The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of England was at the top of the world agenda after the ceremony as well as before the ceremony. We have compiled for you the remarkable details of the funeral, which was planned 20 years ago…
With his reign of 70 years England Queen Elizabeth II, who has become one of the unforgettable figures in its history, funeral He was buried with a ceremony. The funeral ceremony, which brought together the world leaders, decorated the headlines of the world newspapers with every detail.
We have compiled a few details that draw attention from the funeral ceremony for you…
HE WAS MARRIED IN THE SAME HALL, WAS CROWNED IN THE SAME HALL, HE WAS HELD IN THE SAME HALL
Westminster Abbey, where the first religious ceremony was held as part of the Queen’s funeral, is also the hall where Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding was held.
Queen ElizabethAfter his wedding was held in 1947, his coronation ceremony was also held in Westminster Abbey in 1953.
Westminster Abbey is also the church where Prince William and Kate Middleton got married in 2011.
FUNERAL PLAN READY FOR 20 YEARS
Edward Fitzalan-Howard, the 18th Duke of Norfolk, prepared the Queen’s funeral 20 years ago, and planning has been ongoing ever since. Fitzalan-Howard, who is responsible for planning royal state funerals and coronations of new monarchs, told The Times. “I am determined not to demand a penny from the state” he said.
TRANSPORTED IN THE SAME VEHICLE WITH HIS FATHER
The Queen’s coffin was transported in the same vehicle that carried the coffins of previous monarchs Edward 7th, George 5th and George 6th. It’s a tradition that began when the horses pulling Queen Victoria’s coffin were startled during the parade.
The same vehicle was used for Winston Churchill’s funeral.
PRINCE HARRY NOT ALLOWED TO greet the QUEEN
He left all his official duties in the royal family to move to the USA with his wife. King Charles‘s son, Prince Harry, was not allowed to wear his military uniform at the funeral for his grandmother.
As he relinquished his military titles, Prince Harry was seen unable to greet the Queen’s coffin at his funeral procession like his brother Prince William and other relatives did.
Prince Harry was allowed to wear his military uniform during the 15-minute vigil at the Queen’s coffin. The Prince wore his suit at the funeral, as King Charles’ permission was a one-off.
SYMBOLS ON THE COAT ATTRACTED ATTENTION
The imperial crown, the monarch’s scepter and the monarch’s globe, symbolizing the reign of Elizabeth II, were placed on the queen’s coffin.
Among these symbols, the imperial crown represents the Queen’s sovereignty, the monarch’s scepter represents the Queen’s power in the secular world, and the monarch’s globe represents the Queen’s power in the Christian world.
KING CHARLES CHOOSE THE FLOWERS ON THE COIN
Alongside the symbols on the Queen’s coffin was an elaborate bouquet of flowers and a card standing among the flowers. According to the statement made by the royal family, these flowers were specially selected by King Charles. Myrtle, which is among the flowers, was also included in the Queen’s wedding bouquet.
On the card among the flowers was King Charles’s message to his mother with his own handwriting and signature.
MEGHAN ENTERS CHURCH WITH KATE MIDDLETON AND THEIR CHILDREN
Prince Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle, who has become a controversial figure due to her accusations against the royal family, reunited with her family members after a long break at the Queen’s funeral.
Prince Harry and Prince William walked behind the coffin as the Queen’s funeral was carried to Westminster Abbey, while Prince Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle, entered the church with Kate Middleton and her children.
This is the first time Meghan has been seen with her nieces since she relinquished her title.
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It has been learned that Prince William’s children, Prince George, 9, and Princess Charlotte, 7, are the only grandchildren who attended the Queen’s funeral.
It was learned that the youngest son of the Prince of Wales, 4-year-old Prince Louis, did not attend the ceremony due to his underage.
KING CHARLES SEATED WHERE HIS MOTHER SIT ALONE
Queen Elizabeth II, at the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip, after his death in April 2021, St. He was seen sitting alone in St. George’s Chapel, and these images were talked about for a long time.
King Charles was seen sitting in the same place at his mother’s funeral, but the only difference was that the King was surrounded by members of the Royal family.
MEGHAN AND HARRY SIT SECOND RANGE AT THE FUNERAL CEREMONY
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took second place at the ceremony at Westminster Church.
King Charles and his wife Camilla, Princess Anne and her husband Tim Laurence and Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, Prince William and his wife Kate took the first place.
BIDEN CAME WITH THE ‘MONSTER’
US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill are the only world leaders allowed to come to the Queen’s funeral in a private vehicle.
Departing with a six-car convoy, the US President went to Westminster Church in his specially designed and powered limousine ‘Beast’.
It was learned that the other leaders who attended the funeral went to the church by bus.
THE QUEEN’S DOGS AND PYDOLLIS Awaited His Funeral Procession
Known for her love of animals, Queen Elizabeth II Muick and Sandy Their two corgi dogs were spotted during the coffin procession to Windsor Castle.
According to the BBC’s claim, Prince Andrew is planning to adopt one of his mother’s dogs.
The Queen’s pony, named Emma, was seen standing on the grass during the parade, as the dogs, accompanied by courtiers, said goodbye to their owners for the last time.