Queen Elizabeth’s coffin at St. Giles Cathedral memorial: live updates

EDINBURGH, Scotland — King Charles III, dressed in the ceremonial uniform of a marshal, and his three siblings, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward walked behind a hearse carrying their mother’s coffin on Monday in a solemn procession attended by thousands along the Royal Mile in the historic heart of Scotland’s capital of Edinburgh.

The hearse was flanked by a party of bearers from the Royal Regiment of Scotland and a detachment of the King’s Bodyguard in Scotland, the Royal Company of Archers. After the procession, a memorial service for Queen Elizabeth II was held at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.

The coffin, with the Crown of Scotland resting on a cushion on it, is due to remain in the 12th-century cathedral until Tuesday. Shortly after the end of the service, members of the public, some of whom have been waiting since dawn, were to be allowed to pay their respects to the late Queen.

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