Photos: The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Britain and the world mentioned a ultimate goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral Monday that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds who massed alongside the streets of London to honor a monarch whose 70-year reign outlined an age.

A day filled with occasions in London and Windsor started early when the doorways of 900-year-old Westminster Corridor had been closed to mourners after lots of of 1000’s had filed in entrance of her flag-draped coffin. Many had waited for hours in line, together with by way of chilly nights, to attend the lying-in-state in an outpouring of collective grief and respect.

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives for her state funeral at Westminster Abbey. A smaller ceremony at Windsor Fort adopted.

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Guards carry Queen Elizabeth II's coffin.

Members of the Queen’s Firm, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, carry Elizabeth II’s coffin.

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Flags line the way as a procession marches through London.

Police and navy personnel escort the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II following her funeral service in Westminster Abbey in London.

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A girl stands above an outdoor crowd and looks around during a period of silence.

Britons observe two minutes of silence as a part of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

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Troops and guards are amassed outside Westminster Abbey.

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II leaves Westminster Abbey after the funeral.

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Royal family follow behind the coffin.

King Charles III, the queen consort, Camilla, and Princess Anne are amongst these following the coffin out of Westminster Abbey. A observe from Charles sits within the floral association on high.

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Service members surround Queen Elizabeth II's coffin.

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is introduced into Westminster Abbey for her funeral.

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A girl holds a balloon with the queen's photo and a Union Jack flag.

A woman holds a particular balloon for the event as crowds in Hyde Park watch the funeral on large screens.

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A crowd of students fills a room to watch a TV.

College students watch the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Gordonstoun College, Moray, the place King Charles III as soon as boarded.

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 Princess Charlotte and Prince George ride in a car with the queen consort, Camilla.

Britain’s Princess Charlotte rides to the funeral subsequent to her brother Prince George, in a automobile with Camilla, the queen consort.

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A woman in a crowded park holds a teacup and wipes her eyes.

A mourner reacts whereas watching the queen’s funeral on massive screens in Hyde Park.

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A wide view of the queen's coffin being escorted by troops.

Members of the armed forces march throughout the funeral procession for Queen Elizabeth II in London.

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A motorcade drives on the Mall in London.

King Charles III’s motorcade is pushed alongside the Mall forward of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

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Members of the Royal Navy stand underneath row of phtoographers.

Members of the Royal Navy stand exterior Westminster Abbey on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

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