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King Charles III leaves handwritten note on top of the queen’s coffin


The note on top of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin during her funeral on Monday was a handwritten message from her son, King Charles III.The message read: “In loving and devoted memory. Charles R”.The “R” in King Charles’ title refers to “Rex,” which is Latin for king.The service at Westminster Abbey – attended by around 2,000 guests – included Bible readings and traditional hymns, as well as a sermon from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.King Charles was joined by his wife Camilla, the Queen Consort, his siblings, children and grandchildren as Britain said farewell to the country’s longest-reigning monarch. The queen died on Sept. 8 at the age of 96.Ahead of the funeral, King Charles thanked the nation for the outpouring of support and warmth his family had received.The new monarch said in an emotional statement that he and Camilla “were moved beyond measure by everyone who took the trouble to come and pay their respects to the lifelong service of my dear mother, The late Queen.”Queen Elizabeth II will be laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, where her parents, her sister, Princess Margaret, and her husband, Prince Philip, are also buried.

The note on top of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin during her funeral on Monday was a handwritten message from her son, King Charles III.

The message read: “In loving and devoted memory. Charles R”.

The “R” in King Charles’ title refers to “Rex,” which is Latin for king.

The service at Westminster Abbey – attended by around 2,000 guests – included Bible readings and traditional hymns, as well as a sermon from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth’s coffin is carried on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain, on Sept. 19, 2022.

King Charles was joined by his wife Camilla, the Queen Consort, his siblings, children and grandchildren as Britain said farewell to the country’s longest-reigning monarch. The queen died on Sept. 8 at the age of 96.

Ahead of the funeral, King Charles thanked the nation for the outpouring of support and warmth his family had received.

The new monarch said in an emotional statement that he and Camilla “were moved beyond measure by everyone who took the trouble to come and pay their respects to the lifelong service of my dear mother, The late Queen.”

Queen Elizabeth II will be laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, where her parents, her sister, Princess Margaret, and her husband, Prince Philip, are also buried.



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