The Queen’s granddaughter was
visibly moved as she stood and watched the proceedings alongside her husband
She was also flanked by her cousin Zara
Tindall, who was joined by her own husband Mike Tindall, as the Queen’s period
of lying in the state began.
Her older sister, Princess
Beatrice, was clearly very emotional, too. She could be seen holding her hand
up to her mouth as she watched the service alongside her husband Edoardo.
of wider members of the royal family stood in two rows at the side of
Westminster Hall, including Eugenie and Beatrice, Lady Louise Windsor,
Lord Freddie Windsor and Princess Michael of Kent. Louise’s younger
brother, James, Viscount Severn was also in attendance.
The senior members of the
royal family, meanwhile, stood in formation facing the coffin, which was placed
on a purple-covered catafalque, which was flanked by a tall, yellow
flickering candle at each corner.