Queen Elizabeth II: Casket Bearing Remains Of Longest Serving Monarch Draped in Flowers From Her Wedding
- At the request of King Charles III, the casket of Queen Elizabeth II bore a beautiful bouquet of flowers that were symbolic
- The wreath on the coffin contained flowers that were from the late monarch's wedding and it contained English Oak, Myrtle and Rosemary
- The bouquet of beautiful flowers was in gold, deep burgundy and shades of pink and they were cut from the royal residences
Queen Elizabeth II's coffin has borne beautiful flowers that contained symbolic florals from her wedding bouquet from her nuptials to the late Prince Philip.
Queen's wedding bouquet
The Royal Family confirmed that King Charles III requested the wreath contain symbolic blooms containing foliage of English Oak, Rosemary, and Myrtle that was cut from a plant grown on The Queen’s wedding bouquet.
Additionally, flowers, in shades of pink, deep burgundy and gold were included.
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According to Page Six the Queen's crown, sceptre and orb alongside the wreath were on top of the coffin as it made its way from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey.
A note from the new king lay on top of the casket and it read:
“In loving and devoted memory. Charles R.”