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Lying-in-State Period Begins Wednesday For Queen Elizabeth II

By Tara Clow Sep 12, 2022 | 6:53 AM

(Photo: courtesy of The Royal Family on Twitter)

Hundreds of thousands are expected to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II over the next week.

A Lying-in State period will begin on Wednesday, September 14th, where the Queen’s coffin will rest in Westminster Hall on a raised platform, which is called a catafalque.

The public will be able to visit 24 hours a day.

The Lying-in State period will end on the morning of the funeral on September 19th.

Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8th at the age of 96.


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