Charles III greets Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Upon his arrival at Parliament Buildings, King Charles III greeted a number of local political figures, most notably Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s independence prime minister.
Earlier, he was in charge of one of the Bible readings during the service.
Charles III came to the Scottish Parliament
Members of the Scottish Parliament Members of the Scottish Parliament will visit the Scottish Parliament to pay their respects and condolences.
He wore a kilt from the car. He received cheers and applause from the crowd.
Epstein Scandal: Prince Andrew is tackled at the funeral
Prince Andrew, embroiled in a sex abuse scandal linked to the Epstein network, was violently assaulted by a bystander as he passed his coffin. If the television immediately changed plans, videos of the event spread on social networks, especially the recording below.
In particular, the protester is heard shouting “Andrew, you’re a sick old man” (“Andrew, you’re an old pervert”) and “disgusting”. . He was immediately evicted by security forces.
Charles III leaves the cathedral
The procession with the coffin to the cathedral for the ceremony leads from the Saint-Gilles Cathedral of Charles III. The Scots Congregational Church contains the royal remains.
Charles III left the place in a car. In particular, he should hear the condolences of the Scottish Parliament.
A Catholic bishop delivers a sermon
A Catholic bishop intervened in the heart of this Anglican and Protestant ceremony.
A sign of ecumenism, the local archbishop was actually able to deliver his sermon.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gives a sermon
Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, addressed the audience to select the third chapter of the sermon. This biblical book is a call to humility for earthly life, the illusion it underscores.
“There’s a time to be born / A time to die, / A time to plant / A time to uproot. / A time to kill / And a time to heal, / A time to tear down / And a time to build. / A time to cry / A time to laugh. , / a time to mourn / and a time to dance,” the Prime Minister noted.
Gaelic Hymns, Psalms, Scottish Crown and Readings by Nicola Sturgeon: Mass Performance
As shown in the photo below, the Scottish crown is placed next to Elizabeth II’s coffin, and hymns are sung in church in the great Protestant tradition. An opera singer published a song in Gaelic.
Later, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is scheduled to speak.
St. Giles, the Scottish cathedral at the center of British history
In his introductory notes, he places St-Gilles Cathedral at the center of British history, where parliament sessions were held, where Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots and an enemy of the English crown, was “challenged”, and where Cromwell – who abolished the English monarchy in the 17th century – preached there.
After these few words the songs resumed.
Religious service begins at Saint-Gilles Cathedral
The coffin containing the remains of Elizabeth II was placed at transept level, under the eyes of her son Charles III and her daughter-in-law and new queen consort Camilla.
Let the real religious service begin.
The songs come as the nave is ascended by the coffin
As the funeral procession makes its way up the cathedral’s nave, hymns rise from the choir to celebrate the former leader of the Anglican Church.
Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives at Saint-Gilles Cathedral
After a long procession, the hearse carrying Elizabeth II’s coffin arrived at the front of the Saint-Gilles church.
He is welcomed – as is the king – by soldiers and officers surrounding the religious building where the service takes place.
Charles III follows the hearse
As we mentioned earlier, King Charles III, dressed in military uniform, traveled to the cathedral on foot, following the corpse.
Wait up to 30 hours to see the body of the late Queen in Edinburgh
Crowds gather along the route as the royal remains are carried to St Gilles Cathedral in Edinburgh. After the ceremony, the body of the sovereign may be marched out…but be patient.
According to our information, the less comfortable in the crowd have been waiting for up to 30 hours.
Elizabeth II’s coffin leaves Holyrood Palace
The coffin containing the remains of Elizabeth II left the Palace of Holyrood before the body was laid to rest under the watchful eye of Charles III.
The whole should now head in the direction of St. Giles’ Cathedral. The procession moves slowly along the kilometer that separates the fort from the church.
Liz Truss arrives at the cathedral
British Prime Minister Liz Truss has arrived at St Giles Cathedral as the ceremony approaches.
The ceremony is about to begin.
British officials call for moderation to international guests at Queen’s funeral
According to our information gathered from a French ministerial source, British officials have encouraged the around 500 international dignitaries expected at the Queen’s funeral next Monday to remain calm.
