Prince George and Princess Charlotte to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

King Charles IIIand . the other three children of Queen Elizabeth IIAccording to the service order issued on Sunday, the Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Harry and Meghan – and many others – will join the procession behind the Queen’s coffin at her funeral on Monday. Night by Buckingham Palace.

Funeral at Westminster Abbey in London, ready to start 6 a.m. Eastern Time. At 10:30 p.m. local time, the mourners queue closed for new entrants to pay tribute to all mourners before the funeral began.

funeral will be done by Rev. Dr. David HoyleSaid the Archbishop of Canterbury, Buckingham Palace, Dean of Westminster, and Sermon delivered by the Most Rev. Justin Welby. It will be interspersed with many scriptures, hymns and prayers.

About 500 royals, heads of state and government have been invited from around the world. President Biden arrived in London on Saturday ahead of the funeral.

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From left, Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince William look at the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, London, on Sunday June 5, 2022, the final day of four days of festivities to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

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will participate in the funeral procession King Charles III walking with his wife, Camilla, the Queen Consort; She is followed by Anne, the Princess Royal, and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Lawrence. Prince Andrew, Duke of York, would follow him, and then Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfer and his wife, Sophie.

The Queen’s children will be followed by Prince William and Catherine, Princess of Wales, and then their two children, 9-year-old Prince George and 7-year-old Princess Charlotte. William and Catherine’s youngest son, 4-year-old Prince Louis, is not listed in the order of service and likely will not attend the funeral.

They will be followed by Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, followed by Queen Elizabeth’s nephew David Armstrong-Jones, the Earl of Snowden and Peter Phillips. He would be followed by the Duke of Gloucester and then by Prince Michael of Kent and the Duke of Kent.

Queen Elizabeth’s other four grandchildren – Zara Tindall, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn – were not listed in the order of service. All eight grandchildren stood behind his coffin on Saturday.

Before the service, the abbey’s period bell would be rung once a minute for 96 minutes to mark each year of the Queen’s life.

As the Queen’s coffin is carried to the abbey, “The Sentence” – biblical verses – will be sung by the choirs of the Abbey, Chapel Royal and St James’s Palace.

Hoyle would introduce “The Bidding” of sorts, followed by a hymn and “First Lesson”, another treatise, to be read by Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland.

The abbey choir would sing Psalm 42, and then the “second recitation,” another piece of scripture, would be read by the newly appointed British Prime Minister Elizabeth Truss.

Welby will then give a sermon.

The abbey choir would sing two more songs, a prayer, and then the funeral would close with Welby praising and blessing Hoyle.

The Queen’s coffin will then be taken out of the abbey and carried by procession to Wellington Arch in Hyde Park Corner for the Commitment Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, which will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday. Going to do.

The Queen will be cremated at Windsor Castle on Monday night in a private family ceremony.

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in the history of Britain’s monarchy died on 8 september,

Britain has not buried its sovereign since the Queen’s father, King George VI, was held at St George’s Chapel in 1952.

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Many wait in a square outside the Palace of Westminster to catch a glimpse of state guests arriving in the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall.

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The more than 1,000-year-old monastery has been the setting for royal coronations for hundreds of years, including the Queen’s own coronation in 1953, and it is also where she married Prince Philip in 1947. Queen Elizabeth II’s mother was cremated there in 2002. But no emperor has been cremated there since the 18th century.

Meanwhile, King Charles III issued a statement on Sunday in which he thanked “the countless people who have been such support and comfort to my family and me at this time of sorrow.”

“Over the past ten days, my wife and I have been deeply touched by the many messages of condolences and support we have received from this country and around the world,” the statement said.

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