AceShowbiz - Royal family members have arrived at Westminster Abbey for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth. The likes of King Charles III and his sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, had earlier arrived at Westminster Hall to escort the Queen's coffin to the church.
Other family members, such as Prince Andrew, Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Princess Eugenie and Beatrice and their husbands, also arrived at Westminster Hall, where the Queen was lying in state for the past eight days. They later marched behind the Queen's coffin on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy, which was drawn by 142 sailors, to Westminster Abbey.
At the Westminster Abbey, the Queen's coffin was carried inside while being accompanied with the choirs' performance. The family, including Camilla, the Queen Consort, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, The Duke of Kent and Prince Michael of Kent, joined the royal procession behind the coffin as it made its way through the abbey. They later joined other mourners who had been waiting inside the church since it opened at 8 A.M. local time.
The guests included world leaders U.S. President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Among the foreign royals invited to the ceremony were Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark along with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco, as well as Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan.