Queen Elizabeth shall be buried together with her husband Prince Philip in a non-public service on Monday (19.09.22) night.
The 96-year-old monarch handed away on 8 September and her physique is at present mendacity in state at Westminster Corridor and full particulars in regards to the preparations for her funeral have now been launched.
Her state funeral will happen at Westminster Abbey in London at 11am on Monday, with a committal service going down at St George’s Chapel, Windsor at 4pm and she’s going to then be buried with the Duke of Edinburgh – who handed away in April 2021 aged 99 – in a non-public ceremony at 7.30pm.
Buckingham Palace have additionally confirmed the late queen’s 4 kids, King Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, will mount a vigil over her coffin at 7.30pm on Friday (16.09.22).
As soon as the mendacity in state interval ends on Monday morning, the coffin shall be taken to Westminster Abbey on the gun carriage beforehand used on the funerals of Queen Victoria, Edward VII, George V, George VI, Winston Churchill and Earl Mountbatten.
The King and senior members of the royal household will stroll behind the coffin on its brief journey to Westminster Abbey, the place world leaders, emergency service employees, representatives of the Commonwealth and the queen’s charity patronages will be a part of the broader royal household for a televised service.
Full particulars of the service have but to be introduced, however classes shall be learn by Prime Minister Liz Truss and Commonwealth Secretary Common Baroness Scotland.
In the direction of the tip of the service, the Final Put up shall be performed, adopted by a two-minute silence to be noticed throughout the nation. A lament performed by the queen’s piper will then mark the tip of the service.
Nationwide Well being Service (NHS) workers have been given the honour of strolling in entrance of the coffin when it then begins its journey from Windsor, travelling from Westminster Abbey to the Wellington Arch in recognition of their work in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic and past.
They are going to be joined within the procession by officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, representatives from the Police Service of Northern Eire and members of the British Armed Forces
From Wellington Arch, the coffin shall be taken by hearse to Windsor, the place the general public are anticipated to line the route up the Lengthy Stroll from the Shaw Farm Gate.
The committal ceremony can even be televised however the interment within the King George VI Memorial Chapel won’t.
Throughout the committal service, the Crown Jeweller will take away the Imperial State Crown, orb, and sceptre from the coffin and place them on the Excessive Alter, earlier than the Lord Chamberlain breaks his stick of workplace over the coffin and it’s lowered into the royal vault out of view.
The queen and Philip’s coffins will later be moved to the chapel the place they are going to be interred collectively.
The Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk, admitted arranging the funeral was a “humbling and daunting” job.
He added: “Allow us to be happy with how our nation has come collectively in recognition of her outstanding legacy: solemnly, respectfully, and with such devotion.
“The occasions of latest days are a reminder of the energy of our Structure, a system of presidency which in so some ways is the envy of the world. The Queen held a singular and timeless place in all our lives. This has been felt extra keenly over the previous few days because the world involves phrases together with her demise.
“Her Majesty’s passing has left many individuals throughout many continents with a profound sense of loss. The respect, admiration and affection during which the Queen was held make our job each humbling and daunting, an honour and a fantastic duty.
“It’s our goal and perception that the state funeral and occasions of the subsequent few days will unite folks throughout the globe and resonate with folks of all faiths, while fulfilling Her Majesty and her household’s needs to pay a becoming tribute to a rare reign.”