State funeral for Queen Elizabeth (†)
Her coffin leaves Westminster Hall
A state funeral in honor of Queen Elizabeth will be held today 19 September 2022 at Westminster Abbey in London. An emotional and historic day. GALA accompanies you and summarizes all the important information and news.
Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral: The news on tape
Welcome to Gala! We begin coverage with current developments for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, 96. All information about the standard King’s funeral can be found here.
11:42 am: The Queen’s coffin leaves Westminster Hall
Queen Elizabeth’s coffin leaves Westminster Hall. Her body is now being carried to Westminster Abbey in a procession led by King Charles. Prince William, Prince Harry, Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Peter Phillips and Prince Andrew accompany the late Queen on her last trip.
11:42 a.m.: Duchess Meghan is here
Duchess Megan enters the convent.
11:41 am Catherine, Princess of Wales arrives at the Abbey with George and Charlotte
Catherine, Princess of Wales, enters the Abbey with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Queen Camilla is there too.
11:39 a.m.: The arrival of the royal family
Princess Beatrice, Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi and several members of the royal family arrived at the convent.
11:38 am: First look at Princess Charlotte
Princess Charlotte is going to her grandmother’s funeral with her father, Prince William.
11:33 am: See King Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry for the first time
King Charles and Prince William drive to Westminster Hall in one car, followed by Prince Harry in a second car. There is also Peter Phillips.
11:29 a.m.: Justin Trudeau has tears in his eyes as he enters the monastery
Justin Trudeau and his wife entered the convent. The Canadian Prime Minister is clearly emotional, he has known the late Queen for 40 years.
11:26 am: Liz Truss is here
The elected prime minister arrives with her husband.
11:20 a.m.: Former Prime Ministers arrive together
Boris Johnson, Theresa May and David Cameron enter a convent together. He will also be followed by Tony Blair and his wife.
11:10 a.m.: US President Biden arrives
Jill and Joe Biden arrive together to say goodbye to the Queen for the last time.
11:07 a.m.: The Queen’s Ladies Arrival
The ladies-in-waiting of the queen, who over the years have become close friends of the queen, enter the convent together to bid farewell to their chief.
11:01 am: The French President is here
Brigitte and Emmanuel Macron arrived at Westminster Abbey. The French first lady wears the mourning dress of the British royal family.
10:54 a.m.: Westminster Abbey is full
More and more mourners are arriving at the monastery. The royal family and members of the royal family are expected to finally arrive.
10:44 am: Heads of state enter the monastery
Heads of state arrived from all over the world, and together they traveled to Westminster Abbey.
Overseas Heads of State are arriving at Westminster Abbey. They arrived together by coach. Foreign royalty will be amongst the last to arrive before the Processions. pic.twitter.com/g041i09uBe — Royal Central (@RoyalCentral) September 19, 2022
Overseas Heads of State are arriving at Westminster Abbey.
They arrived together by coach.
Foreign royalty will be amongst the last to arrive before the Processions. pic.twitter.com/g041i09uBe
— Royal Central (@RoyalCentral) September 19, 2022
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10:27 a.m.: Queen Camilla’s family arrives
The Queen’s daughter Camilla Laura Lopez and the Queen’s son Tom Parker Bowles arrive with their families at Westminster Abbey.
10:25 am: The parents of the Princess of Wales take their seats
Carol and Michael Middleton arrive at Westminster Abbey.