President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday and visited her coffin in Westminster Hall in London, where she now lies stateside.
Tens of thousands of people cycled through to say their final goodbyes while the Queen’s coffin was laid. On display at Westminster Hallthough Biden didn’t have to wait in lines of up to 24 hours, which many Britons have endured.
The 79-year-old Biden crossed himself upon arrival and placed his hand on his heart in reverence.
The president was photographed on a balcony overlooking the late monarch’s coffin, and was joined by the first lady as visitors continued into the hall below.
The President and First Lady arrived in London on Saturday and are expected to stay until Monday. queen’s funeral at Westminster Abbey.
The Bidens will also sign an official tribute to the Queen at Lancaster House on Sunday before attending a dignitary reception hosted by King Charles III at Buckingham Palace.
About 500 royals, heads of state and heads of government After reigning for 70 years, people from all over the world were invited to attend the funeral of Elizabeth, who died on September 8 at the age of 96.
Prince William and Kate are scheduled to attend the reception, but Prince Harry and Meghan Markle won’t be there afterward. apparently not invited — what they could only find in the press. King Charles III has said only active members of the royal family will be invited to the event.
Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are expected to attend a reception hosted by Charles and Duchess Camilla ahead of the Queen’s funeral on Monday.
Welcome guests By the Prince and Princess of Wales, Royal Princess, Earl and Countess of Wessex, at a reception at Buckingham Palace.
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