Photo Story: Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral

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On Monday, Queen Elizabeth’s funeral was broadcast live across the globe as mourners paid their respects to the late queen.

At her Scottish residence Balmoral, the queen passed away on September 8. She was 96.

Over 2,000 people showed up for the burial, including representatives from royal families and governments from across the world.

The queen’s body lay in state in Westminster Hall for four days before the funeral, during which time a mile-long line of people patiently waited to pass by for hours.

The Funeral of her majesty queen Elizabeth II.

Last pics from Queen's funeral
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The Instruments of State; the Imperial State Crown and the Orb and Sceptre have remained with Her Majesty’s coffin.

Queen's funeral
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At the Committal Service, they were placed on the High Altar at St George’s Chapel.

Queen funeral
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At the end of the Committal Service, The King placed The Queen’s Company Colour of the Grenadier Guards on the Coffin.

Queen Funeral pic
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The Lord Chamberlain “broke” his Wand of Office and placed it on the Coffin to signify the end of Service.

End of service
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The Armed Forces have paid their final respects to their Commander-In-Chief, Queen Elizabeth II.

The coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, is seen here entering St George VI Chapel at Windsor Castle.
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The Bearer Party, formed of personnel from The Queen’s Company, 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards, transfer the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from the State Gun Carriage.

The Bearer Party, formed of personnel from The Queen’s Company, 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards, transfer the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II from the State Gun Carriage.
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Members of the Household Division Band at the Tilt Yard, Horse Guards.

Members of the Household Division Band at the Tilt Yard, Horse Guards.
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The State Crown, Orb and Sceptre atop the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The State Crown, Orb and Sceptre atop the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
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The State Gun Carriage, carrying the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passes through the arch onto Horse Guards Parade.

The State Crown, Orb and Sceptre atop the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
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The funeral procession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passes in front of Buckingham Palace.

The funeral procession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passes in front of Buckingham Palace.
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The State Gun Carriage, pulled by Naval Ratings, carries the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Wellington Arch.

The State Gun Carriage, pulled by Naval Ratings, carries the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Wellington Arch.
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession makes its way down the Long Walk toward Windsor Castle.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's funeral procession makes its way down the Long Walk towards Windsor Castle.
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