Royal Parks for the final time at 17:00 (GMT+5)

On its way to Wellington Arch, this large procession for the Queen’s coffin passes through two of London’s Royal Parks.

16:20 (GMT+5) Handwritten note on Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin by King Charles III

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is being carried to Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner, and mourners were touched to see a handwritten card from King Charles III placed on top.

According to reports, the touching note read: “In loving and devoted memory. Charles R.”

The Queen’s coffin is leaving Westminster Abbey at 16:13 (GMT+5)

The Queen’s coffin is currently being transported to Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner, from which it will be transported to Windsor.

16:00 (GMT+5) The National Anthem concludes the ceremony

The National Anthem was sung to signal the end of the Queen’s funeral ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

A procession to Wellington Arch will now take place.

15:53 (GMT+5) Two minutes of silence were observed in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

The Last Post is played by four Household Cavalry state trumpeters to conclude the Queen’s funeral.

A two-minute national silence will be observed throughout the abbey and the Kingdom.

15:46 (GMT+5) Choir performs hymn performed at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding.

The choir has selected some unique songs for Queen Elizabeth’s burial, including a hymn heard at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 2011 royal wedding, according to the BBC.

The assembly stood to sing the hymn “Love divine, all loves excelling” after reciting the Lord’s Prayer and hearing a lecture by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury.

15:31 (GMT+5) Archbishop of Canterbury begins sermon

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, opened his homily at the burial for the late Queen with the statement: “The pattern for many leaders is to be elevated in life and forgotten in death.”

“Death is the door to glory for everyone who serve God, whether great or obscure, revered or despised.”

He went on to say: “Famously, Her Late Majesty stated in a broadcast on her 21st birthday that she would devote her entire life to serving the country and Commonwealth. Such a promise has rarely been kept so effectively.”

15:23 (GMT: +5) Queen Elizabeth’s wedding hymn is sung at a solemn service

A song that Queen Elizabeth loved and that was sung during her wedding to Prince Philip in 1947 is performed as part of a special homage to the late monarch by the choir.

The most famous line from the hymn is “Yea, if I walk through death’s dark path, yet will I fear none harm; for thou art with me, and thy rod and staff me comfort still.”

Choir performs a special hymn written for the Queen’s funeral

According to the BBC, the Westminster Abbey choir sang Psalm 42 to new music composed especially for the historic occasion.

The music, written by Judith Weir, is said to be inspired by the Queen’s “unwavering” Christian faith.

As the Queen’s coffin enters Westminster Abbey, a crowd of 2,000 people rises

According to the BBC, as Queen Elizabeth’s coffin entered the revered abbey where she was wedded and crowned, 2,000 people gathered inside Westminster Abbey stood in reverence.

Royal mourners face rail delays on their way to Windsor Castle

Trains from London to Windsor, where Queen Elizabeth will be buried later Monday, were severely disrupted by technical issues, putting a strain on the capital’s public transportation system as tens of thousands of people travelled around the city.

Great Western Railway (GWR) announced that all lines between Paddington and Reading, a key connection point, were closed, advising passengers to take an alternate route to Windsor.

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Abbey

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth has arrived at Westminster Abbey, and the Tenor Bells will ring for over 96 minutes, one minute for each year of her life.

The Telegraph has released aerial closeup and mid-range images of all members of the Royal Family, as well as foreign dignitaries.

Prince Andrew sobs in front of Queen Elizabeth’s coffin

While seeing Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession in Westminster Hall, Prince Andrew can’t help but break down in tears.

Along with his siblings, King Charles III and Princess Anne, the Duke of York arrived in Westminster after the state gun carriage pulled by the Royal Navy and bearing the body of Queen Elizabeth.

Prince Harry and Andrew are not dressed in military uniforms

Today, September 19, 2022, Prince Harry and Prince Andrew travelled to Westminster Abbey for Queen Elizabeth’s burial but noticeably did not wear their military uniforms.

Prince Harry and Prince Andrew, who both stepped down from their responsibilities as working royals, were spotted in black suits as the royal family gathered inside the Abbey for the historic state funeral for Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.

Kate Middleton, Prince George, and Princess Charlotte attend the Queen’s funeral

Second and third in line to the British throne, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are accompanying their mother, the Princess of Wales Kate Middleton, to the Westminster Abbey for Queen Elizabeth’s royal funeral.

The Wales family was seen making their way to the solemn event while dressed in all-black, with Kate cutting a striking figure in a wide-brimmed black hat and a black veil covering her face, according to the Daily Mail.

Prince Harry was driven to The Mall under tight security

On his way to say his final goodbye to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Harry was seen on camera.

The Duke of Sussex has reportedly just driven down The Mall with police officers, according to The Sun.

The princess was described as appearing “sombre” when she rode a Range Rover from Wellington Arch, down Constitution Hill, and along The Mall towards St. James’ Palace.

Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle’s seats have been revealed in the funeral seating chart

The Prince and Princess of Wales, along with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, will be seated across the aisle from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, according to Express UK.

Prediction of a ‘odd shower’ in Windsor ahead of the Queen’s funeral

Before today, September 19, 2022,’s funeral procession for Queen Elizabeth II in Windsor, the Met Office has issued a ‘unusual shower’ warning to the mourners.

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