The Queen

Hearse bearing former Commander-in-Chief Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Holyrood

The hearse bearing the Queen's coffin has arrived at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh where it will remain overnight, following the journey by road from Balmoral.

A Guard of Honour, made up of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, was positioned in the Forecourt where the coffin was received with a Royal Salute.

The Duke of York, and the Duke and Duchess of Wessex, received the Queen's coffin at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh after a six-hour drive from Balmoral on Sunday.

Watch: Military take part in proclamation of King Charles across the UK.

The Queen's cortege received a guard of honour by the King's Bodyguard for Scotland (Royal Company of Archers) as it entered the palace.

Around 50 members of palace staff had gathered in the courtyard to greet the Queen's cortege.

The guard then left via Queen's Drive.

A military Bearer Party, from the Royal Regiment of Scotland, then carried the coffin into the Palace and to the Throne Room – where it will remain until 12 September.

It comes after members of the Armed Forces were involved in ceremonies across the UK to proclaim King Charles III as the new head of state and Commander-in-Chief of the UK military.

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