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IN PHOTOS: U.K., world bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II in state funeral

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Royal Family escort Queen Elizabeth’s coffin in funeral procession to Westminster Abbey
Members of the Royal Family, including King Charles III, Princes William and Harry, and Princess Anne, marched behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday in London as a procession took it from Westminster Hall where it had laid in state to Westminster Abbey – Sep 19, 2022

The U.K. and the world said goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday in a state funeral service that drew leaders from around the globe.

The service began in Westminster Hall, where the queen had been lying in state since Wednesday, giving the public a chance to pay their respects in person.

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby gave the sermon on Monday.

“Few leaders receive the outpouring of love we have seen,” he said.

King Charles III, Camilla, the Queen Consort, and other members of the Royal family follow behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign’s orb and sceptre, as it is carried out of Westminster Abbey after her state funeral, in London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. The queen, who died aged 96 on Sept. 8, will be buried at Windsor Castle alongside her late husband, Prince Philip, who died last year. (Gareth Cattermole/Pool Photo via AP). Gareth Cattermole / Pool via The Associated Press
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby gives a reading at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey in central London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP).
Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby speaking during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey, London, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Gareth Fuller/Pool Photo via AP).

Two minutes of silence were observed across the United Kingdom, after which attendees sang the national anthem, God Save the King.

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The queen’s family, including King Charles III, attended the service, as well as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Queen Elizabeth died on Sept. 8 at the age of 96 after 70 years on the throne, the kingdom’s longest-reigning monarch.

Britain’s King Charles III, left, Camilla, Queen Consort, Princess Anne, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Prince William, Prince George Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex walk behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II as they leave Westminster Abbey in central London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022.  (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP).
Britain’s King Charles III walks behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey in central London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022.  (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP).
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, at the Westminster Abbey, in London Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Phil Noble/Pool Photo via AP). Phil Noble/Pool Photo via AP
Foreign royals and dignitaries attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey, London, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Gareth Fuller/Pool Photo via AP).

Following the service, the queen’s coffin was led out of the 900-year-old cathedral in a military procession that included 142 Royal Navy sailors, bagpipe players and members of Canada’s RCMP.

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The coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is carried out of the Westminster Abbey on the day of her state funeral and burial, in London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Hannah Mckay/Pool Photo via AP).
Britain’s King Charles III and Prince William salute as they attend the state funeral and burial of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Hannah Mckay/Pool Photo via AP). Hannah Mckay/Pool Photo via AP
A general view of Mounties of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police along the Mall, during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, in London Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool Photo via AP). Chip Somodevilla/Pool Photo via AP
Members of the Royal Navy participate in the funeral procession of Queen Elizabeth II, in London, Sept. 19, 2022. (Alkis Konstantinidis/Pool Photo via AP).

The queen’s coffin was draped with the Royal Standard flag as the Imperial State Crown with nearly 3,000 diamonds sat on top, as well as the sovereign’s orb and scepter. The coffin was placed in a hearse with wide windows so it could be visible to the thousands of mourners that lined the route to Windsor Castle, where the queen will be laid to rest next to her late husband, Prince Philip.

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Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral cortege borne on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy travels along The Mall in London, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool Photo via AP).
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is carried past Horse Guards Avenue following her funeral service in Westminster Abbey in central London Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Alkis Konstantinidis/Pool Photo via AP). Alkis Konstantinidis/Pool Photo via AP
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is transported through London following her state funeral service in Westminster Abbey in central London Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Pool).

Prince William, his wife Kate, their children, including Prince George, as well as Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle were in attendance. William was in full military attire while Harry wore a suit.

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Prince William, Prince of Wales, left, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, follow the procession for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.  (Jeff Spicer/Pool Photo via AP).
Prince George and Camilla, the Queen Consort, follow the State Gun Carriage carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, in the ceremonial procession following her state funeral at Westminster Abbey, London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Mike Egerton/Pool Photo via AP).
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19, 2022 in London, England. Samir Hussein / Wireimage via Getty Images
Kate, Princess of Wales, sits in a car following behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II being carried along The Mall in London, on its way to Windsor Castle, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool).
Britain’s Prince Andrew attends the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, in London, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Hannah Mckay/Pool Photo via AP).

Some in Canada woke up early for the service’s 6 a.m. ET start time, sitting in British pubs and watching on TV.

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People watch the funeral of Queen Elizabeth on television screens at The Bishop and Belcher pub in Toronto on the morning of Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul.
People watch the state funeral service of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on giant screens, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 in London in Hyde Park. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly).
Mourners listen to the funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, in Windsor, England. (Lee Smith/Pool Photo via AP).

It is the U.K.’s first state funeral since the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. At the St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, a committal service was held and the queen’s coffin was lowered into the Royal Vault, where Prince Philip lies.

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Members of the royal family follow the coffin during the Committal Service for Queen Elizabeth II at St George’s Chapel, at Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (Ben Birchall/Pool via AP).
The Imperial State Crown rests on the high altar after being removed from the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II during a committal service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP).
Members of staff, with two of the queen’s corgi dogs, Muick and Sandy, await the arrival of the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Monday Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool).

Canada is holding a federal holiday on Monday, though not all provinces have followed suit. In Ottawa, a memorial service began at the Christ Church Cathedral. Outside the National War Museum earlier, a 96-gun salute took place for approximately 16-minutes, one shot for every year of the queen’s life.

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A procession arrives into the chapel during commemorative ceremonies for Queen Elizabeth at Christ Church Cathedral, in Ottawa, Monday, Sept.19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld.
King Charles III salutes as he leaves Westminster Abbey following the state funeral service of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey in central London Monday Sept. 19, 2022.  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Pool).
Pall bearers carry the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top into St. George’s Chapel, in Windsor, England, Monday Sept. 19, 2022, for the committal service for Queen Elizabeth II. (Jeff J Mitchell/Pool Photo via AP).

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