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The Exploding King: Why Queen Elizabeth's Coffin Was Covered In Lead

The Exploding King: Why Queen Elizabeth’s Coffin Was Covered In Lead

Queen Elizabeth II’s winding final journey from Westminster Abbey through Wellington’s Arch to Windsor Castle on Monday weighed heavily on the eight soldiers carrying her coffin, in part because it was covered in lead . The tradition dates back centuries and began with a practical consideration: helping the bodies of deceased monarchs remain intact, especially …

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King Charles III leaves a handwritten note on the Queen's coffin

King Charles III leaves a handwritten note on the Queen’s coffin

The note on Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at her funeral on Monday was a handwritten message from her son, King Charles III. refers to “Rex”, which means king in Latin. The service at Westminster Abbey – attended by around 2,000 guests – included Bible readings and traditional hymns, as well as a sermon by the …

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Prince William says walking behind Queen Elizabeth II's coffin brought back memories of Princess Diana's funeral

Prince William says walking behind Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin brought back memories of Princess Diana’s funeral

A reporter at the scene who spoke to a woman who met William on Thursday said the prince told her his grandmother’s death reminded him of the death of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. William and his brother Prince Harry marched in a procession behind Diana’s coffin following her death on August 31, 1997, …

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Thousands walk past Queen Elizabeth's coffin as she rests in state in London

Thousands walk past Queen Elizabeth’s coffin as she rests in state in London

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register People line up for hours King Charles at Highgrove House The list of funeral attendees grows LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Mourners from all walks of life filed past Queen Elizabeth’s coffin overnight as she lay in London’s Old Westminster Hall, paying their last respects to …

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Queen Elizabeth II's coffin in Parliament will be on display

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin in Parliament will be on display

LONDON (AP) – Queen Elizabeth II left Buckingham Palace for the last time on Wednesday, his coffin carried to Parliament by a horse-drawn carriage and dragged by grieving family members. The coffin will remain undisturbed for four days until the late monarch’s funeral on Monday, with hundreds of thousands expected to file. Eight pallbearers carried …

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Queen Elizabeth II's coffin was applauded as it arrived at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was applauded as it arrived at Buckingham Palace

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has completed the final leg of her final journey back to Buckingham Palace. The coffin of the late British monarch was airlifted from Edinburgh, Scotland, to London on Tuesday and then driven in a state hearse to his official home – six days before his state funeral at the Westminster …

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Queen Elizabeth II's coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace in London

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace in London

London – The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is back at Buckingham Palace, the Associated Press reported. Earlier on Tuesday, the late monarch left Scotland for the last time. The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives in the royal hearse at Buckingham Palace in London on September 13, 2022, where it will rest in the …

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