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Crowds accompany Elizabeth II's funeral procession in Scotland

O veículo com o corpo da rainha Elizabeth II percorre a rodovia A90, em direção a Edimburgo, na Escócia.
The vehicle with the body of Queen Elizabeth II travels along the A highway380 , towards Edinburgh, Scotland.| Photo: Paul Reid/EFE/EPA

The funeral procession carrying the body of Queen Elizabeth II this Sunday travels through Scotland accompanied by thousands of people on their way to Edinburgh, after passing through the cities of Ballater and Aberdeen. Along the route of 200 kilometers, a crowd paid their last respects to the sovereign, who died while spending summer holidays at Balmoral Castle, also in Scotland.

11103418 Pending the entrance of the coffin at Holyroodhouse, the royal residence in Edinburgh, Charles III was proclaimed king on the spot as part of the protocol of his appointment as successor to the monarch throughout the United Kingdom. The so-called King of Arms Lord Lyon, the royal postman, read the proclamation from the pulpit of the monument known as the Mercat Cross near St. Giles. After the act, the royal postman, in his formal attire, shouted to the gathered crowd, “God save the king”, and the audience responded with the same greeting.

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