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These Photos From Queen Elizabeth's Funeral Showcase The Most Touching Moments

King Charles stood directly behind the Queen's coffin.

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The state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, who died at the age of 96 on Sept. 8, was held at Westminster Abbey on Sept. 19, and members of the royal family, as well as politicians and celebrities, attended. Despite the British reputation for “stiff upper lip,” here are the most touching moments.

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Queen Elizabeth’s four children, King Charles III, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward, walked behind the carriage that bore her coffin from Westminster Hall to the Abbey.

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Princes William and Harry walk behind the Queen’s funeral carriage on the way to Westminster Abbey.

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Despite his mother’s talent for remaining stoic, King Charles III was seen weeping as the processional walked towards the Abbey.

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Inside the Abbey, Prince George and Princess Charlotte stood with their mom Kate Middleton at the funeral of their great-grandma, Queen Elizabeth II.

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Charles and Camilla walked into the Abbey together after the coffin processional arrived.

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The Queen’s coffin lied in Westminster Abbey.

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President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden arrived at the Abbey to pay their respects. On Twitter, the first lady paid tribute to the late monarch, writing, “We will never forget her warmth, kindness, and the conversations we shared. May God grant her eternal rest.

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Camilla, the Queen Consort, stood next to Kate Middleton, Prince George, and Princess Charlotte at Westminster Abbey.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrived at the Abbey to await the Queen’s coffin’s arrival.

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The bearer party carried the Queen’s coffin into Westminster, the same space where she was married and coronated. It’s also where she watched the weddings of her children and grandchildren and the funerals of her parents and sister.

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The wreath on top of the Queen’s casket contained myrtle grown from a sprig from her wedding bouquet from her and Prince Philip’s 1947 nuptials, according to CNN.

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Queen Elizabeth II will be laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel alongside Prince Philip, her sister Princess Margaret, and her parents.

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