Mostly uncaught by television
cameras, there was a small commotion as Her Majesty’s coffin entered, with
some people seen looking to their right. A photo of the solemn event also captured
a group of people gathered around assisting someone, and James, Viscount
Severn looked concerned as he glanced over.
Prince Michael of Kent and
Sophie Winkleman also appeared concerned as they looked over while Lady
Gabriella Windsor’s husband, Thopmas Kingston, appeared to assist the family
Although it is unknown who
fainted or for what reason, it is possible that the high emotions and heat
became too much to bear for them.
The service continued
uninterrupted as the Queen began her lie in state at Westminster Hall, and
members of the royal family gathered to pay their respects.
The Queen’s coffin will now
continue to lie at Westminster Hall until her state funeral, which will be held
on 19 September.
The procession kicked off at
2.22pm and arrived in Westminster at 3pm, followed by her son, King Charles III
and other senior members of the royal family.
Leading the procession was the
Mounted Metropolitan Police, followed by a Dismounted Detachment of The Life
Guards, the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiments, and the Bands of the Grenadier
and Scots Guards.
The Bearer Party around the
coffin is formed of troops from The Queen’s Company 1st Battalion Grenadier
Royal fans flocked to watch
the cortege as it travelled along Queen’s Gardens, The Mall, Horse Guards and
Horse Guards Arch, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Parliament Square and New