Millions to witness the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 96th birthday privately on Thursday (Twitter/@RoyalFamily).

All eyes are on Britain this morning as Queen Elizabeth II is laid to rest at a state funeral.

The doors of Westminster Hall were closed to mourners this morning after hundreds of thousands of people waited for hours in line to pay their respects.

Presidents, kings, princes and prime ministers, as well as up to a million people in London will witness the funeral, as well as millions more across the world.

Queen Elizabeth II died on Sept. 8 and was the longest running monarch, reaching a 70-year reign.

Following the funeral in the medieval abbey, Queen Elizabeth’s coffin will be brought through the capital’s streets to Wellington Arch near Hyde Park. It will then be places in a hearse to be driven to Windsor Castle before committal service in St. George’s Chapel. She will then be laid to rest with her late husband, Prince Philip, as a private family service.

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