On Thursday, several members of the Royal Family had their first public engagements after the end of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral services.
The Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince William and Kate Middleton, thanked the volunteers that participated at the Queen’s funeral in Windsor.
The Royal couple tweeted: “Thank you to all those who have worked so tirelessly to ensure that everyone visiting Windsor over the past two weeks has had a safe & positive experience. It was a pleasure to meet just a small number of staff & volunteers today. We are hugely grateful for all of your efforts.”
Moreover, Princess Royal Anne visited the personnel that participated in the late monarch’s funeral at Portsmouth and Aldershot.
Sunday night, Buckingham Palace released an unseen photo of Queen Elizabeth II to signify her burial after the private burial service attended by her relatives.
The photo was taken in 1971 at Balmoral Castle and was captioned by a line from William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” It said: “May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest.”
The statement was concluded with: “In loving memory of Her Majesty The Queen. 1926 – 2022.”
Queen Elizabeth II funeral’s committal service at St. George Chapel, Windsor was the final public event for Her Majesty.
The simple service was confirmed by the Queen before her death, and It was headed by the Dean of Windsor David Conner, and then the blessings were pronounced by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
After the prayers, the symbols of the state’s authority were separated from the coffin. The Sceptre, the Orb, and the Imperial Crown were handed to the Dean of Windsor.
She was slowly lowered into the royal vault ahead of her burial later in a private service.
Shortly, blessings for her soul, followed by blessings for the new king, King Charles III were pronounced, and after that, the national anthem was played with “God Save the King.”