Paying their respects. princess anne bowed as he saluted the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday, September 11.
The Princess Royal, 72, was at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland. The official royal residence in Scotland will house her mother’s remains until a procession takes the late monarch to St Giles Cathedral for a service on Monday 12 September.
When the windowed hearse arrived at Holyrood from Balmoral, Anne stood her ground with her husband, Sir Timothy Laurencebrothers Prince Andrew Y prince edward as much as Sophia, Countess of WessexEdward’s wife.
Officials dressed in kilts carried the coffin, which was draped with the royal banner of Scotland and crowned with flowers, to the historic castle. As she passed the coffin, Anne bowed.
The formal greeting, customary for royals seeing the sovereign for the first time on a given day, is considered a sign of respect and reverence. Sophie, 57, also took part, giving a little bow to the coffin.
Anne has been traveling with her mother’s remains and will continue to do so until her funeral on Monday 19th September.
The queen died on Thursday, September 8, at Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Weather King Charles III Y Queen consort Camilla returned to England in the midst of his ascension, his other three children have remained by his side.
Anne and her siblings were photographed outside the Scottish residence on Saturday, September 10, looking at the flowers and handmade tributes left in Elizabeth’s memory. The brothers were joined by the queen’s granddaughters: princess beatrice, princess eugenie, Zara Tindell Y Lady Louise Windsor — as well as grandson peter phillips. They also waved to the packed crowd of supporters during their Saturday outing.
The regent’s coffin and the Princess Royal made the six-hour journey south from Balmoral to Holyrood. The remains will be moved again on Monday 12 September to St Giles Cathedral for a service followed by an opportunity for the public to pay their respects.
Princess Anne will accompany the coffin from Edinburgh to London on Tuesday 13 September. The coffin will be at Buckingham Palace for one night before a procession to Westminster Hall on Wednesday September 14, where it will lie in state for several days until September 19. .
The main part of the state funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey, but the queen will be laid to rest next to Prince Philip, who died in April 2021. His grave is in the King George VI Memorial Chapel (named after King George VI’s father). the queen) at Windsor Castle, which is where the final handover ceremony will take place.
See photos of Princess Anne’s emotional goodbye below: