AGE OF EMPIRE: All the global royals set to attend the Queen's funeral

As the world prepares for the grand farewell to the Queen, there are a number of speculations about which members of the royal family will be invited to the funeral

AGE OF EMPIRE: All the global royals set to attend the Queen's funeral
(from left) Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands; King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain; Princess Charlene of Monaco. (Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND: As Britain mourns the death of its beloved Queen Elizabeth II, the country prepares for a grand farewell to its former monarch. On September 19, Britain will witness the presence of several great heads of state, royal heads, and politicians from around the world who will travel to pay their respects to the late monarch.

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Windsor Castle will be the Queen's final resting place. Some heads of state from around the world, including US President Joe Biden, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, have already confirmed their attendance.

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Here is a list of the members of the royal family who could attend the funeral and pay their last respects.

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British royal family

The newly named King Charles III along with his wife, Camilla, Queen Consort will attend the funeral. It will also have the presence of Prince Williams and Kate Middleton along with Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle. 

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King Charles III, queen consort Camilla, Kate Middleton, Prince William, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry will attend the Queen's state funeral  (Daniel Leal-WPA Pool/Getty Images, Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images and Anthony Devlin-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth's children

Princess Anne and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence

The queen's daughter, Princess Anne, and her husband, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence will surely take part in the funeral as the nation bids farewell to the long-standing Queen Elizabeth II.

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(left to right) The Princess Royal and her husband Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence on a walkabout to thank members of the public at Balmoral on September 10, 2022 in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born in Bruton Street, Mayfair, London on 21 April 1926. She married Prince Philip in 1947 and acceded to the throne of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth 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 is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.
Princess Anne (R) and her husband Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence(L) will attend the funeral (Owen Humphreys - Pool / Getty Images)

 

Prince Andrew 

Prince Andrew who is the third child of Queen Elizabeth and younger brother of King Charles III will also take part in the funeral ceremony which will take place at Windsor Castle on Monday, September 19. 

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York, attends the Sunday Service at the Royal Chapel of All Saints, Windsor, following the announcement on Friday April 9th of the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at the age of 99, on April 11, 2021 in Windsor, England.
Prince Andrew will be another attendee of the Queen's funeral ( Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Sarah Ferguson

Sarah Ferguson who is the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, the former Duchess of York will most likely join for the funeral ceremony. 

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Sarah, Duchess of York arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle before the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England.
Sarah Ferguson will mostly be a part of the funeral ceremony (Gareth Fuller - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

 

Prince Edward and Sophie

Prince Edward who is the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II will take part in the funeral ceremony of his mother along with his wife Sophie on Monday, September 19. 

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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex attend a service on the Armed Forces Memorial during Armistice Day commemorations at the National Memorial Arboretum on November 11, 2020 in Stafford, England. A small number of visitors were invited to watch in person, however, due to the covid-19 pandemic, the service was also streamed on YouTube and Facebook.
Prince Edward along with his wife, Sophie will arrive for the ceremony (Darren Staples - WPA/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth's grandchildren

Peter Philips

Peter Philips who is a businessman is the eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II. He will most likely attend the function along with other family members. 

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Peter Phillips poses for a photo on The Mall where 10,000 guests will attend The Patron's Lunch to be held on June 12, 2016, which will celebrate his grandmother, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's patronage of more than 600 charities and organisation, on the occasion of her 90th birthday on January 14, 2016 in London, England.
Peter Phillips is the son of Princess Anne (John Nguyen - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

 

Zara and Mike Tindall

Zara Tindall along with her husband Mike Tindall will participate in the funeral ceremony. She is a British equestrian, an Olympian, and the daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, and Captain Mark Phillips.

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Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall arrive for the National Service of Thanksgiving to Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen at St Paul's Cathedral on June 3, 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.
Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall (Henry Nicholls - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

 

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Princess Beatrice who is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, will attend the ceremonial functions of her grandmother with her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. 

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Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi arrive at the Athens Orthodox Cathedral following the wedding ceremony of Nina Flohr and Prince Philippos at the Metropolis Greek Orthodox Cathedral on October 23, 2021 in Athens, Greece.
Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

 

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie is the younger daughter of Prince Andrew. She will take part in the funeral ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, September 19 at Windsor Castle. 

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (L) attend day three of the Qatar Goodwood Festival at Goodwood Racecourse on July 30, 2015 in Chichester, England.
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (L) (Tristan Fewings/Getty Images )

 

Lady Louise Windsor, and James, Viscount Severn

Prince Edward's children Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn will also take part in the funeral ceremony. 

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, James, Viscount Severn and the Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex attend the Easter Matins Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2022 in Windsor, England.
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, James, Viscount Severn, and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (Andrew Matthews-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth's great-grandchildren

There is still confusion regarding the presence of the Queen's great-grandchildren at the funeral ceremony. However, Here is a list of the Queen's grandchildren who might take part in the ceremony. Savannah Phillips, Isla Philips, Prince George, Mia Tindall, Lena Tindall, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, 3, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Lucas Philip Tindall, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozz are the great-grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II. 

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Queen Elizabeth II has 12 great grandchildren (Roland Hoskins - WPA Pool/Getty Images
Queen Elizabeth II has 12 great-grandchildren (Roland Hoskins - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

 

Global royalty 

The following global royal family members have confirmed their participation in the funeral ceremony of the former monarch.Apart from the listed royal family members, representatives from the Swedish, Danish, and Monegasque royal families are also expected.

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands attend a state banquet for President Ram Nath Kovind of India and his wife at the Royal Palace on the first day of the Indian State visit the The Netherlands on April 5, 2022 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands (Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands

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Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands attend the New Year Reception in the Royal Palace on January 14, 2020 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands (Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images)

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain

King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain attend the Miguel de Cervantes Literature Prize 2021 in Spanish Language at the University of Alcalá de Henares on April 22, 2022 in Alcala de Henares, Spain.
King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium

King Philippe of Belgium and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrive to attend the Enthronement Ceremony Of Emperor Naruhito of Japan at the Imperial Palace on October 22, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.
King Philippe of Belgium and Queen Mathilde of Belgium (Carl Court/Getty Images)

 

Here is the list of the global royal families who are most likely to take part in the ceremony but hasn't confirmed their attendance yet. 

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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia of Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia of Sweden attend a ceremony in connection with the opening of the Swedish Parliament for the 2021/22 work year at the Swedish Parliament House on September 14, 2021 in Stockholm, Sweden.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia of Sweden (Michael Campanella/Getty Images)

 

Queen Sonja of Norway and King Harald of Norway

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Queen Sonja of Norway and King Harald of Norway attend the children's parade at The Royal Castle on Norway's National Day on May 17, 2022 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Per Ole Hagen/Getty Images)
Queen Sonja of Norway and King Harald of Norway (Per Ole Hagen/Getty Images)

Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg  celebrate National Day on June 22, 2022 in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.
Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)

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Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco

(EDITORS NOTE: This image has been retouched at original source) (TABLOIDS & ONLINE OUT) Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene of Monaco attend the Monaco Palace cocktail party of the 55th Monte Carlo TV festival  on June 17, 2015 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene of Monaco (PLS Pool/Getty Images)

Former King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece

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King Constantine II and his wife Queen Anne Marie of Greece attend a screening of a documentary about the former King's father, King Paul I of Greece, on March 5, 2014 in Athens, Greece.
Former King Constantine II and his wife Queen Anne Marie of Greece (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

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