All newspapers in Britain carried the same image of the Queen’s coffin, draped in a flag, being carried to the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh.
“The Queen begins her final journey,” said the Guardian of her main image of the Palbearers. However, the newspaper led developments in Ukraine as Russia targets power supplies after being upset over Ukraine’s gains.
Many newspapers had the same headline. “The Queen’s final journey begins,” said Eye Pepper. The Daily Express followed “The Queen’s saddest journey begins”, The Mirror went on with “The Final Journey Home”, The Telegraph went with “Her Last Great Journey”, The Times reported a wraparound of “Her Final Journey Begins,” The picture was accompanied by Palbir carrying the coffin into the chariot, and Surya did so, under the headline “The Queen’s Last Great Journey. The Daily Mail ran “The Saddest Journey… Now the Long Goodbye”.
You can view a full paper roundup here.
Here are the daily details of what will happen next, including until the Queen’s funeral on Monday 19 September.
Monday 12 September
King Charles III and the Queen’s Consort are to visit Westminster Hall in London, where both houses of Parliament will offer condolences to the new monarch. Later on Monday, Charles and Camilla will fly to Edinburgh where they will attend a ceremony of keys and the King will inspect the Guard of Honor.
Charles will then lead the royal family in procession as the Queen’s coffin is carried from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to the nearby St Giles Cathedral for Thanksgiving. Members of the public will be able to view the coffin in the cathedral and pay tribute for a period of 24 hours from 5 p.m.
King would then conduct the audience with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer Alison Johnstone.
Later in the evening, the king and other members of the royal family would vigil in the cathedral in honor of their mother.
Tuesday 13 September
The King and Queen Consort are to fly to Northern Ireland on Tuesday to visit Hillsborough Castle, where they will see an exhibit about the late Queen’s long association with the province. King will then meet with Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris and party leaders, and will receive condolence messages led by the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
After a short reception in Hillsborough, the King and Queen Consort will travel to St. Anne’s Cathedral for a service of prayer and contemplation. Before the event, Charles will meet with leaders of all the major religions of Northern Ireland and then the royal couple will return to London later.
Meanwhile, the Queen’s coffin is expected to be taken to London and rest at Buckingham Palace.
A rehearsal for the procession of the coffin from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster is also expected. Details about the recumbent queue route in the state will be made available late Tuesday, September 13.
Wednesday 14 September
Paying tribute to his late mother, the King will lead Wednesday’s procession behind a gun carriage that will carry her coffin to Westminster Hall, where the Queen’s recumbent will begin before the state funeral on 19 September. The Archbishop of Canterbury would conduct a short service. after the coffin
Those wishing to pay their respects will be able to enter the Queen’s coffin 24 hours a day from 5 pm on Wednesday, 14 September until 6.30 am on the day of the funeral – Monday 19 September.
Senior royals are also expected to offer their moving tribute by guarding some level around the coffin – a tradition known as the vigil of the princes.
Thursday 15 September
Lying continues in the state and rehearsals are likely to take place for the state funeral procession.
Friday 16 September
The King and Queen consort are expected to travel to Wales while the kingdom continues to lie.
Saturday 17 September – Sunday 18 September
Lying continues in the state and heads of state will start arriving for the funeral.
Monday 19 September
There will be a national bank holiday to allow as many people as possible to watch the Queen’s funeral. Lying in the state will continue till 6.30 am. The coffin will be carried in a grand military procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey for the state funeral.
Senior members of the family are expected to follow behind – just as they did for the funerals of Diana, Princess of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh.
The army will line the streets and will also join the procession. Heads of state, prime ministers and presidents, European royals and prominent figures from public life will be invited to gather at the abbey, which can hold a congregation of 2,000.
The service will be televised, and a national two-minute silence is expected. After the service, the coffin will be carried in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch and then travel to Windsor. Once there, the body will travel in procession to St George’s Chapel via the Long Walk at Windsor Castle, which will be followed by a televised comital service at St George’s Chapel. Later in the evening there will be a private entertainment service with senior members of the royal family.
The Queen’s final resting place will be the King George VI Memorial Chapel, an annex to the main chapel – where her mother and father were buried along with the ashes of her sister, Princess Margaret. Philip’s coffin will move from the royal vault to the memorial chapel and join the queen’s coffin.
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King Charles III will lead the royal family in a poignant procession behind his mother’s coffin when he visits Edinburgh Cathedral to allow the public to pay their respects.
The Queen’s coffin will be taken from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to nearby St Giles Cathedral where her family and a congregation from all walks of Scottish society will attend a service of thanksgiving for her life.
Full details of the royal mourners have yet to be released, but there is speculation that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the new Prince and Princess of Wales, who were on a joint front during an appearance at Windsor Castle on Saturday, will be part of. group.
Charles will lead some of the royals on foot, who are expected to be the Duke of York, the Earl of Wessex, the Princess Royal and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence – while the Queen’s Consort and other members of the monarchy will follow in cars.
Members of the public will be able to see the coffin for 24 hours to pay respects before being taken to London prior to the period of its stay in the state.
Later in the evening, the king and other members of his family, possibly his siblings, would vigil in the church in honor of their mother.
Charles and Camilla are in London, but before leaving for the Scottish capital they will head to Westminster Hall where both houses of parliament will offer their condolences to the new monarch and his wife, and the king will answer.
During his day in Edinburgh, the King would observe a guard of honor at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, before attending the Ceremony of the Keys on the forecourt.
At the Palace, the King will hold an audience with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, followed by an audience with Alison Johnstone, the presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament.
Words of sympathy will be expressed by the Scottish Parliament when Charles and Camilla appear to receive the condolence motion, with the King responding.