For the primary time since 1965, London is enjoying host to a state funeral procession because the nation bids farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, who had dominated the United Kingdom for 70 years.

The new King Charles III led a procession strolling behind his late mom’s coffin Monday morning, because it was introduced from Westminster Hall to the close by Abbey for her funeral service.

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Members of the royal household and a whole lot of world leaders, politicians and different public dignitaries joined within the funeral service. Alongside Prince William, now Prince of Wales, and his spouse Catherine had been their two elder kids, George and Charlotte. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex sat behind King Charles and his Queen Consort Camilla.

Thousands of army personnel additionally took half within the procession which lasted 16 minutes between the Hall and Westminster Abbey, the place the Queen

’s funeral service started at 11 a.m. GMT. 

For the final 5 days, the Queen has been mendacity in state, the place hundreds of mourners have queued to pay their respects. The final mourner walked previous the Queen’s catafalque at 6.30 a.m. this morning.

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