Saturday, September 10, 2022

Queen Elizabeth's state funeral date announced

Queen Elizabeth's state funeral date announced


Queen Elizabeth's state funeral will take place on Sept. 19, at Westminster Abbey in London, officials announced Saturday. "We will carry out our duty over the coming days with the heaviest of hearts, but also with the firmest of resolve to ensure a fitting farewell to one of the defining figures of our times," said Edward Fitzalan-Howard, the duke of Norfolk,  peer in charge of state occasions, Officials said the service would be "a fitting farewell to one of the defining figures of our times,"  Buckingham Palace said King Charles has requested a period of mourning to be observed until seven days after the funeral. 

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