William and Harry to walk with Charles behind Queen’s coffin in echo of Diana

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Both Prince William and Prince Harry will walk with King Charles III as the Queen's coffin leaves Buckingham Palace on its move to Westminster.

The Queen will lie in state until Monday to allow hundreds of well wishers to pay their respects to the recently departed monarch.

Prayers and a small service for the family took place yesterday shortly after the coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace last night, with the Queen staying in the Bow Room, watched over by former chaplains.

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The Queen's coffin will move later today and is expected to see King Charles alongside his sons the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex.

The royal trio will walk behind the car containing the Queen's coffin in a similar fashion to that of Princess Diana's funeral, where the at the time Prince of Wales was joined by his two sons, as well as Prince Philip.

Princess Anne's son Peter Phillips and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence will also walk in the procession along with the Duke of Gloucester and the Earl of Snowden.

Other attending royals like Meghan Markle, Princess of Wales Kate Middleton and Queen Consort Camilla Parker Bowles, will travel by car.

A procession carrying the Queen's coffin will leave Buckingham Palace at 2:22pm.

King Charles and senior royals travelling the route of Buckingham Palace to Westminster will be accompanied by senior staff from both the Queen and King's households.

The procession is to be carried out in silence, while guards of honour from all three services are formed along the route.

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At 3pm, the coffin will have arrived at the North Door of Westminster Hall, meaning King Charles, the Dukes as well as senior royal figureheads will walk 40 minutes to Westminster.

A 24-hour, round-the-clock vigil will be open for members of the public, with the queue expected to be five miles long and take 30 hours to get to the front of, Daily Mail reported.

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