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The women of the Royal Household maintained royal protocol as they every carried out a curtsey in the direction of the Queen’s coffin following Her Majesty’s procession as we speak.

The Princess of Wales, the Duchess of Sussex, the Countess of Wessex, and Sophie’s daughter Woman Louise, 18, all gave the transferring tribute when leaving Westminster Corridor.

In the meantime, the Duke of York’s daughters Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice wiped away tears as they stood in entrance of the Queen’s coffin. They had been supported by their husbands Jack Brooksbank and Edo Mapelli Mozzi. 

Solemn members of the Royal Household gathered as we speak as they accompanied the Queen for her poignant ultimate journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor, the place she is going to lie in state beneath its historical hammer-beam roof. 

The Duchess of Sussex

The Princess of Wales and the Duchess of Sussex every carried out a curtsey in the direction of the Queen’s coffin following Her Majesty’s procession as we speak

The Countess of Wessex (pictured) also gave the moving tribute when leaving Westminster Hall earlier today

The Countess of Wessex (pictured) additionally gave the transferring tribute when leaving Westminster Corridor earlier as we speak

During the occasion today, Lady Louise followed in her mother's footsteps and performed a curtsy when stepping forward to say goodbye to her grandmother, alongside her 14-year-old brother James, Viscount Severn

In the course of the event as we speak, Woman Louise adopted in her mom’s footsteps and carried out a curtsy when stepping ahead to say goodbye to her grandmother, alongside her 14-year-old brother James, Viscount Severn

Camilla Queen Consort, Catherine Princess of Wales, Sophie Countess of Wessex, and Meghan Duchess of Sussex at the  coffin procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall

Camilla, Queen Consort, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on the  coffin procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor

The Queen's grandchildren - including Lady Louise and Princess Beatrice - appear emotional as they attend the service today in London

The Queen’s grandchildren – together with Woman Louise and Princess Beatrice – seem emotional as they attend the service as we speak in London 

Other members of the royal family including Zara Tindall, with her husband Mike, Princess Eugenie, with her husband Jack Brooksbank, and Princess Beatrice, with her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Different members of the royal household together with Zara Tindall, together with her husband Mike, Princess Eugenie, together with her husband Jack Brooksbank, and Princess Beatrice, together with her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi additionally attended

Meghan joined other members of the royal family, including King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla, at the ceremony this afternoon (pictured)

King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla led members of the royal household on the ceremony this afternoon (pictured) 

The Queen was placed in Westminster Hall after the journey from Buckingham Palace to lie in state for the nation to pay their respects

The Queen is positioned in Westminster Corridor to lie in state for the nation to pay their respects 

Mom-of-three Kate, 40, has been by her husband Prince William’s facet because it was introduced his grandmother had died final Thursday, and regarded sombre as she took half within the quick service at Westminster Corridor, earlier than performing the curtsey upon leaving.

She paid tribute to her mother-in-law Princess Diana by carrying her earrings for the Queen’s procession. The royal donned pearl earrings that had been gifted to Diana earlier than her wedding ceremony to Prince Charles in 1981. 

The brand new Princess of Wales paired the earrings, made by Collingwood, with a pearl brooch which belong to the Queen.

William and Harry stood along with their wives Kate and Meghan as we speak as they put apart their bitter feud to honour the Queen for her mendacity in state service.

Whereas the brothers walked side-by-side for the poignant 38-minute procession from Buckingham Palace, their spouses travelled in separate vehicles, with Meghan accompanied by the Countess of Wessex and Kate joined by Camilla, the Queen Consort.

In the course of the service, the ‘Fab 4’ stood in formation dealing with the coffin on its purple-covered catafalque, which was flanked with a tall, yellow flickering candle at every nook of the large scarlet platform within the coronary heart of Westminster Corridor – the backdrop of a number of the most well-known moments in British historical past.

