Prince George and Princess Charlotte follow their parents behind Queen Elizabeth’s coffin at the funeral

Prince George and Princess Charlotte attend the state funeral of their great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II.

The nine-year-old future king and his seven-year-old sister gathered 2,000 people in Westminster Abbey to remember their late grandmother on Monday, as millions televised service worldwide.

Young royals through the Gothic Church of the Royal Family, in procession behind the Queen’s casket as it is carried by the Military Stand.

Their grandfather, King Charles, the Queen Consort directly behind the coffin, followed by the Princess Royal and Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence, then the Duke of York, then the Earl and Countess of Wessex, then the Prince and Princess of Wales.

George and Charlotte, who are called the Queen “Jeanne Jean”, were together behind their parents, side by side in composition, followed by their uncle and aunt, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and other members of the royal family.

He is also expected to be second and third in line to the throne at a commissioning service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle afterwards.

Prince Louis, the four-year-old brother of the Prince and Princess is not due to be there. His platinum jubilee antics have captivated royal fans and he is likely too young to attend.

According to the order of the service, at the end of the service, after The Last Post, two minutes of silence, get upand the national anthem, Queen Piper, Petty Officer (Major) Paul Burns, playing traditional lamentations Sleep, dear, sleep.

Before the service, the tenor bell is rung every minute for 96 minutes, reflecting the Queen’s years of life.

Dean of Westminster, very esteemed Dr. David Howell, says in the giving: “Here, Queen Elizabeth has been married and crowned, gathered from all parts of the country, from the Commonwealth, and from the nations of the world to mourn our loss, to remember her long life of selfless service.”

He spoke of the Queen’s “steadfast commitment to a high mission over many years” as Queen and Head of the Commonwealth.

“She is fondly remembered for her love for her family and commitment to the causes she cherishes,” said Dean.

of hymns – The Lord is the shepherd of what I want She sang at the Queen’s party, and married the Duke of Edinburgh in the same convent, as a 21-year-old bride in 1947.

She also sang at the funeral of Queen George VI’s father at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in 1952, but it was a little different.

Other hymns are: The day you gave itAnd the it’s over oh lord; And the Divine love, everyone loves excellence.

The latter often appeared at royal events including William and Kate, the blessing of Charles and Camilla, and Princess Eugenie.

Prayers are recited by Reverend Dr Ian Greenshields, Plenary Director of the Church of Scotland, for “Queen Elizabeth’s long life and reign, recalling gratitude for her gifts of diligence and service”.

Bishop of London Lady Sarah Mullally prays for “our Lord King Charles, Camilla the Queen, William, Prince of Wales, and all members of the royal family”.

Reverend Canon Helen Cameron, Director of the Free Churches Group, praised the Queen’s “unlimited dedication to duty, her sympathy to her subjects, and her advice to her ministers.”

The Queen’s service at St George’s Chapel features several pieces of music that were also rehearsed at the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in April last year and other major royal events.

JS Bach Adorn yourself, my dear soulAdorn yourself, my dear soul – A piece of the organ, which is played to a number of mourners to start the service.

Another is Vaughan Williams RosedirA favorite of the royal family, music is played at the party of Diana, Princess of Wales and Charles, and at Philip’s funeral.

Nimrod by Edward Elgar overheard at the Queen’s coronation in 1953 and also being played before the ceremony begins.

Lord Sentamu, the former Archbishop of York, was reportedly part of the team that helped devise the original arrangement of service for the Queen’s state funeral.

The clergyman told BBC News that the Queen knew the psalms by heart and that Psalm 121 – which also appeared at the Queen Mother’s funeral in 2002 – will be sung at the funeral.

end of service bach an introduction And the fugue in C minor which is played after the national anthem, and is heard at the end of the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh.