June 1, 2023

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Buckingham Palace announces the date of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Buckingham Palace announces the date of Queen Elizabeth's funeral

Queen Elizabeth II The state funeral will be held on Monday, September 19, at Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace Saturday said.

the palace confirmed The Queen will be located in Westminster, where members of the public will be able to pay their respects over the course of four days.

The palace said the queen’s coffin at Balmoral Castle in Scotland will travel to Edinburgh on Sunday and will remain at Holyrood Palace until Monday. The next day, the coffin – accompanied by Princess Anne, the Queen’s daughter, will travel on an RAF plane for the trip to Buckingham Palace.

On Wednesday, the coffin will be moved from the palace to Westminster. Next, you’ll head to Westminster Abbey, where a funeral will be held on September 19.

Queen Elizabeth II in Dorset, England in 2016.

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The palace said the Queen’s coffin will then travel to his final resting place, the King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Prince Philip, currently buried in the Royal Vault in St George’s Chapel, will be moved To King George VI Memorial Chapel to be with the Queen.

The palace said Elizabeth died peacefully Thursday at Balmoral. Anne, as well as Charles and Camilla – now king and consort of the Queen – were by the Queen’s side when she died, as members of the royal family rushed to be there.

Charles, who immediately became king after his mother’s death, released him statement About Elizabeth on Thursday.

He added: “During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will feel comfortable and sustained by knowing the deep respect and affection the Queen has received so widely.”