Thus, they have to avoid private jets to get to the UK; A memo said it preferred shared buses to helicopters and private cars to get around London “for safety reasons and traffic congestion”. Par Politics and AFP; According to our colleagues politics – This is not a hard-and-fast rule – guests are asked to favor commercial flights “if possible”.
Despite these British recommendations, the government warns that if the leaders still arrive on their plane, they cannot land at London’s Heathrow Airport but should aim for “less congested airports”.
It also states that only one representative per country and his/her spouse will be recognized at Westminster Abbey. “Due to limited space during state funerals and related events, other members of the family, staff or entourage of the chief guest will not be allowed”, the note, always quoted by AFP.
The royal procession began around St Giles Cathedral
A military parade – with bagpipes in the lead – is currently taking place near St Giles’ Cathedral.
At the same time, the Scottish Guard built Charles III, Camilla and the coffin into the cathedral at Holyrood.
St Giles Cathedral is already full
While we’re still waiting for Elizabeth II’s body to leave Holyrood Castle, St. Giles’ Cathedral is already filling up, with Elizabeth II’s mass just minutes away.
In addition to King Charles III and other dignitaries of the monarchy, the ceremony brings together the bench and backbench of Scottish society.
A minute’s silence will be observed across the UK next Sunday at 8pm in honor of Elizabeth II.
A spokesman for the Prime Minister said a minute’s silence will be observed across the UK next Sunday at 8pm (local time or 9pm in France) in honor of the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Religious Festival to St. Giles, Tribute of the Scottish Parliament: Continuation of Charles III’s program this afternoon
Elizabeth II’s coffin still lies within the walls of Holyrood Palace, but Peer will leave the royal residence for the Scottish capital’s St Giles Cathedral – a mile away – where the service will take place from 3pm (4pm French time). ) It should be noted that Charles III had to accompany the coffin on foot.
After the ceremony, Scots can gather with the remains. Charles III meanwhile would receive the tributes and condolences of the local Parliament.
Charles III receives the keys to the city of Edinburgh at the Royal Palace of Holyrood
King Charles III currently resides at Holyrood Palace, the official residence of British sovereigns in Edinburgh – the Queen preferred to live in Balmoral during her lifetime in Scotland.
After he saluted the Scottish Guard, Charles II handed him the keys to the city.
The king meets the Scots
King Charles III, who was cheered by crowds as he arrived in Edinburgh city centre, went to meet the Scots who had turned out in large numbers to pay their respects to the Queen.
The royal couple are due to meet Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
King Charles III arrives in Edinburgh
King Charles III’s plane lands at Edinburgh Airport.
The body of his mother Elizabeth II, who died in Balmoral on Thursday, is now in the Scottish capital.
King Charles marches towards Edinburgh
The King has taken a flight to Nothold Airport to take him to Edinburgh, Scotland.
Charles is set to address the Scottish Parliament
King Charles is due to visit the Scottish Parliament as Queen Elizabeth’s coffin leaves the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh for St Giles Cathedral on Monday afternoon.
Separatist aspirations are also heard in Scotland, Ireland and Wales. This period of transition, when the country welcomes a new monarch, is especially delicate for Charles.
‘Feeling the weight of history’: King Charles to MPs
“I feel the weight of history and the great traditions of Parliament,” said King Charles III, responding to the condolences of representatives of both houses. “Elizabeth II has set the example and I will try to follow in her footsteps,” he continued.
The Speaker of the House of Lords pays tribute to the Queen
The Speaker of the House of Lords, Lord McFaul, was the first to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth, followed by the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle.
“As deep as our grief is, we know yours is as deep,” he said.
Charles III in Parliament
King Charles III is expected in the British Parliament this Monday. If he has already spoken there, it is for the Speech from the Throne, on behalf of his mother, Queen Elizabeth.
The visit to the Palace of Westminster, along with Queen Consort Camilla, will be his first meeting with Members of Parliament as King.
The King should address the members of Parliament and seek their condolences.
Charles was crowned King on Saturday 10 September at St James’s Palace in London.
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