Monday, September 25, 2023

Thousands queue to say goodbye to Elizabeth II

Thousands of people gathered in London ahead of the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth on Monday. the mourners are waiting to see him It was temporarily closed on Friday after being filled to capacity.

People of all ages and all walks of life presented Your respect to the late queen, Joining a streamlined line that runs along the south bank of the Thames and then up the river to Westminster Hall of Parliament.

but mid morning The queue was too long, a testament to respect and public affection for the Queen, who died in Scotland on 8 September at the age of 96 after a 70-year reign.

The coffin rests on a purple-lined cathedral in Old Westminster Hall, draped in the Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown placed at the top.

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Soldiers and other officers in ceremonial uniform watch around him as people pass by to pay respects after a long wait for him.

hopefully some 750,000 people in total Pass in front of the queen’s coffin.

great security campaign

London police force said there would be a state funeral Biggest ever security operation launched When the prime minister, president and royals gather in his honor.

Senior police officer Stuart Kundi told reporters that the force was preparing for events ranging from terrorist threats to protests and gatherings.

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron are among foreign guests who have confirmed they will attend.

Former captain of the England national football team, David Beckham queued for over 13 hours Along with thousands of other mourners to see Queen Elizabeth in London on Friday.

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King Charles, who visited Wales; his sister, Princess Anne; And the brothers, Princes Andrew and Edward, would keep a silent watch around the coffin and join the ceremonial guard for a period of 15 minutes.

Charles and his wife Camilla, the Queen consort, attended a service at Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff and then spoke to outsiders.

“I am determined to honor that selfless example”He said, speaking in Welsh and English.

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protestors against

There were some anti-monarchy protesters outside Cardiff Castle, where Charles met with Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford.

A man holding a banner that read “Cancel Royals” and a sign that read “Abolish the title of Prince of Wales”.

Another man had a sign in his hand that read: “No Monarchy, No Carlos, Great Reset.” Said another: “He’s not my king.”

Similar smaller protests have been held outside Parliament and in Edinburgh in recent days, although King Charles has enjoyed increasing support since Elizabeth.

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