ARGUS readers have expressed their sorrow and sadness as the nation bid farewell to Her Majesty The Queen.
Millions watched on TV or flocked to London for a state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey.
Paul Curram, who observed the ceremony, said a few tears were shed.
He said: “She would be very moved by this farewell. I will not see anything of this magnitude again in my life.”
Others described the funeral as “emotional”, “overwhelming” and an “amazing spectacle” as the Queen’s coffin was carried from Westminster Hall to the Abbey for service this morning.
Martin Down said the pageantry of the affair made him “proud to be British”.
The royal family mourned with the nation as the public bid farewell to the Queen and watched the late monarch leave London for the last time.
The King was on the verge of tears during the funeral as the Archbishop of Canterbury described how the Queen “touched a multitude of lives”.
Tens of thousands of mourners lined the path of the ceremonial procession from the Abbey to Wellington Arch, where the Queen’s coffin left for a funeral service at her home at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
Around 2,000 people attended the Queen’s funeral, including members of royal families from across Europe, politicians from all sides of the political spectrum and world leaders including US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron.
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