King Charles III awaits Queen Elizabeth II’s casket with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Buckingham Palace

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King Charles III waits for Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin to arrive at Buckingham Palace, with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle standing directly behind them on a staircase Tuesday evening in London, England.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at the palace shortly before the Queen’s coffin, and only then traveled from RAF Northolt Air Force Station in Ruislip. Before arriving at the palace, Londoners lined the streets for a chance to see the Queen’s coffin.

Charles held his head with his hands behind his back as members of the King’s Guard stood outside waiting for the Queen’s Jaguar Horse.

King Charles III receives the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London

King Charles III stands with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle inside Buckingham Palace as the royal family awaits the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.

Harry wore a suit and tie combo with a white, button-down shirt. He remained close to Meghan’s side and was seen walking behind his father, holding her hand. The couple stepped back from royal duties in 2020 after facing racist remarks and dangerous allegations against Markle and their firstborn son Archie.

Photo Gallery: Queen Elizabeth’s Coffin Tour of London

Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday at the age of 96. she was longest reigning emperor In British history, and the second longest reigning monarch in the history of the world.

The coffin will now rest overnight in the Bow Room until he is taken to Westminster Hall to lie in state. Hundreds of thousands of mourners are expected to record their past and pay tribute to Her Majesty before her official funeral on Monday.

King Charles III, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wait for the Royal Horse carrying Queen Elizabeth II's coffin to arrive at Buckingham Palace.

King Charles III, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wait for the Royal Horse carrying Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin to arrive at Buckingham Palace.
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Harry and Meghan recently reunited with their family after the death of their grandmother. On Saturday, he was joined by his older brother, Prince William, and wife Kate Middleton to accompany mourners outside Windsor Castle.

In addition to Charles’s ascension to the throne, Camilla became Queen Consort, and William and Kate, who have Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, hold the titles of Prince and Princess of Wales.

Prince Harry broke his silence on the passing of his “grandmother” in a tribute written on Monday dedicated to “global admiration and respect” Her Majesty was with “indefatigable grace and dignity”.

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Posted on the Archwell Foundation’s website, the Duke of Sussex wrote: “Grandma, while this final parting leaves us deeply saddened, I am forever grateful for all my first meetings – from childhood memories with you, to the first meeting with you. For the first time, as my Commander-in-Chief, you met my dear wife and hugged your dear great-grandson.”

Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Long Walk at Windsor Castle to see flowers and tributes to Queen Elizabeth II.

Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Long Walk at Windsor Castle to see flowers and tributes to Queen Elizabeth II.
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Members of King Charles III’s Clarence House staff were reportedly given notice that as soon as he and the Queen’s consort moved into the palace, they could become unemployed.

The Guardian reported that dozens of staff were not aware that their condition was in question until a letter was given to them by Sir Clive Alderton, the king’s top aide, at Edinburgh’s St Giles Cathedral on Monday during a thank-you service for the Queen.

“Everyone, including the private secretaries and the senior team, is completely upset,” a source told the outlet. To deal with this, all the employees have been working every late night since Thursday. People were seen trembling with this.

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