King Charles III of England was officially proclaimed as the new monarch of England after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth.

Here’s a day-to-day account of what happens next leading up to the Queen’s funeral on Monday, September 19th.

Sunday 11th September

At 10am, the Queen’s Coffin makes the six-hour journey from Balmoral Castle via Aberdeen to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, arriving at 4pm.

That morning, the King will meet with the Commonwealth Secretary-General at Buckingham Palace and host a reception for the Royal High Commissioner.

It will be attended by British Foreign Secretary James Cleverley.

Monday 12th September

The King and the new Queen, Lady Camilla, travel to Westminster Hall, where both Houses of Parliament meet to mourn the late Queen’s death.

They will then fly to Scotland, arriving at Edinburgh Airport at 12:45pm before heading to Holyrood Palace.

The Queen’s coffin is paraded from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles’ Cathedral at 2:35pm and brought inside at 2:55pm.

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/PA)

The King and Queen will follow the procession on foot with members of the royal family before attending a memorial service in the cathedral at 3pm.

The British Prime Minister will also attend the ceremony.

The King then returns to Holyrood and has an audience with the Prime Minister of Scotland, followed by an audience with the Speaker of the Scottish Parliament.

At 5:40 pm, the King and Queen will attend the Scottish Parliament to offer their condolences.

Join other members of the royal family and stay overnight in Edinburgh for a vigil at St Giles’ Cathedral at 7:20 PM.

Tuesday, September 13th

The King and Queen fly to Belfast and travel to Hillsborough Castle to see exhibits about the late Queen’s long relationship with Northern Ireland.

The King will meet with the Northern Ireland Secretary of State and party leaders.

At 1:20pm you will receive a telegram of condolences led by the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Parliament.

The Allied Flag fluttering in full at Hillsborough Castle in Belfast after Charles III’s coronation (Brian Lawless/PA)

After a brief reception in Hillsboro, the King and Queen will travel to St. Anne’s Cathedral for a debriefing meeting, where they will join the Prime Minister.

Before the service, the King will meet with all of Northern Ireland’s major religious leaders.

The King and Queen then leave Belfast for London.

The Queen’s Coffin will travel overland from St Giles’ Cathedral in Scotland to Edinburgh Airport at 5pm, from where it will depart at 6pm for London.

After arriving at RAF Northolt at 6:55pm, the coffin will be taken to Buckingham Palace.

Upon arrival at 8pm, the King and Queen and other members of the royal family will be sighted.

Wednesday, September 14th

The King and Queen, along with other members of the royal family, lead a procession behind the deceased Queen’s coffin.

Depart Buckingham Palace and be hauled to the Palace of Westminster at 2:22pm, arriving at Westminster Hall at 3:00pm.

The King meets his guests as he returns to Clarence House from Buckingham Palace (Jonathan Brady/PA)

After a short service, the Queen’s resting begins and lasts four days, ending on the morning of the state funeral.

The King and Queen return to Buckingham Palace.

Thursday, September 15th

Remains lying down.

Friday, September 16th

Remains lying down.

The King and Prime Minister Liz Truss (Yui Mok/PA)

The King and Queen visit Wales and the Prime Minister attends a debriefing session with them.

September 17th (Sat) – September 18th (Sun)

Remains lying down.

Monday, September 19th

The lying state ends at 6:30 am.

At 10:44 a.m., the Queen’s coffin is carried in procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey in central London, where a state funeral will take place at 11:00 a.m.

The day is declared a public holiday in the form of National Day of Mourning.

St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, Berkshire (Steve Parsons/PA)

After the service, the coffin is carried in procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch.

Coffins are moved from Wellington Arch to Windsor.

Once there, the hearse marches via the Long Walk to St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, where a devotional service is held.

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