What time it begins, the place it takes place and our monarch’s closing resting place


Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral will happen in London subsequent week after she handed away 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 will pay 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 state funeral has been confirmed by Buckingham Palace to be on Monday, Sept 19. It is because of begin at 11am BST. 

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 shall be a financial institution vacation, with faculties to shut on the day. 

In the course of the Accession Council, Lord President of the Council Penny Mordaunt mentioned: “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.” 

Learn full particulars right here.

When does the coffin procession start? 

The procession to convey Her Late Majesty’s coffin to its closing resting place has begun.

On Sunday six gamekeepers from the Balmoral Property carried Queen Elizabeth’s coffin to a ready hearse which made a sluggish six-hour journey to Edinburgh, the place it was taken into the throne room of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official royal residence in Scotland.

Employees there have been capable of pay their respects earlier than the King and Queen Consort travelled behind the coffin on its approach from Holyroodhouse to St Giles’s Cathedral, the place the Crown of Scotland was positioned on the coffin.

There, the King and his siblings held a silent vigil as they stood by the late Queen’s coffin.

The late Queen will lie in state within the Cathedral till Tuesday Sept 13 to permit the folks of Scotland to pay their respects.

When will the coffin be transported to Buckingham Palace? 

On Tuesday Sept 13 at 5pm the coffin shall 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’ll land at 6.55pm.

From Northolt the coffin shall be taken in a state hearse to Buckingham Palace, the place it’ll stay within the Bow Room in a single day.



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