Regular over the decades among the many institutions involved, from departments of central and local government, to military and religious authorities, to representatives of the other 14 countries of which she was also head of state. A meeting has been held.
Union flags are lowered on public buildings across the UK. Since the monarch never dies, the monarch’s personal banner, the Royal Standard, is never lowered.
Many details are yet to be revealed, but here’s what we know so far:
Prince Charles automatically became king after the death of his mother. He becomes known as Charles III.
He currently serves as Head of State not only in the United Kingdom, but also in 14 other Commonwealth Kingdoms, including Australia and Canada. He will also become head of the 56-member federation after the federation’s leaders agreed to take over the role at a conference in London in 2018, though it’s not a hereditary position. .
He became the head of the British army, the judiciary, the civil service and is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. He is the Fountain of Honor, meaning that all honors such as knightly titles are conferred in his name.
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One of the first steps will be a meeting of the Accession Councils in an old ceremony at the 500-year-old St James’s Palace in London. There are 2 parts. In the first part, the sovereign’s death is officially announced and a new sovereign is proclaimed. Although this was a closed meeting, it was attended by hundreds of dignitaries and members of the Privy Council, a panel of royal advisors.
Gunshots echo throughout the capital as the Garter King of Arms reads the decree from the balcony of the palace. Follow-up declarations will be made in the financial district of the Royal Exchange and in the national capitals of Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast. Flags return to full staff while the declaration is made.
The second part of the Council of Accession is attended by the King and other senior royals. For the first time in history, we can see this centuries-old ritual because it will be broadcast live.
Prince William is currently first in line to the throne and inherits the title and income from his father as Duke of Cornwall. He is now independently wealthy, and his wife Kate took the title of Duchess of Cornwall, replacing Camilla, who would technically become Queen. and pledge allegiance to the Church of Scotland.
A eulogy is then held at St. James’s Palace and other venues. Following the Membership Council, he will return to Buckingham Palace for meetings with senior politicians and church leaders before retiring.
Within 24 hours of the announcement of the Queen’s obituary, there will be gunfights across London, one shot per year in Elizabeth’s life, and a broadcast by the new king. A service will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral in the coming days, but the royal family will not be attending. It’s the moment when the public remembers the Queen. Expect local services to pop up across the country. The Queen was the Supreme Governor of the Church of England.
The bells of Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s and Windsor Castle will ring for the next few days.
As monarch, Queen Elizabeth will automatically be given a publicly funded state funeral, with details to be announced soon. Her Queen died at her residence in Scotland, Balmoral Castle, and arrangements will be made for her return to England in the next few days.
The final business on the day of his death was a meeting of the House of Lords’ Committee in charge of the royal affairs, which was to ensure that everything was in order for the next two weeks, including the state funeral. Buried at Windsor, at Westminster.
Past monarchs lie statewide in Westminster Hall, the oldest part of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament. Their coffins were placed on a raised platform in the center of the hall, guarded round the clock by the sovereign’s bodyguards, foot guards, or units of the Household Cavalry Cavalry Regiment.
Members of the British royal family of high military rank, spouses of sovereigns and heirs to the throne are usually granted a ceremonial royal funeral instead.
Prince Philip, the Queen’s husband for over 70 years and the longest-serving British consort in history, will have his royal funeral in April 2021 at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, west London. rice field. Due to restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, the congregation was limited to 30 close family and friends.
Philip was also closely involved in planning his own funeral, ensuring the ceremony reflected his military affiliation and personal interests. We saw a televised funeral procession and service, but the crowds discouraged us from gathering at Windsor and other royal residences.
All other members of the royal family, their children, and their spouses are usually permitted private royal ceremonies.
CNN’s David Wilkinson, Susannah Cullinane, Peter Wilkinson, and Laura Smith-Spark contributed to this article.