The State funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch, began on Monday morning at the Westminster Abbey in London.
King Charles III, his sister Princess Anne, the princess royal, his younger brothers Prince Andrew, the duke of York, Prince Edward, the earl of Wessex, his sons Prince William and Prince Harry and other senior British royals followed Queen Elizabeth’s coffin into Westminster Abbey, joining world leaders and monarchs to bid farewell to a beloved figure who unified the nation through her 70-year reign.
The Queen, 96, passed away peacefully at Balmoral Castle, her Scottish residence, on September 8.
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