“GOODBYE, GAN-GAN” – Emblematic performance by George and Charlotte

Symbolic appearance of George (9) and Charlotte (7) at great-grandma’s coffin |

Goodbye, “Gan-Gan”

Last Safeguard for her “Gan-Gan”!

After much deliberation, Prince George (9) and Princess Charlotte (7) her parents – heir to the throne William (40) and Princess Kate (40) – for attend the Queen’s († 96) state funeral.

Symbolic appearance of the number two and three in line to the throne!

Sad look: Prince George was very close to his great-grandmother

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And the little royals showed greatness: they dutifully greeted the dignitaries in front of Westminster Abbey, bravely walked between mum and dad behind the coffin in the church filled with 2000 people.

HERE Elizabeth II was married in 1947, crowned in 1953 – and now given her farewell to the world.

Great pressure for the little royals: Prince George nervously nibbled his thumb while he followed the funeral procession in front of Westminster Abbey with (from left) Duchess Meghan, King's wife Camilla, Mama Kate, Sister Charlotte and Sophie von Wessex

Great pressure for the little royals: Prince George nervously nibbled his thumb while he followed the funeral procession in front of Westminster Abbey with (from left) Duchess Meghan, King’s wife Camilla, Mama Kate, Sister Charlotte and Sophie von Wessex

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Kate previously revealed how her children had taken the death of “Gan-Gan” (nicknamed for their great-grandma because George couldn’t say “Great-Grandma” as a toddler): George was beginning to see her importance as a monarch.

Between their parents, the royal couple of Wales, George and Charlotte walked behind Prince Edward into Westminster Abbey

Between their parents, the royal couple of Wales, George and Charlotte walked behind Prince Edward into Westminster Abbey

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Thoughtful: Princess Charlotte

Thoughtful: Princess Charlotte

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Little baby Louis (4, stayed at home in Windsor) told her: “At least she’s with great-grandfather now.” His biggest concern? Whether he can play at Balmoral in the summer without his grandmother.

During the hour-long service, George wiped his eyes, Kate laid a loving hand on his knee.

Uncertain look: The march into the imposing church between Papa William, Sister Charlotte and Mama Kate visibly impressed George, who would one day become king himself

Uncertain look: The march into the imposing church between Papa William, Sister Charlotte and Mama Kate visibly impressed George, who would one day become king himself

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At the end of the final funeral procession through London, Charlotte burst into tears. The siblings supported each other – the princess whispered furtively to her big brother.

The next generation of sworn royals!

The last escort of the little royals

Like her great-grandmother, Charlotte also loves horseback riding - the diamond horseshoe brooch was a gift from the Queen

Like her great-grandmother, Charlotte also loves horseback riding – the diamond horseshoe brooch was a gift from the Queen

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Bitter tears!  After the funeral service and procession through London, Charlotte was overwhelmed by her grief and cried for the Queen

Bitter tears! After the funeral service and procession through London, Charlotte was overwhelmed by her grief and cried for the Queen

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George wiped tears from his eyes during the service

George wiped tears from his eyes during the service

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Kate put a comforting hand on George's knee as he fought back tears

Kate put a comforting hand on George’s knee as he fought back tears

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