The Coffin bearing The late Queen was borne in State from Buckingham Palace this afternoon on a Gun Carriage of The King’s Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, flanked by the Escort Party found by 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, to travel to the Palace of Westminster to Lie-in-State in Westminster Hall.
The Coffin was followed by The King, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Sussex, The Duke of York, The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Royal, Mr Peter Phillips, The Duke of Gloucester, The Earl of Snowdon and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence.
Other Members of the Royal Family travelled separately.
The King and The Queen Consort, The Prince and Princess of Wales, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, The Duke of York with Princess Beatrice, Mrs Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Princess Eugenie, Mrs Jack Brooksbank and Mr Jack Brooksbank, The Earl and Countess of Wessex with The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, Mr Peter Phillips, Mr and Mrs Michael Tindall, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy and other Members of the Royal Family were received at the North Door of Westminster Hall by the Lord Great Chamberlain, the Lord Speaker and the Speaker.
The King and The Queen Consort and other Members of the Royal Family attended a Service for the Reception of the Coffin conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Westminster (the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle).
A Guard of Honour, found by The King’s Guard with the State Colour, was formed up in front of Buckingham Palace.
A Guard of Honour found by the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force, with the Band of the Royal Marines was formed up in Parliament Square.
His Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen and Arms and The King’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were on duty in the Palace of Westminster.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (General the Hon David Hurley) spoke to The King via telephone this morning.
The President of Ireland spoke to His Majesty via telephone this afternoon.
The President of the United States of America spoke to The King via telephone.
The Governor-General of Canada (the Rt Hon Mary Simon) spoke to His Majesty via telephone this evening.
The Governor-General of Jamaica (the Most Hon Sir Patrick Allen) spoke to The King via telephone.
The President of the French Republic spoke to His Majesty via telephone.
Mr Bruce Houlder (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, today upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda (Sir Rodney Williams) and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The King.
Major Jeremy Fern (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, today upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of New Zealand (the Rt Hon Dame Cynthia Kiro) and welcomed Her Excellency on behalf of His Majesty.
The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall this morning held a Meeting with the Duchy of Cornwall Finance Committee via video link.
The phone calls made by the King and the engagements undertaken on his behalf were added to the Court Circular on September 15th, under the subheading “Clarence House.”