THE Queen has finally been reunited with her beloved Prince Philip after an emotional last journey from London to Windsor Castle.
Her Majesty’s casket was today lowered into the 16ft Royal Vault beneath St George’s Chapel following the 800-strong committal service.
The King places the Queen’s Company Camp Colour of the Grenadier Guards on the coffin Crédit: Pennsylvanie
The coffin of the Queen followed by her grieving family through St George’s Chapel Crédit: Pennsylvanie
Pall bearers carry the Queen’s coffin into St. George’s Chapel, followed by the Royal Family Crédit: Getty
The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Sussex at the committal service Crédit: Pennsylvanie
The Queen’s coffin arrives at St George’s Chapel in front of the Royal Family
The King standing with his grieving relatives as the Queen’s coffin arrived at Windsor Castle
Prince Harry makes his way to the committal service Crédit: Getty
The Queen’s children and some of her grandchildren follow the hearse carrying her coffin Crédit: Reuters
Princess Beatrice, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Sarah Ferguson, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank stand during the committal service Crédit: AP
The sombre procession towards Windsor Castle Crédit: Reuters
The Ceremonial Procession of the Queen’s coffin travels down the Long Walk Crédit: Pennsylvanie
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stood shoulder to shoulder with his grieving relatives during the hour-long event.
It came to a poignant finish as the late monarch was lowered into the royal vault to lie beside her “ strength and stay”.
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The service was conducted by the Dean of Windsor, with prayers said by the Rector of Sandringham, the Minister of Crathie Kirk and the Chaplain of Windsor Great Park.
Following the penultimate , hymn the imperial state crown, the orb and the sceptre were moved from the Queen’s coffin to the altar.
The King then draped the Queen’s Company Camp Colour of the Grenadier Guards on the coffin before the Lord Chamberlain . broke his Wand of Office
The Dean said a psalm and the Commendation while the coffin was disappeared from public view for the last time.
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Sovereign’s Piper will play a lament and the Archbishop of Canterbury pronounced the blessing, before the congregation sang the national anthem.
The Queen’s coffin arrived at the Castle after being taken in a hearse scattered with flowers thrown by her beloved subjects on a final procession.
Bouquets tossed by well-wishers along the route remained on its bonnet and roof after it slowly inched down The Long Walk.
Silence fell among huge crowds of mourners as the drummers, members of the armed forces and hearse passed.
Children were lifted on their parents’ shoulders and phones were raised in the air as people struggled to catch a glimpse of the sombre scene.
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Members of the Royal Family previously watched as the Queen’s casket was placed in the hearse following an emotional funeral service this morning.
Thousands of mourners packed pavements as Her Majesty was driven first to Westminster Abbey and then to Windsor, where she will finally be reunited and laid to rest with her beloved Prince Philippe.
Le roi gave a sombre salute as his mother’s coffin went by, just minutes after leading his grieving family at the service.
He was joined by siblings Andrew, Edouard et Anne, as well as sons William et Harry, who appeared solemn in reflection.
At Wellington Arch, the bearer party lifted the Queen’s coffin from the State Gun Carriage into the glass-backed State Hearse, which Her Majesty helped design.
Bands of the Scots and Grenadier Guards then played a medley of her favourites, including Jerusalem and I Vow To Thee My Country.
As the hearse left the monument for Windsor, the parade gave a Royal Salute, led by the King, and the National Anthem played out.
the Queen Consort, and the Prince and Princesse de Galles, along with other Royal Family members, then left by car, travelling along the M4.
Thousands of mourners packed the A4, A30 and A308 to see the State Hearse on its 25-mile journey, with many throwing flowers in its path.
Single roses then remained on the bonnet and roof as the slow procession continued.
It arrived at Windsor Great Park through Shaw Farm Gate on Albert Road and on to Long Walk, where tens of thousands of people have been gathering to bid a final farewell to the Queen since the early hours.
At the head of the procession, the hearse travelled up the Long Walk, through Cambridge Gate and George IV Gate to the Quadrangle.
It is making its way to , St George’s Chapel where a televised committal service will take place in St George’s Chapel at 4pm.
