Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral to be held on September 19

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin will probably be taken from Edinburgh to London, and can later lie in Westminster Corridor from September 14 till the funeral

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin will probably be taken from Edinburgh to London, and can later lie in Westminster Corridor from September 14 till the funeral

The funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth who died this week after 70 years on the throne, will probably be held on Monday, September 19 at 10 a.m. GMT (3.30 p.m. IST), England’s most senior peer who’s in control of state events stated on Saturday.

The coffin will probably be taken from Balmoral Fort to Edinburgh on Sunday earlier than being flown to London on Tuesday. It is going to later lie in state at Westminster Corridor from Wednesday till the morning of the funeral which can happen at London’s Westminster Abbey.

“We’ll perform our responsibility over the approaching days with the heaviest of hearts, but additionally with the firmest of resolve to make sure a becoming farewell to one of many defining figures of our occasions,” stated the Earl Marshal, Edward Fitzalan-Howard, the Duke of Norfolk.

The queen’s physique at present rests in an oak coffin coated with the royal customary of Scotland and with a wreath of flowers laid on high within the ballroom of Balmoral Fort.

“It’s a scene of quiet dignity,” a senior palace official stated.

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