Following an emotional state funeral, Prince William and Kate have taken to social media to share one more moving tribute for the late monarch.
On their official social media accounts the pair shared a picture of the Queen’s coffin being carried into the service, accompanied with the following caption: “Goodbye to a Queen, a mother, a grandmother and a great grandmother.”
Goodbye to a Queen, a mother, a grandmother and a great grandmother. pic.twitter.com/hKEI9RcAOp— The Prince and Princess of Wales (@KensingtonRoyal) September 19, 2022
Prince William and Kate joined the other royals, as well as the other thousands of fans present there or watching from home, for the Queen’s State Funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday. Besides the monarch’s children and grandchildren, her great-grandchildren, Prince George and Princess Charlotte were also present for the funeral ceremonies.
Around 2,000 people were In attendance at the Queen’s state funeral, joining the royal family in their grief, as well as remembering Her Majesty’s remarkable life.
Among the important people that were present Westminster Abbey were former Prime ministers Boris Johnson, David Cameron and Theresa May, also joined by Labourprime ministers Gordon Brown and Tony Blair with their wives Sarah and Cherie.
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest ruling monarch, died at the age of 96 on the 8th of September, surrounded by her loving family at her summer residence Balmoral in Scotland.
On the day right before the funeral, King Charles expressed his gratitude as the world prepared to say their “last goodbyes” to the Queen, who he had described as a “cherished sovereign and much-loved mother” in a heartfelt tribute soon after her death.
The King shared how he and the Queen consort have been “so deeply touched” and “moved beyond measure” by the condolences they received after the monarch passed away.
“I wanted simply to take this opportunity to say thank you to all those countless people who have been such a support and comfort to my family and myself in this time of grief,” he said.