King Charles III Leads Vigil Of Queen’s Children Over Her Coffin

King Charles III, accompanied by his three siblings – Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward – took half within the vigil of the princes this night at Westminster Corridor.

The 15-minute lengthy ceremony concerned Queen Elizabeth II’s 4 youngsters standing guard round her coffin at Westminster Corridor the place the queen has been mendacity in state since Wednesday night.

Notably, all 4 have been in army uniform, together with Prince Andrew who reportedly acquired a particular exception to permit him to put on his for the vigil. Earlier within the week, he wore a morning go well with whereas marching behind his mom’s coffin, reflecting the truth that he was stripped of all his army titles and royal patronages again in 2019.

Prince Harry, who will take part in a vigil with the queen’s different grandchildren on Saturday night, will even seem in army uniform after receiving an exception from Buckingham Palace. He too wore a go well with earlier within the week whereas his brother, Prince William, was in army uniform as they accompanied the queen’s coffin from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor. Prince Harry misplaced his army titles in 2020 after giving up his senior royal standing and transferring to California together with his spouse, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.

The Queen will stay mendacity in state till her funeral on Sept. 19, which has been declared a financial institution vacation. A whole bunch of hundreds of mourners have been queueing to go to Westminster Corridor and see the monarch lying-in-state since Wednesday. The queue itself has spawned rolling protection and memes, changing into an historic occasion in its personal proper.