Queen Elizabeth II’s casket arrives in Edinburgh


People stand to pay their respects as the hearse carrying the body of Queen Elizabeth II makes its way towards Edinburg in Stracathro, Angus county, Scotland, on Sunday. Photo by Paul Reid/EPA-ESE

Folks stand to pay their respects because the hearse carrying the physique of Queen Elizabeth II makes its approach in the direction of Edinburg in Stracathro, Angus county, Scotland, on Sunday. Picture by Paul Reid/EPA-ESE

Sept. 11 (UPI) — The coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Edinburgh Sunday afternoon as she left Balmoral Fortress in Scotland for the ultimate time.

Crowds lined the route, together with a number of villages and the cities of Aberdeen and Dundee to witness Elizabeth II’s coffin which was adorned with a wreath made up of flowers gathered from Balmoral Fortress the place she died, in line with Buckingham Palace.

The procession then traveled to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland.

King Charles III arrived at Buckingham Palace at 1 p.m. native time. In accordance with a palace assertion, he plans to carry audiences at Buckingham Palace with spiritual and Commonwealth leaders.

On Saturday, Charles III, the eldest son of the queen, was formally confirmed as the brand new King of the UK throughout a ceremony at St. James’s Palace.

Public proclamations to Charles III happened on Sunday in Edinburgh, Belfast in Northern Eire and Cardiff in Wales.

Australia and New Zealand formally proclaimed King Charles III as head of state on Sunday.

A state funeral is scheduled for Sept. 19, ending 10 days of mourning.

On Tuesday, the procession will proceed down the Royal Mile to St Giles’ Cathedral for a service of prayer and reflection attended by the King and Queen Consort and royal relations.

Afterward, the coffin will relaxation there for twenty-four hours for public view.

Mourners pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace

Guests pay respects outdoors the flower-covered gates at Buckingham Palace in London on September 9, 2022, a day after the loss of life of Queen Elizabeth II. Picture by Hugo Philpott/UPI | License Picture

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