Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral Holds Sept. 19

Buckingham Palace has announced that Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on Sept. 19.

CLOCK REPORTERS had earlier reported that Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday at 96.

Many dignitaries, eminent personalities around the world have continued to pay glowing tributes to the late monarch.

Meanwhile, King Charles III has been formally proclaimed as the UK’s new monarch on Saturday.

According to Buckingham Palace, the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will hold in London at 11 a.m on Monday, Sept. 19.

The late monarch’s coffin will lie in state in Westminster Hall starting on Wednesday, giving the public an opportunity to pay their respects.

It is expected that either the Dean of Westminster or the Archbishop of Canterbury, the senior bishop of the Church of England, will lead the service.


The first stage of Queen Elizabeth’s final journey will begin later when her coffin is moved from Balmoral to Edinburgh.

Let’s look at what to expect over the coming days.


The Queen’s body will depart Balmoral, travelling more than 175 miles through the cities of Perth, Aberdeen and Dundee before arriving at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.


In the afternoon, the Queen’s coffin will travel by procession to St Giles’ Cathedral, accompanied by the King and members of the Royal Family.


Princess Anne will accompany her mother’s coffin on a flight to London. From there it will travel to Buckingham Palace, and be witnessed by King Charles and Queen Consort, Camilla.


The coffin will be taken on a procession through central London, and then will be laid in state at Westminster Hall. It will remain there for the next four days.

Monday 19 September

During the morning the Queen’s lying in state will end, and the coffin will be taken in procession to Westminster Abbey for the state funeral, which will be a Bank Holiday in the UK.

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