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THREAD | Her Majesty The Queen's State Funeral. 19th September 2022. Short clips and highlights.

#QueenElizabeth #QueenElizabethII #TheQueen #Queen #RoyalFamily #Royal #StateFuneral #RIPQueenElizabeth #GodSaveTheQueen #KingCharlesIII #TheKing #PrinceWilliam #WestminsterAbbey
Her Majesty's coffin is conveyed from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey.

#QueenElizabeth #QueenElizabethII #TheQueen #Queen #RoyalFamily #Royal #StateFuneral #RIPQueenElizabeth #GodSaveTheQueen #KingCharlesIII #TheKing #PrinceWilliam #WestminsterAbbey
The coffin is conveyed on the Royal State Gun Carriage, pulled by 142 @RoyalNavy sailors.

#QueenElizabeth #QueenElizabethII #TheQueen #Queen #RoyalFamily #Royal #StateFuneral #RIPQueenElizabeth #GodSaveTheQueen #KingCharlesIII #TheKing #PrinceWilliam #WestminsterAbbey
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Thread: #WestminsterHall

As #QueenElizabethII lies in state. I thought a thread on #WestminsterHall and its history world be interesting.

Built by William II (son of William the Conquereor) in 1099. It was the largest hall in England and possible Europe. 1/18
Thread: #WestminsterHall

The Hall is 73 meters by 20 meters (240ft by 63 ft). Its walls are 2 meters thick and when built was an amazing feet on engineering as the design of the early roof has been a mystery in its early design. 2/18
Thread: #WestminsterHall

The Kings table which represented #Royal might was made in 1099 and placed in the hall. The table was the seat of power for Kings and Queens and they would be acclaimed by Lords at the table before their coronation at #westminsterabbey 3/18
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Last call for the Thames Clippers RB1 service #VirtualTour! We're setting sail in this thread in one hour so take a seat, grab a hot drink from the onboard bar and get ready to sail through London in style (virtually) #VirtuallyLondon
As our service is currently suspended, all content shared has been captured prior to lockdown. #StayHomeStaySafe
As we depart Woolwich, on our way towards central London, we’re passing the Thames Barrier. One of the largest movable flood barriers in the world – it even has its own visitor centre! Image: Bill Green
#Woolwich #ThamesBarrier #RiverThames #VirtualTour
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