Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral: Breaking the Royal Black Page Tradition

Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral: Breaking the Royal Black Page Tradition


Funeral Method War Elizabeth II It was held at Westminster Abbey, London.

In the funeral procession, King Charles III and his counterpart Camilla, Prince and Princess of Wales Prince William and Kate Middleton with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. In addition, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were seen as well as Princess Anne and other grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II.

This is the funeral of the King and Queen of England for the first time after 70 years ago, King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II died. This year, the funeral procession is different from that of King George VI. Not only is it currently showing online, but mourning clothes are also more modern and different.

There is no longer a long black veil covering the faces of the royal women. Princess Anne, Camila, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Charlotte are seen wearing a black hat without a veil. However, Camilla and Kate with hats still have thin veils covering part of their faces.

In fact, during the reign of King George VI and his predecessors, long veils were compulsory. But this hood is invisible.

But what does black actually mean to this British monarchy?

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Catherine, Princess of Wales arrives at Westminster Abbey ahead of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on September 19, 2022 in London, England.  Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born in Bruton Street, Mayfair, London on 21 April 1926. She married Prince Philip in 1947 and ascended the British and Commonwealth throne on 6 February 1952 after the death of her father, King George VI.  Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and was succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.  Gareth Cattermole/Pool via REUTERSPhoto: via REUTERS/POOL
Kate Middleton

This type of dress has been a symbol of royal funerals for many years, and Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother and Queen Mary all wore them at the funeral of King George VI.

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However, when the Queen Mother died in 2002, her funeral was not attended, but at least this veil is required if the King or Queen of England dies in procession.

Many fans of the British royal family are hoping that this long veil will appear at the funeral of Camilla and Kate Middleton. Royal fans hope this is a sign of royal luxury.

“This is a unique opportunity to remember the status these people held, because no one walked around wearing these traditional long dresses, pearl jewelry and elaborate thin veils, ” says royal fashion expert Christine Ross. Fashion.

“We only see it once in the last few years at the death of the king.”

“I would be very surprised in 2022 that these women will be wearing long scarves,” Koenig said.

Kate Middleton herself was seen wearing a black dress and a black shirt with black socks and a black hat and added a thin veil. She also completed her outfit by wearing a pearl necklace and earrings.

Meanwhile, Meghan Markle is wearing a coffee dress with a wide brim and pearl earrings in her ears.


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