When and where will Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral be held?

Queen Elizabeth II

When and where will Queen Elizabeth II's funeral be held?

Queen Elizabeth II funeral expected to take place at Westminster Abbey. She died yesterday at the age of 96.

According to British media reports, the official funeral of the Queen of Great Britain will take place within two weeks at Westminster Abbey.

This is the historic church where the kings and queens of Great Britain are crowned.

Queen Elizabeth II married Prince Philip in 1947 and was crowned in 1953 in the same church.


The Queen’s funeral will be officiated by the Dean of Westminster, David Hoyle, with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, giving the homily.

According to the report, the Queen’s body will be kept in Westminster Hall for about four days before being cremated after being brought to London.

In 2002, her mother’s body was brought to this hall, where more than 2 lakh people queued to see the Queen Mother’s coffin.

The coffin of the Queen of Great Britain will be placed on a raised platform known as the ‘cataphalc’ under the ceiling of the 11th-century hall. The platform will be guarded by soldiers of the royal family.

According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Queen will be brought to Westminster Hall in a procession from Buckingham Palace, which will include a military parade and members of the royal family, as the Queen’s coffin is carried into Westminster Hall. Public will also be allowed to enter there.

The British public will also be able to watch the procession as the Queen’s funeral is likely to be broadcast live.

World leaders will also arrive in the UK to join members of the royal family at the Queen’s funeral, while senior UK politicians and former prime ministers will also be present.

Longest reign of any royal ruler in British history

The reign of Queen Elizabeth II lasted for more than 70 years. This is the longest reign of any royal ruler in British history.

Before Elizabeth II, the record for the longest reign in Great Britain was set by Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria’s reign ended in 1901 and she was on the throne for 63 years, seven months and two days. During the reign of Elizabeth II, 15 Prime Ministers changed in Great Britain.

One of the richest heads of state in the world

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain was one of the richest heads of state in the world, her personal wealth was 50 million dollars, which will now be assigned to King Charles.

The British royal family’s firm is worth $28 billion. Queen Elizabeth is currently 96 years old and she was also honored to be the world’s oldest head of state and the oldest royal ruler. Only two monarchs in the world have reigned longer than Elizabeth II. One was Louis XIV of France who was king for more than 72 years from 1643 to 1715.