Queen Elizabeth’s last trip, first stop in Edinburgh – World

Queen Elizabeth’s last trip, first stop in Edinburgh – World

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Edinburgh, and crossed the Queensferry Bridge, a bridge dedicated to the King and opened in 2017. The city.

It was in the village of Ballatier, the Scottish town closest to Balmoral’s residence, the first honors from the people on the coffin of Elizabeth II, It slowly passed in procession on its way to Edinburgh. The locals, who knew her almost entirely personally, gathered en masse in front of the church overlooking the village: the Queen used to go to Mass on Sundays with other members of the royal family when she was in Balmoral. In the last days Rev Ian Greenshields, Plenary Director of the Church of Scotland, one of the last people to meet the King, referred in the British press to the firm personal faith attributed to Her Majesty: even beyond the roles of head of the Anglican Church, protector of the Scottish Church and ‘defender of the faith’ with which the titles (now passed to King Charles) are associated. ). Greenshields said he found the Queen still as pure as she was aware.

He added that she had spoken to him about the “afterlife” and about her “love for the consort Prince Philip,” who passed away about a year and a half ago, after 73 years of marriage. As if to confirm the hope of a new meeting.. start today Queen Elizabeth’s last trip(a) Towards the last house for burial.

Regina, the coffin procession leaving Balmoral Castle

Crowd wings gather along the way To honor the sovereign when the procession passed. In the Scottish capital, public donations are scheduled for 24 hours on Monday, then on Tuesday the coffin will be transported to London to and from Buckingham Palace. Wednesday will be shown for 4 days at the Palace of Westminsterbefore the official funeral scheduled for Monday 19.

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The Scottish capital is determined to bid farewell to the Queen with all the honors and everything is ready for the two-day celebration: the center presents itself this morning surrounded by silence as it is guarded by police officers. There will also be a handover ceremony in Scotland today with Announcement of the new king, Charles III, first on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh at the end of the morning and then at the town castle. Tomorrow the Scottish capital will have a traditional and evocative party, key party: An old tradition is to hand over the keys of Edinburgh to the new king, who brings them back to the city so that he can keep them in the best possible way.

The chair emerged from the residence’s main gate—a sanctuary favored by Elizabeth and her late husband Filippo for decades—where two vigilant guards greeted him and made their way to the main road: inside the sarcophagus with the remains of the dead. The Queen was covered in the royal standard of the House of Windsor.

Behind the car carrying the coffin was a Rolls-Royce with Princess Anna, the 72-year-old second daughter of Her Majesty, and her husband, Vice Admiral Tim Lawrence, on board. So some spare Range Rovers. The Royal Princess, the title attributed to Anna, will accompany her mother’s remains throughout the journey
Edinburgh. Then the next day to London for the next few days.

Meanwhile, the new King Charles III, having finished his official proclamation ceremony and briefly meeting yesterday with the Cabinet of the British government of Les Truss, is planning today a meeting with representatives of the Commonwealth: the body of the caucus of countries. of the former empire of which he was an honorary president.

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