This Is The Moment Queen Elizabeth's Coffin Arrived At Buckingham Palace

King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla were present to receive the coffin, along with Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and more.
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives in the Royal Hearse at Buckingham Palace.
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives in the Royal Hearse at Buckingham Palace.
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Media captured iconic photos and video of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arriving at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday night, as the queen’s journey to her final resting spot continues.

King Charles III, and Camilla, Queen Consort, were present to receive the coffin, along with the new Prince and Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton and Prince William, now heir to the throne.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Prince Andrew, Princess Anne, Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, were also in attendance, as all of the queen’s children, grandchildren and their spouses were to be included.

The queen’s coffin made its way to Buckingham Palace in a state hearse designed by both the palace and Jaguar Land Rover, which also designed Prince Philip’s hearse with the late Duke of Edinburgh’s participation.

The queen’s hearse featured interior illumination, which CNN’s Max Foster said was “to allow members of the public to have a clear view of Her Majesty’s Coffin as it travels through London and Windsor.”

Queen Elizabeth II's coffin was flown by the Royal Air Force from Edinburgh to London and driven to Buckingham Palace.
Queen Elizabeth II's coffin was flown by the Royal Air Force from Edinburgh to London and driven to Buckingham Palace.
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People watch the hearse carrying the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Sep. 13.
People watch the hearse carrying the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Sep. 13.
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A woman cries as the hearse carrying the coffin of late Queen Elizabeth II passes.
A woman cries as the hearse carrying the coffin of late Queen Elizabeth II passes.
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Members of the public are lit by their mobile phones as they await the arrival of the hearse.
Members of the public are lit by their mobile phones as they await the arrival of the hearse.
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Buckingham Palace announced last Thursday that the queen died “peacefully” at Balmoral in Scotland. She was 96.

Princess Anne, the queen’s daughter, issued a statement on Tuesday about the loss.

“I was fortunate to share the last 24 hours of my dearest Mother’s life. It has been an honour and a privilege to accompany her on her final journeys,” the princess royal said. “Witnessing the love and respect shown by so many on these journeys has been both humbling and uplifting.”

Prior to Anne’s statement, King Charles III also shared a tribute to his mother, while Prince William and Prince Harry issued separate statements honoring their late grandmother.

Beginning Wednesday, the queen’s coffin will lie in state at Westminster Hall for four days, where members of the public can pay their respects. The queen’s state funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey on Monday, Sept. 19.

Take a look at more photos of the journey from today below:

People get out of their cars to watch as the hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II passes along the A40 in west London.
People get out of their cars to watch as the hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II passes along the A40 in west London.
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The hearse carrying the flag-draped casket of Queen Elizabeth II enters the center gate at Buckingham Palace.
The hearse carrying the flag-draped casket of Queen Elizabeth II enters the center gate at Buckingham Palace.
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People gather to pay respects.
People gather to pay respects.
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Seen from the top of the Wellington Arch, the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is taken down Constitution Hill in the Royal Hearse to Buckingham Palace in London.
Seen from the top of the Wellington Arch, the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is taken down Constitution Hill in the Royal Hearse to Buckingham Palace in London.
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The crowd gather to watch the coffin.
The crowd gather to watch the coffin.
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People gather near the Marble Arch.
People gather near the Marble Arch.
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A policeman bows his head as the hearse carrying the coffin of late Queen Elizabeth II, arrives at Buckingham Palace.
A policeman bows his head as the hearse carrying the coffin of late Queen Elizabeth II, arrives at Buckingham Palace.
Nariman El-Mofty/AP
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II in the royal hearse travels to the palace.
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II in the royal hearse travels to the palace.
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The coffin will rest in the palace's Bow Room overnight.
The coffin will rest in the palace's Bow Room overnight.
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A shot of royal hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II drives past Wellington Arch.
A shot of royal hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II drives past Wellington Arch.
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Queen Elizabeth II's coffin on Tuesday was flown by the Royal Air Force from Edinburgh to London, accompanied by the queen's only daughter, Anne.
Queen Elizabeth II's coffin on Tuesday was flown by the Royal Air Force from Edinburgh to London, accompanied by the queen's only daughter, Anne.
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A closer look into the window of the Royal Hearse, carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.
A closer look into the window of the Royal Hearse, carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.
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