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In pictures: Royals, presidents and displays of sombre pageantry

For the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Family and 2,000 others gathered at Westminster Abbey.

The congregation was made up of heads of state, prime ministers, presidents, members European royal families, and key figures in public life.

The coffin was then taken by procession from Westminster Abbey towards Wellington Arch, before it made its way to Windsor.

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Image The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is followed by King Charles III and his family.
Image The coffin with the Imperial State Crown on top and the Queen’s coffin is taken into Westminster Abbey
Image Outside Westminster Abbey
Image The Yeomen of the Guard parade outside the abbey
Image Royal Guards in advance of the funeral service
Image The Yeoman of the Guard arrives at Westminster Abbey
Image The service was attended by Joe Biden, the US President (centre), and Jill Biden, First Lady.
Image Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin is carried on a gun carriage in the military procession to Westminster Abbey
Image The coffin is carried by the pall bearers into Westminster Abbey
Image After leaving the Palace of Westminster, the coffin is taken in procession.
Image The poise of the pall bearers has been highly praised
Image Westminster Abbey State Funeral
Image A coffin is placed next to the altar
Image Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin is brought into Westminster Abbey
Image Prince George and Princess Charlotte with Prince George inside Westminster Abbey
Image Princess Charlotte and Prince George arrive with their mom
Image King Charles I, Queen Consort, and members of Royal Family with the Queen’s coffin
Image: King Charles, Queen Consort and other Royal Family members follow the coffin out the abbey. Pic by AP
Image: Prince Anne and King Charles
Image Westminster Abbey
Image Kate and Prince George
Image The Duchess Of Sussex outside Westminster Abbey
Image After the Queen’s funeral, the Princess of Wales.
Image On the day of the state funeral, burial, a member of the military wore the Queen’s Elizabeth emblem.
Image Prime Minster Liz Truss, former British leaders Tony Blair & John Major
Image The Queen is raped in The Royal Standard. Her coffin is carried along The Mall
Image Royal Navy members attend the state funeral
Image Queen Elizabeth II is buried in the State Gun Carriage.
Image It was said that hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets to attend the state funeral
Image Anne, Princess Royale, Prince Andrew, Prince Harry, Prince Harry, Duke Of Sussex, Peter Phillips, and Timothy Laurence
Image Buckingham Palace staff stand in front of the gates for procession
Image After Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in Westminster Abbey, the coffin is moved.
Image A gun carriage carrying Queen Elizabeth the Great is pulled past Houses of Parliament
Image Royal Family members and military stand while the Queen’s coffin was carried to Wellington Arch.
Image Members of the Bearer Party hand the coffin to the State Hearse at Wellington Arch
Image Before it traveled to Windsor Castle, the coffin was taken in a hearse from Wellington Arch.
Image King Charles salutes when he leaves Wellington Arch
Image As it travels up Long Walk, the hearse makes its way to Windsor Castle
Image Queen Elizabeth’s coffin is carried by the hearse along the Long Walk
Image Many line the route to Windsor Castle
Image The procession to Westminster Abbey is led by King Charles and other senior royals.
Image Queen’s coffin carried up the steps of St George’s Chapel
Image The coffin of Queen is followed by King Charles III and his family.
Image King Charles observes as the Lord Chamberlain breaks the Wand of Office during the committal service to the Queen
Image The Imperial State Crown was removed from the coffin in St George’s Chapel


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