United Kingdom says its last goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II | News

Rate this post

With the presence of the British royal family and more than 500 heads and representatives of State and Government, the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of England began on Monday at Westminster Abbey.


London prepares for state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Moments earlier, the coffin was transferred from the nearby Palace of Westminster (Parliament) to Westminster Abbey, located in central London, for the ceremony, which began at 11:00 local time.

The funeral is in charge of the Dean of Westminster, David Hoyle, who will have as a central point of the ceremony to underline the dedication of Elizabeth II, who died on September 8, as head of state for seven decades.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will deliver the sermon. Then the people of the United Kingdom will observe two minutes of silence and the national anthem will be heard in the abbey.

Following this, the funeral procession will travel to Wellington Arch and then to Windsor and St George's Chapel for burial, in accordance with official protocol.

The public funeral of the late Elizabeth II ended on September 19 with the lowering of her coffin into the royal crypt of St. George's Chapel in Windsor. The burial will be private.

The funeral procession left shortly after noon for Windsor Castle, where Elizabeth II will be buried hours later in private with her husband, who died last year at the age of 99.

After passing in front of Buckingham Palace for the last time, the body of Elizabeth II was transferred to Windsor, where it will rest forever.

Author Profile

Nathan Rivera
Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nathan Rivera, a dedicated journalist who has had the privilege of writing for the online newspaper Today90. My journey in the world of journalism has been a testament to the power of dedication, integrity, and passion.

My story began with a relentless thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. I graduated with honors in Investigative Journalism from a renowned university, laying the foundation for what would become a fulfilling career in the field.

What sets me apart is my unwavering commitment to uncovering the truth. I refuse to settle for superficial answers or preconceived narratives. Instead, I constantly challenge the status quo, delving deep into complex issues to reveal the reality beneath the surface. My dedication to investigative journalism has uncovered numerous scandals and shed light on issues others might prefer to ignore.

I am also a staunch advocate for press freedom. I have tirelessly fought to protect the rights of journalists and have faced significant challenges in my quest to inform the public truthfully and without constraints. My courage in defending these principles serves as an example to all who believe in the power of journalism to change the world.

Throughout my career, I have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for my outstanding work in journalism. My investigations have changed policies, exposed corruption, and given a voice to those who had none. My commitment to truth and justice makes me a beacon of hope in a world where misinformation often prevails.

At Today90, I continue to be a driving force behind journalistic excellence. My tireless dedication to fair and accurate reporting is an invaluable asset to the editorial team. My biography is a living testament to the importance of journalism in our society and a reminder that a dedicated journalist can make a difference in the world.