Princes William And Harry Reunite For Somber Walk Behind Queen Elizabeth’s Coffin

Prince William and Prince Harry reunited as soon as once more on Wednesday, because the brothers joined their father, King Charles III, in a processional following Queen’s Elizabeth II’s coffin from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster.

The solemn sight was a reminder of when the brothers walked behind the coffin of their mom, Princess Diana, 25 years in the past. William was 15 on the time, and Harry was 12.

The 2 brothers walked facet by facet on the funeral. At their grandfather, Prince Philip’s funeral, the brothers have been separated by their cousin, Peter Phillips, when strolling behind the coffin.

The stroll on Wednesday additionally included Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

A shot of the 2 brothers strolling on Sep. 14. and a photograph (R) of Princes William and Harry strolling behind their mom’s coffin in 1997.

Queen Consort Camilla and Kate Middleton, the brand new Princess of Wales, didn’t stroll, and as an alternative traveled by automotive together with Prince Edward’s spouse, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.

Senior members of the royal household wore navy uniforms for Wednesday’s stroll and repair.

Prince Andrew and Prince Harry, who’re not senior working members of the royal household for very totally different causes, wore morning costume.

“Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex will wear a morning suit throughout events honouring his grandmother,” a spokesperson for the duke confirmed to HuffPost on Tuesday.

“His decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he wears and we respectfully ask that focus remain on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”

Prince William and Prince Harry walk behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown and pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery.
Prince William and Prince Harry stroll behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Commonplace and the Imperial State Crown and pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery.

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Following the processional, the household attended a brief service at Westminster, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

After the service, the queen’s coffin will lie in state, giving folks the chance to pay their respects for the next 4 days till the queen’s state funeral on Monday, Sept. 19.

On Wednesday, President Biden spoke with King Charles III to supply his condolences following the queen’s demise on Thursday, based on the White Home.

He additionally “conveyed his wish to continue a close relationship with the King,” the White Home stated in an announcement. The president will attend the queen’s funeral on Monday.

See extra pictures from at present’s occasions beneath:

The Princess of Wales in a car behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Princess of Wales in a automotive behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.

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The Princess of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex pay their respects in The Palace of Westminster after the procession.
The Princess of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex pay their respects in The Palace of Westminster after the procession.

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The Princess of Wales and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, watch the coffin of Queen Elizabeth arrive in Westminster Hall on Sep. 14.
The Princess of Wales and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, watch the coffin of Queen Elizabeth arrive in Westminster Corridor on Sep. 14.

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James, Viscount Severn and Lady Louise Windsor at the Palace of Westminster.
James, Viscount Severn and Woman Louise Windsor on the Palace of Westminster.

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The Prince of Wales and Duke of Sussex.
The Prince of Wales and Duke of Sussex.

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The British royal family, walking in unison with military precision.
The British royal household, strolling in unison with navy precision.

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The Earl and Countess of Wessex and Prince of Wales and Catherine pay their respects in the Palace of Westminster.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex and Prince of Wales and Catherine pay their respects within the Palace of Westminster.

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The Duke of Sussex and Duchess of Sussex leave after a service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II's coffin at Westminster Hall.
The Duke of Sussex and Duchess of Sussex depart after a service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at Westminster Corridor.

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The Princess and Prince of Wales leave after the service.
The Princess and Prince of Wales depart after the service.

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Pallbearers from The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards places the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on a Catafalque inside Westminster Hall.
Pallbearers from The Queen’s Firm, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards locations the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on a Catafalque inside Westminster Corridor.

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King Charles III, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward, walk behind the coffin during the procession for the lying in state of Queen Elizabeth II on Sep. 14 in London.
King Charles III, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward, stroll behind the coffin throughout the procession for the mendacity in state of Queen Elizabeth II on Sep. 14 in London.

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King Charles III and Princess Anne during the walk behind the coffin of their mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
King Charles III and Princess Anne throughout the stroll behind the coffin of their mom, Queen Elizabeth II.

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Camilla, Queen Consort (L) and the Princess of Wales are driven behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.
Camilla, Queen Consort (L) and the Princess of Wales are pushed behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.

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A general view as the coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II rests in Westminster Hall for the Lying-in State on September 14, 2022 in London, England, with members of the royal family behind the coffin.
A basic view because the coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II rests in Westminster Corridor for the Mendacity-in State on September 14, 2022 in London, England, with members of the royal household behind the coffin.

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King Charles III, Prince William, Princess Anne, Prince Harry and Prince Andrew, follow the coffin.
King Charles III, Prince William, Princess Anne, Prince Harry and Prince Andrew, observe the coffin.

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex are driven behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.
Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex are pushed behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Prince William, left, and Prince Harry, second left, follow the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.
Prince William, left, and Prince Harry, second left, observe the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Members of the royal family are seen inside the Palace of Westminster as the First Watch begins their duty during the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II on Sep. 14.
Members of the royal household are seen contained in the Palace of Westminster because the First Watch begins their responsibility throughout the Mendacity-in State of Queen Elizabeth II on Sep. 14.

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King Charles III and Prince William, Prince of Wales during the procession of the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth.
King Charles III and Prince William, Prince of Wales throughout the procession of the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.

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King Charles III leaves with Britain's Camilla, Queen Consort after a service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II's coffin at Westminster Hall.
King Charles III leaves with Britain’s Camilla, Queen Consort after a service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at Westminster Corridor.

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