How to watch the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Sadly, Queen Elizabeth II's long life has come to an end, and the time has come to lay her to rest.

After serving the British people and her Commonwealth kingdoms for seven decades, the monarch died on September 8 at the age of 96.

King Charles III, her eldest son and heir, is now the head of state of the United Kingdom and its dependencies, and Prince William is the new Prince of Wales.

To pay their respects to the late monarch, countless numbers of mourners have travelled to England.

The procession that brought the queen's coffin from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, where it has been lying in state for public inspection, was led by Charles, William, and Prince Harry on September 14. Up until her funeral on September 19 at Westminster Abbey, her sarcophagus will remain there.

As the funeral for Her Majesty begins on Monday, 2,000 individuals from all around the world will assemble, including members of the royal family, dignitaries, and politicians.

All around the nation, shops and businesses will be shuttered so that people can attend the funeral and properly grieve.

Members of the public file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, lying in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster, London, ahead of her funeral on Monday. - Queen Elizabeth II will lie in state in Westminster Hall inside the Palace of Westminster, until 0530 GMT on September 19, a few hours before her funeral, with huge queues expected to file past her coffin to pay their respects. (Photo by Yui Mok / POOL / AFP) (Photo by YUI MOK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II has been lying in state in Westminster Hall since Sept. 14.
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Since Justin Welby is the most senior member of the Church of England, he will preside over the celebration.

Her casket will be laid to rest after the funeral service in a green gun carriage, followed by troops from the Royal Navy.

After that, the queen's coffin is transported to Windsor Castle, where a committal service will be held in St. George's Chapel. The queen will be laid to rest with her late husband, Prince Philip, at Windsor following the ceremony.

Here’s all you need to know about the funeral on Monday.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince William, Prince of Wales and King Charles III walk behind Queen Elizabeth II's coffin as it is transported on a gun carriage from Buckingham Palace to The Palace of Westminster ahead of her Lying-in-State on September 14, 2022 in London, United Kingdom. Queen Elizabeth II's coffin is taken in procession on a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall where she will lay in state until the early morning of her funeral. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Prince William and his father, the new King Charles III, walked behind Queen Elizabeth II’s casket as it was transported on a gun carriage from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster on Sept. 14.
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What time will the service begin?

Her coffin will be brought from Westminster Hall to the Abbey for the ceremony, which will start promptly at 10:35 a.m. GMT (5:35 a.m. EST). The funeral is anticipated to start in earnest from 6 a.m. EST/11 a.m. GMT.

The general public will be able to view and stream the service in order to say goodbye to the queen for the last time.

Where can you watch the service on cable?

For watchers with cable television, NBC, CNN, ABC, PBS and Fox News will be broadcasting the event.

BBC One, BBC News and Sky News are televising the funeral all over the United Kingdom. The BBC will be hosting a live feed worldwide too.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 05: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince George of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince Louis of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the Platinum Pageant on June 5, 2022 in London, England. The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is being celebrated from June 2 to June 5, 2022, in the UK and Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Camilla, Queen Consort, her husband King Charles III, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William, his wife Kate Middleton and their three kids stood on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the Platinum Pageant on June 5.
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Where can you stream the funeral?

Services such as FuboTVSling and YouTube TV will all be streaming the state funeral.

PeacockHulu + Live TV and Paramount+ account holders will also be able to watch the event.

ITV News will be streaming the funeral on YouTube.

The BBC is also adding their coverage live online, with anyone around the world able to view.

Who will be attending?

US Vice President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen are among the foreign guests who are anticipated to attend.

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium, King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco, Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan, and others are also there.

Along with the current Prime Minister, Liz Truss, other government representatives and former British prime ministers will also attend.

The nations of Russia, Belarus, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Syria, and Venezuela were not invited.

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