Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton Honor Queen With Jewelry at Procession
A royal tribute.
For the ceremony,thenewly dubbed Princess of Wales donned a diamond and pearl leaf-shaped brooch that had once belonged to Her Majesty. As noted on the site The Court Jeweller, the queen wore the piece throughout a stop by at Seoul, South Korea in 1999, and Kate has been photographed wearing the accessory on previous occasions, including a 2017 commemoration ceremony of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium and the 2018 Festival of Remembrance in London.
Meghan and Kate were at family at the service. Their husbands Prince Harry and Prince William were also there as were the queen’s children and their spouses, like the newly proclaimed King Charles III and his wife Queen Consort Camilla, Princess Anne and her husband Sir Timothy Laurence, Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Prince Andrew.
Before the service, the queen’s coffin was passed from her family to hawaii in a silent procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, with Charles, William and Harry walking behind the coffin alongside a huge selection of soldiers.
The queen’s coffin will lie in state for five days at Westminster Hall, giving members of the general public the opportunity to cover their respects following Her Majesty’s death at age 96 on Sept. 8.
See photos of the queen’s family mourning her death at the procession and service below.
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