Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin leaves Balmoral for Edinburgh –

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin leaves Balmoral for Edinburgh –

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, who died Thursday in Scotland, will happen on Monday September 19 in London, Buckingham Palace introduced on Saturday.

Leaders from around the globe are anticipated for the funeral, which is able to happen at Westminster Abbey at 11 a.m. native time (12 p.m. in Switzerland). King Charles III, his son who succeeded him, declared a public vacation within the UK for the event.

The funeral of Elizabeth II will take place on Monday, September 19. [Luke MacGregor - Reuters]The funeral of Elizabeth II will happen on Monday, September 19. [Luke MacGregor – Reuters]

The stays of Elizabeth II are presently within the ballroom of Balmoral Fortress, Scotland, the place she breathed her final.

It should then be transferred to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, earlier than being despatched to London on Tuesday the place will probably be publicly displayed for 4 days in Westminster Corridor, the oldest part of the Homes of Parliament, after a procession by the streets of London.

On September 19, at 10:44 a.m., the coffin will depart the Palace of Westminster for Westminster Abbey, the place the funeral service will happen, Buckingham Palace stated.

On the finish of the service, the coffin will depart in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington’s Arch, then will probably be taken to Windsor.

And as soon as in Windsor, there might be one other hearse procession to St. George’s Chapel, the palace stated in its assertion.

Tens of millions of holiday makers

The ceremony on September 19 is anticipated to draw thousands and thousands of holiday makers, in addition to personalities from around the globe who will attend the funeral, a logistical and safety problem for British legislation enforcement.

Among the many anticipated friends, the American presidents Joe Biden and French Emmanuel Macron, the president of the European Fee Ursula von der Leyen, in addition to many leaders of the previous British colonies.

>> Chronology of the primary developments anticipated within the coming days across the funeral of Elizabeth II and the accession to the throne of Charles III:

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