Offbeat Royal procession, religious ceremony ... How Scotland said goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II

04:20  13 september  2022
04:20  13 september  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

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Le roi Charles III a mené lundi, dans le silence et entouré de ses frères et sœur, la procession menant le cercueil d'Elizabeth II à la cathédrale Saint-Gilles d'Edimbourg. Lesley Martin/Reuters © Pool King Charles III led Monday, in silence and surrounded by his brothers and sister, the procession leading the coffin from Elizabeth II to the Saint-Gilles of Edinburgh cathedral. Lesley Martin/Reuters Four days after his death in the Scottish castle of Balmoral , Queen Elizabeth II finished her last trip this Monday. After having joined Edinburgh on Sunday through the Scottish campaign, his funeral procession left the Palais de Holyroodhouse , the official residence of the Sovereign in Scotland, at 2:35 p.m. to win, under the gaze of hundreds of thousands of British, the Saint-Gilles of Edinburgh cathedral. The day before, the royal family had published in detail the route of the funeral procession. A royal procession to the Saint-Gilles cathedral at the beginning of the afternoon, the four children of Elizabeth II followed the hearse on foot in more than a kilometer in the old town of the Scottish capital. Charles III, the princes Andrew and Edward as well as Princess Anne walked in rhythm, all in military uniform with the exception of Andrew, behind the monarchy following the accusations of sexual assault to which he ended by paying millions of dollars. A particularity which confirms the sidelining of the one who has often been described as "favorite son" of Elizabeth II. The procession will have lasted almost thirty minutes. The Elizabeth II coffin arrived at the Saint -Gilles of Edinburgh cathedral shortly after 3 p.m., where a religious ceremony continued in the presence of the royal family as well as several political figures - the British Prime Minister Liz Truss and the Scottish government's chief, Nicola Sturgeon. A religious ceremony in Saint-Gilles La crown of Scotland, composed of gold, silver and precious stones, was placed on the coffin. "It is for Scotland to say goodbye to our monarch," said Reverend Calum Macleod to start the service. Religious songs have followed one another, as is the reading of certain chapters of the Ecclesiastes, the book of the Old Testament. The ceremony, broadcast on television, was followed by many British ... including in London pubs. The new king left the ceremony, alongside the Queen Consort Camilla , shortly after 4:30 p.m., to the applause of the street. However, the day of tribute continues in the evening. The Scottish were able to begin to meditate on the coffin of the monarch. 24 hours of tributes before he was repatriated to London on Tuesday. VIDEO. Death of Elizabeth II: Find all of the religious tribute in Edinburgh a last tribute from the Scottish to the Queen long queues were thus formed at the end of the afternoon near the Saint-Gilles cathedral. According to The Times, more than 750,000 people could try to see the coffin of the deceased sovereign. The British will have to be patient; The wait that can go up to several hours, warn the local media. The remains of Elizabeth II will remain five days in Parliament before national funeral. Some 500 foreign dignitaries are expected - a considerable security challenge for the Police - including the American president Joe Biden, his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and the Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, as well as many crowned heads.

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