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Queen Elizabeth's funeral: These are the details of the funeral

Created: 09/18/2022 10:34 am

Preparations for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral are in full swing. The details of the farewell, the burial and the minutes of silence.

LONDON – A nation must bid a final farewell to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. On four days of laying out, people in London have time to personally say goodbye to their Queen Elizabeth II (96, † 2022) in Westminster Hall. But on Monday, September 19, this long farewell will also come to an end and the Queen will find her last resting place alongside her husband Prince Philip (99, † 2021) with her family.

Date and time: London becomes a city in a state of emergency on the day of the Queen’s funeral

It will be a day of great emotions and a ceremony that will be second to none. With the service in Westminster Abbey, a convoy and a military procession through London, the majesty of the century is honored, honored and accompanied by a final family ceremony in the chapel at Windsor Castle is buried. Large crowds are expected to gather along the Mall to watch the procession. The doors of Westminster Abbey will open on Monday 19 September from 08:00 BST (09:00 CEST) to welcome the mourners.

When is the Queen’s funeral?

The Queen’s state funeral takes place at 11:00 BST (12:00 CEST) at Westminster Abbey . The Abbey is the historic church where Britain’s kings and queens are crowned, including the Queen herself at her coronation in 1953. It is also the place where she married Prince Philip in 1947. A monarch’s funeral has not been held at the abbey since the 18th century, although the funeral of the Queen Mother was also held here in 2002. The palace may have made this decision based on practical considerations of the guests to be expected.

Schedule/Procedure: What will happen the day before Queen Elizabeth’s actual funeral?

Der Tag der Beerdigung Queen Elizabeths II. wird London in einen Ausnahmezustand versetzen. Die Details zur Beisetzung (Fotomontage).
The day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will throw London into a state of emergency. The details of the burial (photomontage). © iImages/Imago

The day begins with the transport of the Queen’s coffin from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey on the Royal Navy’s gun carriage. The carriage was last used in 1979 at the funeral of Prince Philip’s uncle Lord Mountbatten (79 † 1979), the royal carriage is pulled by 142 sailors of the Royal Navy. In a procession, the new King Charles III. (73) and the royal family follow the coffin.

Guest list: who will attend Queen Elizabeth’s funeral?

Heads of State from around the world will fly in to commemorate the Queen’s life and achievements alongside members of the Royal Family. US President Joe Biden (79) and the Prime Ministers of Australia, Canada and New Zealand have confirmed their attendance, and Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin (62) and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (63) are also said to have accepted invitations. Members of the royal families from all over Europe, many of whom are related by blood, are expected. Belgium’s King Philippe (62) and Queen Mathilde (49) and Spain’s King Felipe (54) and Queen Letizia (50) have confirmed their attendance. Senior British politicians and former Prime Ministers will also be in attendance. Some royals from Baden-Würtemmberg are also expected at the Queen’s funeral, as reported by MANNHEIM24.

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The service is believed to be led by the Dean of Westminster, David Hoyle, 59, while the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, 66, will preach. Prime Minister Liz Truss (47) may be heard at a reading.

The route of the funeral procession and entry into Windsor Castle

After the funeral service, the Queen’s coffin is taken in procession from the Abbey to Wellington Arch on London’s Hyde Park Corner before being taken to Windsor in the hearse. The Queen’s coffin is taken to Windsor Castle via the Long Walk in the afternoon. The service will be broadcast worldwide.

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More than 2,000 guests are expected. But at the end of the service there will be no more sound to be heard. A national minute’s silence will be held at the end of the service just before noon. Sources used: bbc.com

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