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Queen Elizabeth II’s casket arrives in Edinburgh


The hearse carrying the body of Britain's late Queen Elizabeth II from Balmoral arrives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo by Tolga Akmen/EPA-EFE

The hearse carrying your body of Britain’s late Queen Elizabeth II from Balmoral arrives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo by Tolga Akmen/EPA-EFE

Sept. 11 (UPI) — The coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II found its way to Edinburgh Sunday afternoon as she left Balmoral Castle in Scotland for the ultimate time.

Crowds lined the route, including several villages and the cities of Aberdeen and Dundee to witness Elizabeth II’s coffin that was adorned with a wreath comprised of flowers gathered from Balmoral Castle where she died, in accordance with Buckingham Palace.

The procession then traveled to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward witnessed the coffin being carried in to the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland.

King Charles III attained Buckingham Palace at 1 p.m. local time. In accordance with a palace statement, he plans to carry audiences at Buckingham Palace with religious and Commonwealth leaders.

On Saturday, Charles III, the eldest son of the queen, was formally confirmed because the new King of the uk throughout a ceremony at St. James’s Palace.

Public proclamations to Charles III occurred on Sunday in Edinburgh, Belfast in Northern Ireland and Cardiff in Wales.

Australia and New Zealand officially proclaimed King Charles III as head of state on Sunday.

Circumstances funeral is scheduled for Sept. 19, ending 10 days of mourning.

On Tuesday, the procession will proceed down the Royal Mile to St Giles’ Cathedral for something of prayer and reflection attended by the King and Queen Consort and royal family.

Afterward, the coffin will rest there for 24 hours for public view.

Visitors pay respects beyond your flower-covered gates at Buckingham Palace in London on September 9, 2022, each day following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI | License Photo

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