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Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on Monday, September 19, which is the date set aside as a public holiday for the British (file photo taken in October 2010 at Windsor Castle).
United Kingdom – This will be considered one of the earliest announcements of the reign of Charles III. This Saturday, September 10th. new monarch Confirmed, during the ceremony that He saw him declared kingon the day of the funeral Queen Elizabeth IIwho died Thursday at the age of 96, will be a public holiday in the United Kingdom.
The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 19, the date that will mark the end of the 10 days of national mourning across the Channel. Joe Biden The Emperor of Japan has already indicated their intention to attend and many world leaders are expected to follow suit.
This Saturday, after asking Privy Council With the day of the funeral being a public holiday, King Charles III repeated this request during a well-rehearsed ceremony at St James’s Palace in London. During the announcement ceremony, the first in history to be televised, he was questioned by Penny Mordaunt, Her Majesty’s Lord Speaker.
” agreed »
” Here are two draft declarations: one that the funeral of Her late Majesty the Queen should be a public holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland; The second for Her Late Majesty’s funeral is a public holiday in Scotland ‘, and thus suggested Penny Mordaunt. To which the new King simply replied, ‘ agreed “.
A decision that will have economic consequences for the country. Indeed, the fact that this day is a public holiday (” bank holiday (in English) businesses would be forced to close and employees to rest during the day, while Charles III would have opted for another, less public holiday (” public holidays “) which would leave more room for companies.
At the moment, and during it mourning period Starting on Friday, September 9, the country is running slower. Many events, including sports, have been cancelled, public political meetings and government press briefings have been suspended for the next 10 days, and some businesses have decided to close completely on Friday as a tribute. In the British Civil Service, specific rules on what to wear were also enacted.
At the end of this national mourning, to be decided by the government and which shall continue until the day of the funeral, the Queen will be buried in private in the chapel of Windsor Castle. His coffin must be moved before Sunday to Edinburgh, where the public will have their first opportunity to gather. On the part of the relatives of Elizabeth II, her son made it clear on Saturday that the royal mourning, which concerns the family, staff and representatives of the royal house, will continue until seven days after the funeral of the Queen.
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