Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will happen Monday, Sept. 19, at Westminster Abbey in London, Buckingham Palace said Saturday.

The palace confirmed that the queen will lie in state at Westminster, the place members of the general public will have the ability to pay their respects over 4 days.

The queen’s coffin, which is at Balmoral Fort in Scotland, will journey to Edinburgh on Sunday, the palace mentioned, staying on the Palace of Holyroodhouse till Monday. The next day, the coffin ― accompanied by Princess Anne, the queen’s daughter, will journey by Royal Air Drive aircraft to make the journey to Buckingham Palace.

On Wednesday, the coffin can be moved from the palace to Westminster. Subsequent, it would head to Westminster Abbey, the place a funeral can be performed Sept. 19.

Queen Elizabeth II in Dorset, England in 2016.
Queen Elizabeth II in Dorset, England in 2016.

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The palace mentioned the queen’s coffin will then journey to its final resting place, at Windsor Fort.

Prince Philip, who’s at present buried on the Royal Vault at St. George’s Chapel, will be moved to the King George VI Memorial Chapel to be with the queen.

Elizabeth died peacefully Thursday at Balmoral, the palace mentioned. She was 96. Anne, in addition to Charles and Camilla — now the king and queen consort — have been reportedly by the queen’s aspect when she died, as royal relations rushed to be there.

Charles, who instantly turned king after his mom’s dying, launched a transferring statement about Elizabeth on Thursday.

“The dying of my beloved Mom, Her Majesty The Queen, is a second of the best disappointment for me and all members of my household,” he mentioned within the assertion. “We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mom.”

He added, “Throughout this era of mourning and alter, my household and I can be comforted and sustained by our data of the respect and deep affection wherein The Queen was so extensively held.”

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