The royal family have gathered at Windsor Castle for the Queen’s committal service after the nation said farewell to the late monarch.

The Queen’s long journey to her last resting place – and to be reunited with the Duke of Edinburgh – started in Balmoral on the day of her demise and will finish with her interment at the fort’s St George’s Chapel this night.

In a touching gesture the late Queen’s two trustworthy friends, her corgis Muick and Sandy, had been half of the day and made an look.

King Charles III was left shut to tears throughout a state funeral service at Westminster Abbey, the place the Archbishop of Canterbury described the Queen as having touched “a multitude of lives” and been a “joyful” figure for a lot of.

The Queen was head of state but in addition a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and in a personal contact, the wreath adorning her coffin had a handwritten observe penned by the King.

The message said: “In loving and devoted memory.”

Mourners stuffed the streets of the capital to cheer, applaud and throw flowers in the path of her state hearse following the funeral attended by world leaders, overseas royalty and main figures from the combat against Covid-19 amongst greater than 2,000 company.

Tens of hundreds watched the ceremonial procession from the Abbey to Wellington Arch – a uncommon spectacle of hundreds of sailors, troopers and airmen accompanying the former head of the Armed Forces or lining the route.

For the coffin’s journey to the outskirts of Windsor – a city the Queen knew effectively – the public’s appreciation of the late monarch mirrored the scenes in the capital.

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