Peter Phillips, the Duke of Sussex, the Prince of Wales, the Earl of Wessex, the Earl of Snowdon, the Duchess of Sussex, the Princess Royal, King Charles III, the Duke of York, the Princess of Wales and the Countess of Wessex follow the bearer party carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II into Westminster Hall, London

Peter Phillips, the Duke of Sussex, the Prince of Wales, the Earl of Wessex, the Earl of Snowdon, the Duchess of Sussex, the Princess Royal, King Charles III, the Duke of York, the Princess of Wales and the Countess of Wessex observe the bearer celebration carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II into Westminster Corridor, London

The King and his Queen Consort led the Royal Family into Westminster Hall

The King and his Queen Consort led the Royal Household into Westminster Corridor

Camilla, Kate, Sophie and Meghan watch as the Queen's coffin is carried into her resting place for the next four days

Camilla, Kate, Sophie and Meghan watch because the Queen’s coffin is carried into her resting place for the following 4 days

Catherine, Princess of Wales and Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales reassure one another as they leave after a service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II's coffin at Westminster Hall

Catherine, Princess of Wales and Britain’s Prince William, Prince of Wales reassure each other as they depart after a service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at Westminster Corridor

A sombre Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, stands during the service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury

Prince Harry looks at the ancient roof alongside Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as they stand in Westminster Hall after participating in the procession of the coffin

A sombre Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, stands throughout the service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, left. Pictured proper: Prince Harry appears to be like on the historical roof alongside Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as they stand in Westminster Corridor after collaborating within the procession of the coffin

Britain's King Charles III, Britain's Prince William, Britain's Princess Anne, salute the coffin. Prince Harry and Prince Andrew - no longer frontline royals, did not, bowing instead

Britain’s King Charles III, Britain’s Prince William, Britain’s Princess Anne, salute the coffin. Prince Harry and Prince Andrew – not frontline royals, didn’t, bowing as a substitute

What occurs after as we speak?

– September 15:

Mendacity in state continues and a rehearsal is prone to happen for the state funeral procession.

– September 16:

The King and Queen Consort are anticipated to journey to Wales whereas mendacity in state continues.

– September 17-18:

The mendacity in state continues and heads of state will start to reach for the funeral.

Members of the general public Me are invited to watch a one-minute silence at 8pm on Sunday to recollect the Queen.

– September 19:

There can be a nationwide financial institution vacation to permit as many individuals as doable to look at the Queen’s funeral.

Mendacity in state will proceed till 6.30am.

The coffin can be taken in a grand army procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey for the state funeral.

Senior family members are anticipated to observe behind – identical to they did for the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh.

The army will line the streets and in addition be a part of the procession.

Heads of state, prime ministers and presidents, European royals and key figures from public life can be invited to collect within the abbey, which may maintain a congregation of two,000.

The service can be televised, and a nationwide two minutes’ silence is anticipated to be held.

After the service, the coffin can be taken in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch after which journey to Windsor.

As soon as there, the hearse will journey in procession to St George’s Chapel at Windsor Fort by way of the Lengthy Stroll, after which a televised committal service will happen in St George’s Chapel.

Later within the night, there can be a personal interment service with senior members of the royal household.

The Queen’s ultimate resting place would be the King George VI memorial chapel, an annex to the principle chapel – the place her mom and father had been buried, together with the ashes of her sister, Princess Margaret.

Philip’s coffin will transfer from the Royal Vault to the memorial chapel to hitch the Queen’s.

The Sussexes stood in the back of the group of royals, with Harry immediately behind William and Meghan behind Kate. The touching second is the primary time the {couples} have been seen collectively since their shock walkabout collectively at Windsor Fort on Saturday, and a uncommon present of togetherness.

The Queen’s coffin entered Westminster Corridor because the choir of Westminster Abbey and the choir of His Majesty’s Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, sang Psalm 139. When the Queen arrived, Charles, William and Anne saluted. Harry and Prince Andrew – barred from carrying army uniform – bowed their head as a substitute.

The Archbishop of Canterbury then learn the opening prayer, which the King led the royals in reciting. The household stood silently for the quick service that the late monarch had put along with the Church of England earlier than she died aged 96.

After the congregation was dismissed, cries of ‘God save the King’ could possibly be heard because the King and the Queen Consort left Westminster Corridor as Large Ben rang out at 3.30pm. Royal {couples} left the constructing facet by facet, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex holding arms and the Princess of Wales rubbing her husband’s arm reassuringly.

From 5pm mourners will be capable of file previous the coffin to pay their respects to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch with an estimated 1million individuals anticipated to queue for as much as 30 hours to see her earlier than the state funeral on Monday.

The Queen’s granddaughter Woman Louise Windsor joined her brother James, Viscount Severn on the service in Westminster Corridor as we speak following Her Majesty’s procession from Buckingham Palace.

Woman Louise, 18, the daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, loved a detailed relationship together with her grandmother the Queen and grew up only a stone’s throw from the late monarch’s house of Windsor Fort, in Bagshot Park.

In the course of the event as we speak, Louise adopted in her mom’s footsteps and carried out a curtsy when stepping ahead to say goodbye to her grandmother, alongside her 14-year-old brother. 

It’s the first time the Queen’s youngest grandchild James has been seen since Her Majesty’s loss of life final week. His sister Louise joined different members of the royal household on a walkabout at Balmoral on Saturday following the Queen’s loss of life on the Scottish property on Thursday, aged 96.

Over the past two years, Woman Louise has taken on an more and more public function as her dad and mom Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex have been bumped up the royal meals chain following the shame of Prince Andrew and the departure of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. 

She was entrance and centre within the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, joined her dad and mom on the Commonwealth Video games and made her profitable TV debut in a documentary about her beloved grandfather the Duke of Edinburgh. 

Certainly she has develop into such a widely known face that she is recognised by clients of the backyard centre the place she has been working for £6.63 per hour since ending her A-levels in June. 

In contrast to her older cousins, Princes William and Harry, Louise was in a position to see much more of her grandparents rising up as a result of she has at all times lived simply 11 miles from Windsor and had the good thing about being born across the time the Queen and Prince Philip scaled again their long-haul journey. 

Nevertheless, whereas Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie won’t have been the royal grandchildren most continuously pictured with the Queen – the sisters had been nonetheless extremely shut with their ‘Grannie’.

The women’ deep bond with their grandmother was obvious as we speak as they regarded extremely emotional throughout the event as we speak. 

It was their second look for the reason that Queen’s loss of life final week. Beatrice, 34, and Eugenie, 32, regarded distraught as they walked hand-in-hand scanning the 1000’s of flowers and messages of condolence that had been left by royal followers in Balmoral on the weekend. 

The Queen's imperial state crown laid on top of a cushion, above her coffin, during the emotional funeral procession this afternoon

The Queen’s imperial state crown laid on high of a cushion, above her coffin, throughout the emotional funeral procession this afternoon

(left to right) The Duke of Wales, The Duke of Sussex, King Charles III, the Princess Royal, the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex walk behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard

The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Sussex, King Charles III, the Princess Royal, the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex stroll behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped within the Royal Normal

2.22pm: The gun carriage bearing the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth II departs Buckingham Palace, transferring the coffin to The Palace of Westminster

2.22pm: The gun carriage bearing the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth II departs Buckingham Palace, transferring the coffin to The Palace of Westminster

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown and pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, arrives at the Palace of Westminste

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Normal and the Imperial State Crown and pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, arrives on the Palace of Westminster

Queen’s flowers from her private gardens: Coffin is adorned with lavender and rosemary from the gardens of Windsor and pine from Balmoral throughout funeral procession 

The Queen’s coffin was as we speak adorned with lavender and rosemary from the gardens of Windsor and pine from her Scottish house of Balmoral.

The Queen’s ultimate and saddest journey to Westminster Corridor is underway as we speak with King Charles, his three siblings and his sons Prince William and Prince Harry following her coffin because the Royal Household arms her coffin to the nation.

At 2.22pm Her Majesty was carried down The Mall on a gun carriage – a practice relationship again to the loss of life of her great-grandmother Queen Victoria in 1901 – as her kids, grandchildren and different senior royals marched behind.

Atop the coffin, there was a wreath of flowers which contained a number of flowers together with pine from the gardens of Balmoral and lavender and rosemary from the gardens of Windsor.

The Queen 's coffin was today adorned with lavender and rosemary from the gardens of Windsor and pine from her Scottish home of Balmoral

The Queen ‘s coffin was as we speak adorned with lavender and rosemary from the gardens of Windsor and pine from her Scottish house of Balmoral 

It’s a mark of the importance of the 2 residences for the late monarch. 

The Queen had spent nearly all of her time over the previous few years at her house of Windsor Fort. 

In the meantime it was her Scottish house of Balmoral the place she handed away earlier this month.

It marks a change from yesterday’s wreath, which was made up of her favorite flowers and served as a touching tribute to her late husband, Prince Philip.

Atop the coffin, there was a wreath of flowers which contained a selection of flowers including pine from the gardens of Balmoral and lavendar and rosemary from the gardens of Windsor

Atop the coffin, there was a wreath of flowers which contained a number of flowers together with pine from the gardens of Balmoral and lavendar and rosemary from the gardens of Windsor

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown and pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Normal and the Imperial State Crown and pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery

The wreath, which was ready by Balmoral workers, included candy peas, dahlias, phlox, white heather and pine fir – all gathered from the Aberdeenshire property.

Candy peas – which had been among the many Queen’s favorite flowers – had been additionally within the wreath laid on the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin after his loss of life in April final 12 months.

Candy peas, that are related to April birthdays, can symbolise departures and farewells whereas dahlias can signify a long-lasting dedication between two individuals.

The Queen personally chosen the flowers for her late husband’s coffin with a wreath that included white lilies, roses and freesias.

The Queen's children including the King and her grandchildren, including William, Harry and Peter Phillips make the mournful journey to Westminster Hall

The Queen’s kids together with the King and her grandchildren, together with William, Harry and Peter Phillips make the mournful journey to Westminster Corridor

A whole bunch of 1000’s of individuals lined the route however there was a silent reverence because the coffin appeared. There have been some muted cheers and clapping and cries of God Save the Queen in addition to many tears shed because the late monarch left her London house for the ultimate time. All viewing areas on The Mall, Whitehall and Parliament Sq. had been full by 1pm – with individuals turned away.

The procession left the palace at 2.22pm and is anticipated to reach at Westminster Corridor at 3pm. A service lasting round 20 minutes can be led by the Archbishop of Canterbury accompanied by the Dean of Westminster.

Princess Anne, who has remained together with her mom since she dies final Thursday, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward additionally adopted the coffin on the 1.2mile journey to Westminster Corridor – the traditional coronary heart of the Homes of Parliament the place as much as 1million Britons hope to see the Queen mendacity in state there as her father and mom did in 1952 and 2002.

Queen Consort Camilla, the Princess of Wales, the Duchess of Sussex and the Countess of Wessex adopted by automotive. Zara and Mike Tindall. Princess Beatrice, her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank ar e additionally participating. However Andrew’s ex-wife Sarah Ferguson didn’t obtain an invitation due to their divorce.

King Charles III waves to the crowds as he is driven along The Mall to Buckingham Palace this morning

King Charles III waves to the crowds as he’s pushed alongside The Mall to Buckingham Palace this morning

Queen Consort Camilla is seen arriving at Buckingham Palace this afternoon ahead of the procession for the Queen

Queen Consort Camilla is seen arriving at Buckingham Palace this afternoon forward of the procession for the Queen

The event is heavy with historic significance, with brothers Prince William and Prince Harry setting apart their ongoing feud to assist their father by marching with him behind the coffin. For William and Harry it can deliver again painful reminiscences of after they, aged 15 and 12, walked behind the coffin of their mom Princess Diana in 1997.

Solemn members of the Royal Household gathered this lunchtime to organize to accompany the Queen for her poignant ultimate journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor, the place she is going to lie in state for the following 5 nights.

The gang burst into applause and cheers as King Charles III handed the Victoria Memorial in his state Rolls Royce as he was taken into the residence, adopted later by Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice and Queen Consort Camilla.

A whole bunch of 1000’s of well-wishers are anticipated to line the route as they accomplish that. The Queen’s different kids Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Princess Anne may even type a part of the procession by way of London.

The Victoria Memorial and The Mall ahead of the procession for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II this afternoon

The Victoria Memorial and The Mall forward of the procession for the Mendacity-in State of Queen Elizabeth II this afternoon

Her Majesty spent her ultimate evening within the Bow Room of Buckingham Palace earlier than she can be conveyed on a gun carriage to Westminster Corridor – the place she is going to lie in state till 6.30am subsequent Monday, the day of her funeral.

A couple of million persons are anticipated to queue in Central London for as much as 35 hours to stroll previous her coffin – however specialists imagine solely 400,000 will make it inside which means 600,000 individuals can be left upset.

Mourners have additionally been becoming a member of the queue to attend the mendacity in state, opening at 5pm tonight. Authorities steering says the queue is anticipated to be very lengthy, with individuals standing for ‘many hours, presumably in a single day’.

The queuing infrastructure for the Queen’s mendacity in state is 10 miles in size, it’s understood. This consists of 6.9 miles from Victoria Tower Gardens to Southwark Park, with an extra three miles inside Southwark Park.

The Queen arrived on the palace final evening to tears and cheers from the crowds who stood within the rain to welcome her house after her loss of life at Balmoral final Thursday. The route from RAF Northolt to the palace was packed.

There was a wave of lights as many raised their cell phones within the air to movie the hearse because it handed. Because the hearse drove by way of the gates, Charles could possibly be seen bowing his head with Harry and Meghan stood behind.

 

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