King Charles at Queen’s funeral: hot tears and a small letter on the coffin

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Of: Annemarie Goebbel

Charles III were emotional at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and sent a touching message.

LONDON – It was a very emotional day for the royals as family members gathered for the state funeral of Her Majesty the Queen at Westminster Abbey on Monday to await the great monarch’s final farewell. Fully assembled, the family headed the new King Charles III. (73) to the state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II (96, † 2022) to commit. There were many tears.

King Charles bursts into tears at his mother’s coffin

When 2000 hand-picked guests come together in a historic abbey like Westminster Abbey and not a single sound is heard during a minute’s silence, it reverberates powerfully in the heads of the family, who have to mourn the immediate loss of the dead, but also of an exceptional regent. At many moments the new king was seen moved to tears, especially as he bowed before his late mother’s coffin.

Great feelings at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. The letter on the coffin is reminiscent of the letter her sons Princess Diana had left on the coffin (photomontage). ©BBC/BBC

The Queen’s coffin is not only adorned with the Imperial State Crown and flower arrangements. There was also a small letter on top of the wonderful flower arrangement. This came from the pen of King Charles and is addressed to the late regent. “In loving and devoted memory. Charles R,” reads the note in the arrangement. It was not clear from the note whether this was also addressed to the now missing mother on behalf of the remaining children.

Queen Elizabeth II is said goodbye to her family with great attention to detail

Members of the family, including King Charles, Queen Camilla (74), the Prince (40) and Princess of Wales (40) and their children Prince George (9) and Princess Charlotte (7), arrived at the Abbey before the The Queen’s coffin was carried in by the Grenadier Guards. When the coffin arrived, the royal family began walking into the abbey behind the late monarch. King Charles, Princess Anne (72) and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence (67), the Duke of York (62), the Earl (58) and Countess of Wessex (57).

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Prince George (9) and Princess Charlotte (7) initially bravely walked side by side with their parents in formation, followed by her uncle and aunt Prince Harry, 37, and Meghan Markle, 41, and other members of the royal family. Upon reaching the catafalque, the royal guests sat down to begin the service. The Queen’s personal music requests, the readings, hymns and finally the silence made the state funeral an unforgettable moment of global mourning that will probably never be repeated in its scope. Sources used:,

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