Queen Elizabeth ii (1926-2022): Monarch’s coffin journeys to windsor castle for burial


Queen Elizabeth’s coffin has been lowered into the royal vault in St George’s Chapel, in the grounds of Windsor Castle

During the committal service, the crown jewels were taken from it, and a ceremonial wand of office broken and put in their place

Earlier, huge crowds lined the route taken by the state hearse as it made its way from London to Windsor, with flowers thrown in its path

This morning, a state funeral service was held at Westminster Abbey – the building in which the Queen was married, and crowned

During his sermon, the Archbishop of Canterbury said the late Queen touched “a multitude of lives” during her 70-year reign

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