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Scenes from state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II(26 images)

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was laid to rest in a state funeral on September 19, 2022. Heads of state and other dignitaries from around the world attended the service. Thousands lined the streets for the procession carrying her casket through London. The queen, who reigned for 70 years, died at age 96.

Britain's King Charles III, Princess Anne and Prince Andrew follow the coffin of their mother, Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard, on the state gun carriage of the Royal Navy during the funeral procession from Westminster Abbey in London on September 19, 2022. Photo courtesy of UK Ministry of Defense
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Charles and his sister, Anne, follow the coffin on a procession that would end at King George VI memorial chapel, where the queen would be laid to rest with their father, Prince Philip, who died last year. Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI
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Charles ascended the throne with the death of his mother the queen. Photo by UK Ministry of Defense/UPI
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The state gun carriage carries the queen's coffin, with the Imperial State Crown and the sovereign's orb and sceptre on top. Photo by Cpl. Rebecca Brown/UK Ministry of Defense
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