The funeral service for Queen Elizabeth II will be held on September 19.
The information was verified by the Royal Family’s official website and Buckingham Palace on Saturday.
“The State Funeral for Her Majesty The Queen will be held at Westminster Abbey on September 19 at 11:00 am (London time, 7:00 am EDT). for four days in Westminster Hall so that the public may pay their respects, “the website’s statement read.
The protocol in the upcoming days will look like this:
- September 11 – Sunday – The coffin containing the Queen’s body will be transported from Balmoral Castle, where she died, to Holyroodhouse Palace in Edinburgh , Scotland’s capital.
- September 12 – Monday – The coffin with the Queen’s body is to remain at Holyroodhouse until next Monday afternoon . Afterwards, he will head to the Cathedral of St. Giles, also in Edinburgh. King Charles and other members of the Royal Family will participate in a procession and attend a ceremony in the cathedral.
- September 13 – Tuesday – The coffin with the body of Elizabeth II is flown to RAF Northolt Airport in London, England . The queen’s coffin will then be transported to Buckingham Palace by road.
- September 14 – Wednesday – In the afternoon, the coffin will be transported in a carriage from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster, where the Queen’s body will rest until the morning of the funeral. During this period, the public will also have the opportunity to visit Westminster Hall to pay their respects to the Queen .
- September 19 – Monday – Finally, the coffin will be carried in procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey, where the State Funeral will take place.
The announcement also states that the queen’s casket, which is presently at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, will be transported there by road tomorrow, Wednesday, the 11th, to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where it will remain in the Throne Room until next Monday afternoon. good day, September 12.
“On the afternoon of Monday 12 September, a procession will form in the courtyard of the Palace of Holyroodhouse to transport the coffin to St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh. The King and Members of the Royal Family will participate in the Procession and watch a service at St. Giles Cathedral to receive the coffin,” the statement continued.
The day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral would be a national holiday across the United Kingdom, it was also declared on Saturday, September 10, during King Charles III’s proclamation ceremony.
The general public will also be able to visit Westminster Hall before to the event to pay their respects to the queen.