Queen Elizabeth II, 96, passed away peacefully at Balmoral Castle, her estate in the Scottish Highlands, according to Buckingham Palace. King Charles III, her son, emerged as the next monarch of Britain.
Officials will instantly pause all business in the legislature so they may create a resolution of sympathy and get ready for a state funeral.
King Charles will meet the prime minister for the first time. The state funeral is scheduled to take place in ten days, and he will also meet with the Earl Marshal to provide final approval to the whole funeral arrangements. On Thursday night, Charles will broadcast to the nation and the Commonwealth.
The state funeral will be held on the tenth day in Westminster Abbey. From Westminster Hall, the coffin will be carried in a procession to the abbey. There will be two minutes of silence around the nation.
A massive ceremonial parade will follow the coffin to Hyde Park following the one-hour service when it will change from a gun carriage to a state hearse and be driven to Windsor. The casket will be lowered into the royal vault at a committal service performed at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, following a parade through Windsor.
People remember Queen Elizabeth II’s legacy; some even recall their interactions with Her Majesty as masses assemble outside Windsor Castle to mourn her passing.
One woman said seeing the Queen at the hospital’s opening a few months ago was “wonderful.” When people told the Queen she looked fantastic, she allegedly waved at them all, grinned at them, and murmured: “thank you.”
“She merely represents everything. I am a huge royalist. My entire life has been spent in Windsor, so growing up with my family’s love for her and them instilling that in us truly, “She spoke.