Queen Elizabeth’s coffin arrived at Windsor Castle, her final resting place, on Monday, 19, after a day of matchless pageantry that drew world leaders to her funeral and hundreds of thousands of well-wishers wanting to say farewell to a revered monarch.
People lined the route her hearse took from London, throwing flowers, cheering and clapping as it passed from the city to England’s countryside that she so loved through her life.
Thousands more had crammed into the capital to witness the procession and funeral, in a fitting tribute to Britain’s longest-serving monarch who won global respect during 70 years on the throne.
Inside the majestic Westminster Abbey where the funeral was held, some 500 presidents prime ministers, foreign royal family members and dignitaries were among the 2,000 congregation.
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