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Diana's funeral Diana's funeral
by The Ovi Team
2020-09-06 09:32:13
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September 6th 1997; Britain and the world have said farewell to Diana, Princess of Wales, at the end of an unprecedented week of mourning. A four mile procession brought her coffin to Westminster Abbey, where politicians and celebrities joined the Royal Family in a subdued congregation. Over a million people lined the route of the funeral cortege to the abbey and along her final journey to the Spencer family home in Northamptonshire.

The day began at 0908 BST, when the coffin left Kensington Palace on a gun carriage. Some of the crowd wept, some applauded quietly, but most watched in silence. On top of the coffin was a poignant reminder that this woman loved by millions was also a mother - a card to "Mummy" from one of her sons. The two princes, William and Harry, joined their father, grandfather and the princess's brother walking behind the coffin.


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