Four crowns and a funeral.
Since last week, the whole world has been discovering in a different light the royal attributes, usually displayed behind the windows of the Tower of London or in the official reserves.
The first crown to catch the cameras last Monday was that of the Kings of Scotland, the oldest crown in the UK dating back to the 16th century.
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During a ritual as only the British know how to invent them, the Duke of Hamilton, the only person authorized to handle this treasure, took it out of Edinburgh Castle then took part, in a kilt and to the sound of bagpipes, in his escort to parliament, then to Saint-Gilles cathedral where the first religious ceremony was held in honor of the late queen.
The crown of the Kings of Scotland placed on the coffin of Elizabeth II by the Duke of Hamilton, the only person authorized to handle it.
Since Wednesday, and the arrival of the body of Elizabeth II in London, it is the famous Imperial Crown of State which concentrates all the attention.
She is on display for all to see on her purple cushion placed on the coffin in the heart of Westminster Abbey…
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