This weekend the queue at Westminster Hall continues as people pay their respects queen and two royal guests joined in this mourning.
Today (September 17) King Charles III. and the Prince of Wales the queue, stopping to meet people who were waiting in the queue.
When the couple walked out, hundreds of people cheered and applauded in line in Lambeth, south London.
Several could also be heard shouting “God save the King” and “God save the Prince of Wales” as Charles and William passed.
Many took photos and those closest to the king and heir to the throne shook hands.
Prince William thanked the people who had queued for hours to pay their respects to the late monarch.
This comes just two days before the Queen’s funeral on Monday, September 19th
What to Expect at the Queen’s Funeral
On the day of the funeral, the lying will continue until 6:30 a.m.
Two thousand people are expected to gather at Westminster Abbey for the Queen’s funeral on Monday.
People use Twitter to announce the visit of King Charles III
One Twitter user tweeted: “King Charles and Prince Philip are showing their class by queuing to meet the people waiting to see the Queen in state. Astonishing! #GodSaveTheKing #PrinceWilliam #MyMonarchy #QueenElizabethII.”
— Jon Noble🦾🟩 – 🇬🇧 GOD PROTECT THE KING 🇬🇧 (@CheckCanopy) 09/17/2022
Alongside a heart emoji, another said: “Lovely scenes of the King and Prince of Wales meeting people in queue #QueueForTheQueen”
How to watch the Queen’s funeral
The Queen’s funeral will be broadcast live on BBC One and BBC News and available on BBC iPlayer.
BBC coverage begins at 8am.
It is also shown on Sky News and can be viewed on the website and YouTube channels.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/22121793.king-charles-iii-prince-wales-visit-mourners-waiting-lying-state-queue/?ref=rss King Charles III and Prince of Wales visit mourners waiting in the state queue