Mourners bid goodbye to Elizabeth II’s coffin in Scotland

Mourners bid goodbye to Elizabeth II's coffin in Scotland

At St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, the first mourning citizens bid farewell to the monarch, who died in the coffin of Elizabeth II on Thursday.


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  • The Queen’s coffin is placed in St. Giles’ Cathedral.

Television pictures showed people shedding tears as they passed the coffin wrapped in the Scottish royal flag.

Thousands of people stood in long lines in the evening Line to walk away from the cathedral Queen To be able to say goodbye. He had to wait more than two hours. The cathedral must remain open all night.

First there was a mourning procession with the new British king charles III. Head over dragged through the Scottish capital. Charles, 73, accompanied by his two brothers, Andrew and Edward, and his sister Anne, followed the carriage carrying the coffin a short distance from the royal residence of Holyroodhouse to the cathedral.

Every minute cannon shells were fired from Edinburgh Castle with the procession. Scottish people can say goodbye to the coffin until Tuesday Queen Take.

Tuesday’s Remnants Queen Then flew from Edinburgh to London. His coffin will be kept at Westminster Hall for four days from Wednesday.

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