The 96-year-old monarch died on September 8 and her body is currently laid in state at Westminster Hall in London, with full details of the arrangements for her upcoming funeral now being released.
The late Queen's state funeral is due to take place at 11am on Monday (September 19) at Westminster Abbey, followed by a 4pm funeral service at St George's Chapel in Windsor and she will then join her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, who died in April 2021 aged 99, will be buried in a private ceremony at 7.30pm. Buckingham Palace has also confirmed that the late Queen's four children, King Charles III, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, will hold a vigil over the Queen's coffin at 7.30pm on Friday (September 16). The coffin will be taken to Westminster Abbey on Monday morning on the carriage previously used at the funerals of Queen Victoria, Edward VII, George V, George VI, Winston Churchill and Earl Mountbatten. The King and senior members of the British Royal Family will follow the coffin to Westminster Abbey, where rescue workers, Commonwealth officials and members of the Queen's charities will join a televised service. Full details of the service have yet to be announced, but the scripture readings are set to be delivered by British Prime Minister Liz Truss and Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Scotland.