A lady and her youthful feminine companion turned the final to hitch the lineup to see the Queen mendacity in state when a steward handed her a wristband.
“You are the last person in the queue,” he informed her, according to footage shown on Sky News on Sunday night.
The lady stated “Bless you” and acquired a spherical of applause from stewards and different folks ready as she filed by means of the cordon to tyake her place.
Her reduction was mirrired by groans from these simply behind her who had been turned away.
“I’m absolutely gutted,” stated one disillusioned mourner.
Here is a information to at this time’s occasions. All occasions are BST.
6.30am – The Queen’s lying-in-state will finish
The lying-in-state, in which the Queen’s closed coffin has been on view to the general public at Westminster Hall since Wednesday, will come to an finish.
8am – Westminster Abbey opens
Westminster Abbey will open to the congregation attending the Queen’s funeral. The funeral, which will be one of many largest gathering of heads of states and royalty the UK has hosted in many years, will embody European royal households and world leaders.
10.30am – Queen’s coffin carried to the Abbey
The coffin will be carried by the gun carriage from Westminster Hall to the Abbey, being towed by 142 sailors from the Royal Navy. King Charles III, joined by royal members of the family in addition to members of the royal family, will observe the coffin.
10.52am – Procession arrives at Westminster Abbey
The procession will arrive on the West Gate of Westminster Abbey, and the bearer social gathering, which is made up by members of the Queen’s guard, will carry the coffin from the gun carriage.
11am – Service begins
The service, which will be led by the dean of Westminster, Dr David Hoyle, will start. The sermon will be delivered by the archbishop of Canterbury.
11.55am The final submit
The final submit will be performed, and will be adopted by a two-minute silence.
Noon – State funeral service ends
The nationwide anthem will be performed, bringing the state funeral service to a detailed. The coffin will then be carried to the state gun carriage.
12:15pm – Coffin procession to Wellington Arch
The procession, led by the King, will be made up of a number of teams, with every accompanied by a service band. These teams embody representatives from the NHS, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in addition to detachments from the Armed Forces of the Commonwealth. Guns will be fired each minute in Hyde Park by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, whereas Big Ben will toll each minute because the procession makes its manner by means of the streets.
1pm – Coffin positioned in the state hearse
The procession will arrive at Wellington Arch, and the bearer social gathering will switch the coffin to the hearse earlier than the automobile leaves for Windsor. There will even be a royal salute, and the nationwide anthem will be performed.
3.06pm – Arrival at Windsor
The hearse will arrive in Windsor and be a part of a procession up Long Walk to Windsor Castle. It will be joined by the King and members of the royal household earlier than shifting to St George’s Chapel for the committal service.
4pm – Committal service begins
The committal service begins in St George’s Chapel attended by round 800 folks, together with the King, the royal household, Commonwealth leaders, governors-general and mourners from the Queen’s family previous and current, together with private workers from throughout her personal estates. It will be performed by the dean of Windsor with a blessing by the archbishop of Canterbury. The Queen’s coffin will then be lowered into the royal vault.
7.30pm – Private burial service
A non-public service performed by the Dean of Windsor, attended simply by the King and the royal household. The Queen’s coffin will be laid to relaxation at St George’s chapel, alongside Prince Phillip and her mother and father, King George VI and the Queen Mother.
After 10 days of official mourning, the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II takes place in London at this time.
It will be a day of ceremony and custom – in addition to one of many largest gatherings of heads of state and different world leaders witnessed in years.
The final of these queueing to see the Queen mendacity in state in Westminster Hall will go by the catafalque at 6.30am BST. That will convey to an finish days that noticed queues of as much as 5 miles (8km) winding alongside the Thames as members of the general public got here to pay their respects.
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