King Charles and his siblings walk behind Queen’s coffin
King Charles III and other members of the royal family traveled behind Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin during a procession through Edinburgh, Scotland, on Monday.
The procession followed the late monarch’s casket as it was moved from the Palace of Holyrood house to St. Giles’ Cathedral, where a service of thanksgiving for Elizabeth’s life was scheduled to take place.
Charles and his siblings — Princess Anne, Prince Edward and Prince Andrew — followed their late mother’s coffin on foot. Anne’s husband, Sir Tim Laurence, followed behind.
Meanwhile, Camilla, the queen consort, and Edward’s wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, rode by car behind them, the palace said.
The Prince and Princess of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex did not appear to be part of the procession.
Elizabeth’s casket was draped by the royal standard in Scotland, which includes a red lion rampant against a yellow background, in addition to symbols of other parts of the United Kingdom.
The procession moved silently past crowds of people lining the streets leading toward the cathedral. The crowds were mostly silent also, though one person could be heard shouting, “God bless the queen!”