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Britain and the World say Goodbye to Queen Elizabeth

King Charles, his sons – William and Harry, as well as other members of the royal family, will escort Queen Elizabeth to her final resting place in the silent streets of London.

Along with world leaders, hundreds of thousands of people are now lining the streets of London to bid farewell to Britain’s longest-serving monarch. Elizabeth II spent 70 years on the throne of the queen.
It is the first state funeral in Britain since the funeral of Prime Minister Winston Churchill. In Westminster Abbey, the carriage of the Queen’s palace, together with King Charles, William and Harry, was escorted by 142 sailors of the Navy, where St. The last funeral was held in St. Peter’s Church. Before the service, the bell rang 96 times – once a minute, to mark each year of his birth.

About 500 officials participate in the funeral ceremony. Among them are presidents, prime ministers, or representatives of foreign royal families. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, and the First Lady, Jill Biden, are in London. In an entry in the condolence book, President Biden called Queen Elizabeth a “dignified” queen and said his heart goes out to the royal family.

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The evening before the funeral, King Charles thanked the people of Great Britain and the world for their sympathy on behalf of himself and his wife, the Queen Consort.

Millions of people watched the Queen’s funeral live on television. This is the first time that the entire funeral of a British monarch has been televised.

Tonight, Queen Elizabeth and her husband Philip, who died last year aged 99, will be laid to rest at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, where the Queen’s parents and Princess Margaret are laid to rest. Only family members will attend this part of the funeral ceremony.

Queen Elizabeth II died at her summer residence in Scotland on September 8.

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