Britain’s King Charles III will lead the royal family in a moving parade behind his mother’s casket as it is carried to Edinburgh cathedral in order to let the people to pay their respects.
From the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Queen Elizabeth II will be transported to the neighboring St. Giles’ Cathedral for a liturgy of thanksgiving for her life, which will be attended by members of her family and a congregation representing all facets of Scottish culture.
The royal mourners’ whole profile has not yet been made public. The new Prince and Princess of Wales, who appeared together on Saturday at Windsor Castle, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are rumored to be a part of the group.
The Duke of York, the Earl of Wessex, the Princess Royal, and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence are among the royals who are scheduled to follow Charles on foot. The Queen Consort and other members of the royal family will follow in cars.
Before the casket is transported to London for a period of lying in state, the public will have a chance to offer their respects for a period of 24 hours.
The King and other family members—likely his siblings—will hold a vigil in memory of their mother later that evening at the cathedral.
Before departing for the Scottish capital, Charles and Camilla will stop by Westminster Hall to pay their respects to the new king and his wife. There, both Houses of Parliament will offer their condolences, and the King will respond. Charles and Camilla are now in London.
The King will examine the Guard of Honour at the Palace of Holyroodhouse before going to the ceremonial of the Keys on the forecourt during his day in Edinburgh.
The King will meet with Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, in the Palace before meeting with Alison Johnstone, the Speaker of the Scottish Parliament.
When Charles and Camilla arrive to accept a motion of condolence, the Scottish Parliament will offer their condolences, and the king will respond.