Whereas all eyes will likely be on the pomp and majesty of occasions in London on Monday, an easier and way more private ceremony will happen in Windsor afterwards.

With not more than 800 folks current, will probably be an opportunity for the Queen’s household, mates and workers to say probably the most intimate of goodbyes amid the gothic splendour of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Fortress.

The Coffin Procession

At 3.06pm the State Hearse will method Shaw Farm Gate at Windsor on the entrance to the Queen’s House Park and be part of the official procession into the city.

4 minutes later it is going to head off up the Lengthy Stroll, the well-known tree-lined three-mile avenue resulting in Windsor Fortress.

The procession will wend its method to St George’s Chapel via the Cambridge Gate and up Cambridge Drive, via to George IV Gate and into the South and West facet of the Quadrangle.

Because it enters into the world instantly round St George’s Chapel it is going to go via Engine Court docket, the Norman Arch, Chapel Hill and, lastly, Horseshoe Cloister Arch.

The procession will wend its way to St George’s Chapel through the Cambridge Gate and up Cambridge Drive, through to George IV Gate and into the South and West side of the Quadrangle.

The procession will wend its method to St George’s Chapel via the Cambridge Gate and up Cambridge Drive, via to George IV Gate and into the South and West facet of the Quadrangle.

As it enters into the area immediately around St George’s Chapel it will pass through Engine Court, the Norman Arch, Chapel Hill and, finally, Horseshoe Cloister Arch

As it enters into the area immediately around St George’s Chapel it will pass through Engine Court, the Norman Arch, Chapel Hill and, finally, Horseshoe Cloister Arch

Because it enters into the world instantly round St George’s Chapel it is going to go via Engine Court docket, the Norman Arch, Chapel Hill and, lastly, Horseshoe Cloister Arch

Members of the Royal Household – led by the King – will be part of the procession at 3.40pm on the Quadrangle because it passes into Engine Court docket.

The Queen Consort with The Princess of Wales, and The Duchess of Sussex with The Countess of Wessex will once more comply with by automotive.

Forward of the coffin will likely be a dismounted detachment of the Family Cavalry Regiment, adopted instantly by a mounted division of the Sovereign’s Escort, a Massed Pipes and Drums of Scottish and Irish regiments, the bands of the Coldstream Guards and Family Cavalry, officers of the Family Division, in addition to the liveried Kings, Heralds and Pursuivants of Arms and members of the Queen’s private workers.

Within the centre of the procession the state hearse will likely be flanked by the Pall Bearers and an Escort Celebration consisting of two Officers and 24 Rank and File of the first Battalion Grenadier Guards.

The Queen’s Firm Color, the Royal Normal of the regiment of Grenadier Guards, and a Sovereign’s Normal of the Family Cavalry, will likely be positioned in entrance and rear of the hearse. To the rear of the coffin, members of The Queen’s, The King’s and The Prince of Wales Households will likely be positioned.

The haunting silence of the Queen’s closing journey to Windsor will likely be damaged by the sound of ‘minute weapons’ fired by The King’s Troop, Royal Horse Artillery because the coffin strikes to the West Steps of St George’s Chapel. The Sebastopol Bell and the Curfew Tower Bell will likely be tolled concurrently.

The Entry Into 

St George’s Chapel 

A guard of honour consisting of three officers and 110 rank and file troopers, from the first Battalion Grenadier Guards, will likely be mounted in Horseshoe Cloister, whereas the West Steps to the Chapel will likely be lined by members of the Family Cavalry Mounted Regiment.

The Windsor Fortress Guard will likely be turned out dealing with the Guardroom and can current arms for the arrival of members of the Royal Household and to the state hearse.

At 3.53pm the procession will halt on the backside of the West Steps and the bearer occasion will raise the coffin up the West Steps.

A guard of honour consisting of three officers and 110 rank and file soldiers, from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, will be mounted in Horseshoe Cloister, while the West Steps to the Chapel will be lined by members of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

A guard of honour consisting of three officers and 110 rank and file soldiers, from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, will be mounted in Horseshoe Cloister, while the West Steps to the Chapel will be lined by members of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

A guard of honour consisting of three officers and 110 rank and file troopers, from the first Battalion Grenadier Guards, will likely be mounted in Horseshoe Cloister, whereas the West Steps to the Chapel will likely be lined by members of the Family Cavalry Mounted Regiment

The ‘intimate’ 

Committal Service 

Not like the state funeral at Westminster Abbey – the place greater than 2,000 folks will collect – fewer than 800 folks will likely be current. The final congregation will likely be made up of Her Majesty’s family previous and current.