The State Hearse carrying the Queen arrives at the gates of Windsor Castle
Guards line along the procession route at Windsor Castle Crédit: AP
The procession makes its way inside St George’s Chapel
The hearse travels along the Long Walk as it makes its way to Windsor Castle Crédit: Reuters
Thousands of mourners have lined The Long Walk to the castle
The State Hearse carrying the Queen’s coffin makes its way towards Windsor Castle
The Queen’s coffin leaves London for Windsor for the last time Crédit: Reuters
King Charles salutes as his mother’s coffin is driven in the state hearse Crédit: SkyNews
Thousands lined the streets as the procession made its way along the Mall Crédit: AP
The Bearer Party transfer the coffin into the State Hearse at Wellington Arch Crédit: AFP
The Royal Party leave their cars at Wellington Arch in London Crédit: AFP
Crowds cheered as the Royal cars drove past Crédit: Nouvelles du ciel
Roi Charles, pictured with his wife, the Queen Consort, and two sons William and Harry as they watch Her Majesty’s coffin go by Crédit: AP
Princess Charlotte and Prince George watching the state funeral unfold Crédit: AFP
The hearse transporting the coffin, covered in flowers thrown by mourners Crédit: Reuters
A person throws a flower in the path of the state hearse Crédit: Reuters
King Charles and son Harry follow the Queen’s coffin draped in the Royal Standard Crédit: AFP
The Queen’s coffin is seen passing Wellington Arch as thousands of mourners line the streets Crédit: Getty
Prince William and his father the King at the Queen’s state funeral Crédit: Reuters
The Band of the Royal Marines passes by Buckingham Palace in the sombre procession Crédit: Getty
Members of the Royal Family follow the Queen’s coffin on its final journey
The royals moments before saluting the coffin Crédit: Reuters
The Queen’s coffin during the slow procession at 75 paces a minute Crédit: AFP
An emotional-looking King views his mother’s coffin Crédit: Reuters
An aerial view of the sombre procession
The Queen’s four children say goodbye to by their mother Crédit: AFP
A sombre procession as Her Majesty’s coffin journeys to Windsor Crédit: AP
Le duc de Sussex, Queen Consort Camilla, Princesse de Galles, Prince George and Charlotte Crédit: Reuters
Mounties of the Royal Canadian Police along The Mall Crédit: Getty
Crowds lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the action
The King and his son, the heir to the throne, salute Crédit: Reuters
The procession files past London’s Big Ben Crédit: Reuters
The funeral procession marches down The Mall following the service at Westminster Abbey Crédit: Reuters
Brothers William and Harry follow the Queen’s coffin, draped in a Royal Standard Crédit: AFP
The coffin of the Queen makes it way on the funeral procession from Westminster Abbey Crédit: Reuters
Senior royals in the front row at the Queen’s state funeral Crédit: Pennsylvanie
The King appeared emotional as he followed his late mother’s coffin
Emotional members of the royal family follow Her Majesty’s coffin Crédit: Pennsylvanie
Members of the royal family during the emotional service Crédit: AFP
The Princess of Wales, Duchesse de Sussex, and Prince William and Princess Charlotte Crédit: Getty
James, Viscount Severn appeared overcome with grief
The coffin is carried by the Bearer Party into Westminster Abbey Crédit: Getty
The King appeared to wipe away a tear during the service
An emotional looking Prince Harry with his eyes closed as the world pays homage to his grandmother Crédit: AP
Sophie Wessex dabs her eyes
The coffin is placed near the altar at Westminster Abbey Crédit: AP
Other royals appeared deep in thought during the service
Le roi, Queen Consort, Princess Anne and her husband as a hymn is sung
The Princess of Wales, wearing the Queen’s necklaces, on her way to the service Crédit: EPA
His siblings also seemed deeply moved by the solemn procession Crédit: pixel8000
An aerial view of the Abbey
Meghan Markle arrives at the service, accompanied by Prince Harry
Mourners watch as the Queen is carried through Westminster Abbey
King Charles and his siblings at the funeral of the Queen Crédit: Reuters
Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Prince George and Princess Charlotte Crédit: Reuters
The royals walk behind the Queen’s coffin at her state funeral
Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers a reading during the state funeral Crédit: Getty
Princes William and Harry following a gun carriage carrying the coffin of their grandmother Crédit: AP
Prince George and and the Princess of Wales arrive at the state funeral Crédit: Pennsylvanie
The King and Queen Consort Camilla arrive to take their seats Crédit: AFP
The coffin, draped in the Royal Standard, with the Imperial State Crown resting on top Crédit: Getty
The Queen’s children follow their mother’s casket in a solemn procession
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is placed on a gun carriage Crédit: AP
King Charles is seen on The Mall ahead of the state funeral Crédit: Reuters
The coffin with the Imperial State Crown resting on top Crédit: Getty
The Duke of Sussex standing with his family as they salute during the funeral Crédit: Reuters
The royals arriving at the Abbey Crédit: Getty
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II leaves Westminster Hall for her funeral service
Mourners gathered inside Westminster Abbey for the Queen’s state funeral Crédit: Getty
Prince William, Kate Middleton and their children George and Charlotte Crédit: AFP
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle travelling to the Abbey Crédit: Reuters
Anne, Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence arrive by car Crédit: Getty
US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden arrive at Westminster Abbey Crédit: Pennsylvanie
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron walking into the Abbey Crédit: AFP
A previously unseen portrait of the Queen released the day before the funeral, taken in May Crédit: Pennsylvanie
Queues of people form along The Mall ahead of the state funeral Crédit: Getty
The final mourners pay their respects at the Queen’s coffin in Westminster Hall Crédit: Pennsylvanie
Royal fans wrapped in blankets waiting for the action to begin Crédit: Getty
Members of the public queue through the night to see Her Majesty lying in state Crédit: Pennsylvanie
People camping out overnight in Parliament Square ready for the state funeral Crédit: Rex
Mourners line up on The Long Walk in Windsor Crédit: EPA
Metropolitan Police officers walking in formation down The Mall Crédit: Getty
Tents line the streets ahead of the funeral for Britain’s longest-reigning monarch Crédit: Reuters
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