Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin begins its final journey before the funeral

Queen Elizabeth II he has begun his journey to his final resting place.

On September 11, the late monarch’s coffin was carried from her vacation home in Balmoral Castle, Scotland, where she died three days ago at the age of 96, to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the city of Edinburgh, where it will remain for one day until continues its route to London, where a state funeral will take place next week.

The hearse passed tens of thousands of mourners and was draped in the royal standard and adorned with a wreath made up of dahlias, sweet peas, phlox, white heather and Balmoral pine, according to Buckingham Palace. the queen’s daughter, princess anneand her husband Vice Admiral Sir timothy lawrence, accompanied the procession. Arriving at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the two were joined by their brothers. Prince Andrew Y prince edward and the wife of the latter, Sophia, Countess of Wessex.

The coffin rests in the Throne Room of the palace. On September 12, the eldest son of the queen, King Charles IIIand other members of the royal family will take part in a procession to bring the hearse to St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, where a service will be held.

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