Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin left Balmoral for Edinburgh – rts.ch

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin left Balmoral for Edinburgh – rts.ch

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 all over the world are anticipated for the funeral, which can 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 Fort, Scotland, the place she breathed her final.

It’ll then be transferred to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, earlier than being despatched to London on Tuesday the place it will likely 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 mentioned.

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

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

Hundreds of thousands of holiday makers

The ceremony on September 19 is predicted to draw hundreds of thousands of holiday makers, in addition to personalities from all over the world 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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