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Symbols of royal power removed from coffin at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of England took place on the 19th at Westminster Abbey in London.

After a state funeral attended by some 2,000 people, including heads of state, government officials and members of charities supported by the Queen, the coffin was taken to Windsor Castle, near London .

About 800 people attended the burial ceremony at St. George’s Cathedral inside the castle. The royal crown, jewels and sceptre, which the queen received at her coronation in 1953, were also lowered from the queen’s coffin.

The Queen’s coffin was then lowered into the cathedral from the George VI Memorial Chapel inside the cathedral, where it was placed next to the Queen’s husband, Prince Philip, who died in April of the year last after a close serve. .

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