The vast majority of these attending the ceremony at St. George’s Chapel won’t have attended the sooner service at Westminster Abbey, emphasising simply how ‘internal circle’ this occasion will likely be.

At 3.20pm governors normal and prime ministers of realms – these nations the place the Queen was head of state – will arrive on the chapel and escorted to their seats within the nave amid the flowering Gothic structure.

Shortly afterwards members of the Royal Household not strolling within the out of doors procession will arrive.

The majority of those attending the ceremony at St. George’s Chapel will not have attended the earlier service at Westminster Abbey, emphasising just how ‘inner circle’ this event will be

The majority of those attending the ceremony at St. George’s Chapel will not have attended the earlier service at Westminster Abbey, emphasising just how ‘inner circle’ this event will be

The vast majority of these attending the ceremony at St. George’s Chapel won’t have attended the sooner service at Westminster Abbey, emphasising simply how ‘internal circle’ this occasion will likely be

The committal service will start at 4pm. Because the coffin strikes via the nave, it is going to go the sarcophagus of George V and Queen Mary. He’s considered one of ten British monarchs to be buried within the chapel, particularly King George V of Hanover, Henry VI, Edward IV, Henry VIII, Charles I, George III, William IV, Edward VII, George V and George VI. Close to the sarcophagus is a statue of King Leopold of the Belgians and memorial to his spouse, Princess Charlotte, who died in childbirth in 1870. She was George IV’s inheritor. Her demise led to Queen Victoria acceding the throne.

The Quire is the resting place of many of the monarchs buried on the chapel. Edward VII and Henry VI are buried to the precise of the altar, whereas Edward IV is on the left. Beneath within the royal vault are George III, George IV and William IV. Monday’s service will likely be carried out by the Dean of Windsor, with prayers mentioned by the Rector of Sandringham, the Minister of Crathie Kirk and the Chaplain of Windsor Nice Park.

Devices of state are handed on 

Previous to the ultimate hymn, the Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre will likely be faraway from the Queen’s coffin by the Crown Jeweller and Bargemaster and Serjeants-at-Arms. They’ll go them to the Dean who will place them on the chapel altar.

On the finish of the ultimate hymn the King will place the Queen’s Firm Camp Color of the Grenadier Guards on the coffin. On the identical time, the Lord Chamberlain, former MI5 director normal Lord Parker, will symbolically ‘break’ his wand of workplace upon dropping his publish – then place it on the coffin.

Prior to the final hymn, the Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre will be removed from the Queen’s coffin by the Crown Jeweller and Bargemaster and Serjeants-at-Arms

Prior to the final hymn, the Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre will be removed from the Queen’s coffin by the Crown Jeweller and Bargemaster and Serjeants-at-Arms

Previous to the ultimate hymn, the Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre will likely be faraway from the Queen’s coffin by the Crown Jeweller and Bargemaster and Serjeants-at-Arms

The ultimate, shifting moments

The final sight of the Queen’s coffin will likely be as it’s lowered into the Royal vault. It’s hidden below a marble slab, measuring round 7ft by 4ft. The slab really descends down into the Royal vault under the ground with the assistance of a recently-installed electrical raise, however one which has guide override. 

Because the Queen’s coffin is lowered into the Royal Vault, the Dean of Windsor will say a Psalm and the Commendation. Hauntingly, The Sovereign’s Piper – Pipe Main Paul Burns – will play a lament from the doorway between the chapel and the Dean’s Cloister throughout which he’ll stroll in direction of the Deanery in order that the music fades. The Archbishop of Canterbury will then pronounce the Blessing, which will likely be adopted by the singing of God Save The King.

Final moments with their beloved

The Queen has lengthy expressed her needs to be reunited along with her adored dad and mom, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mom, together with Prince Philip and her sister, Princess Margaret.

A ‘deeply private’ personal burial service will likely be carried out by the Dean of Windsor at 7.30pm of which no additional particulars will likely be given. It’s anticipated that the chapel will likely be opened to members of the general public the following day to pay their respects freed from cost.

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