Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral will happen at 11am on Monday, Sept 19, after she handed away ‘peacefully’ in Balmoral on Thursday.
The late Queen’s son and inheritor, Charles, is now the King.
Particulars of the her closing journey from Balmoral to Windsor, and when members of the general public pays their respects, have been launched by The Earl Marshal, Duke of Norfolk, who’s coordinating the preparations for the funeral.
Right here’s what to anticipate.
When is the late Queen’s funeral?
The date of the funeral has been confirmed by Buckingham Palace to be on Monday, Sept 19.
Will there be a financial institution vacation for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral?
The King on Sept 10 permitted an order that the day of the late Queen’s funeral might be a financial institution vacation, with faculties to shut on the day.
Throughout the Accession Council, Lord President of the Council Penny Mordaunt stated: “Drafts of two proclamations. One – appointing the day of Her late Majesty’s state funeral as a financial institution vacation in England, Wales and Northern Eire.
“Two – appointing the day of Her late Majesty’s state funeral as a financial institution vacation in Scotland.
“And of two orders in council, directing the Lord Chancellor to affix the nice seal to the proclamations.”
Charles answered: “Accredited.”
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When does the coffin procession start?
At 10am on Sunday six gamekeepers from the Balmoral Property will carry Queen Elizabeth’s coffin to a ready hearse which is able to make a gradual six-hour journey to Edinburgh, the place will probably be taken into the throne room of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official royal residence in Scotland.
Employees there’ll be capable of pay their respects earlier than the following stage of the late Queen’s journey begins at 2.35pm on Monday, the place the King and Queen Consort will journey behind the coffin on its method from Holyroodhouse to St Giles’s Cathedral, the place the Crown of Scotland might be positioned on the coffin.
Following a service the late Queen will lie in state within the Cathedral for twenty-four hours to permit the individuals of Scotland to pay their respects. Full particulars of the preparations for the mendacity in state might be revealed shortly, officers stated.
When will the coffin be transported to Buckingham Palace?
On Tuesday at 5pm the coffin might be taken on the 45-minute journey from St Giles’s Cathedral to Edinburgh Airport, the place the Princess Royal will accompany her late mom on the flight to RAF Northolt in London, the place it would land at 6.55pm.
From Northolt the coffin might be taken in a state hearse to Buckingham Palace, the place it would stay within the Bow Room in a single day.
Will the Queen Elizabeth lie in state?
Queen Elizabeth will lie in state in Scotland and once more, in London.
Following a service at St Giles’s Cathedral, Edinburgh, the late Queen will lie in state for twenty-four hours to permit the individuals of Scotland to pay their respects.
On Wednesday, the coffin is taken into Westminster Corridor in London and the Archbishop of Canterbury will conduct a brief service.
Queen Elizabeth will lie in state for 4 clear days – Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – throughout which members of the general public will be capable of file previous it to pay their respects.
The place is the late Queen’s funeral?
At 6.30am on Monday nineteenth the general public mendacity in state will finish, earlier than a state funeral at Westminster Abbey at 11am that morning.
From there, she might be taken to Windsor Fortress to her closing resting place in St George’s Chapel, the place she might be buried alongside her beloved dad and mom, sister Princess Margaret and the Duke of Edinburgh.