The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will take place later today at Westminster Abbey London. After four days of lying-in-state, her body will be carried by carriage to her final resting place.

Over 500 heads of state and world leaders are expected to attend the service, including most of the worlds presidents, prime ministers, and monarchs.

The ceremony will involve personnel from across the Commonwealth and the Royal Family will take part in a procession through the streets of London.

Here is some useful vocabulary to help you understand the Queen’s funeral!


Vocabulary

Lie-in-state

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Head of State

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Commonwealth

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Carriage

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Procession

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Monarch

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To toll

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Vault

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