The Queen’s long life and reign were celebrated in London on Sept. 19 with a funeral and several processions attended by world leaders and members of her family
By Kate Hogan
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On Monday, Sept. 19, the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II were celebrated in London with a moving funeral and several processions through the English capital to her final resting place.
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Police processed along the mall ahead of the day’s events.
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Members of the Queen’s family were driven to Westminster Hall, where they received her coffin and followed it to Westminster Abbey for a funeral service.
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King Charles III and heir Prince William rode together, with other family members close behind.
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As with every event following the Queen’s death this past week, countless mourners lined the streets to pay respects.
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King Charles III waved to the crowds.
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Camilla, Queen Consort, rode with Catherine, Princess of Wales and her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
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The Queen’s four children — King Charles III, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward — marched behind her coffin from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey.
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Prince William, Prince Harry and Peter Phillips — the Queen’s four eldest grandsons — did the same.
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The coffin was surrounded by members of the Royal Navy.
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Bagpipes played as the coffin was moved from the Hall to the Abbey.
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Inside Westminster Abbey, the royal family followed the Queen’s coffin up the aisle.
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A collection of world leaders — including President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden — were there to pay respects.
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Many of the former U.K. prime ministers were also on hand; during her reign, Queen Elizabeth II worked with 14.
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Atop the coffin were items of note, including the Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre, plus flowers with a note reportedly from King Charles III.
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Princess Charlotte wore a touching tribute to her great-grandmother: a tiny brooch in the shape of a horseshoe, a nod to the Queen’s love of horses.
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The flowers atop the coffin included myrtle, also used in the Queen’s wedding bouquet for her nuptials to Prince Philip.