Lady Gabriella Windsor faints during Queen's coffin procession at Westminster Hall

Lady Windsor was not seen again at the solemn event and was also missing from a photo that featured all members of the royal family

Lady Gabriella Windsor faints during Queen's coffin procession at Westminster Hall
Lady Gabriella Windsor fainted during the Queen's coffin procession at Westminster Hall (Ian Gavan/Getty Images and Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND: Lady Gabriella Windsor appeared to have fainted as she caught the first glimpse of Her Majesty’s coffin as it arrived at Westminster Hall ahead of the service yesterday.

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The daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, the Queen’s cousin, attended the intimate royal ceremony and accompanied her parents and husband Thomas Kingston as Her Majesty's coffin was brought inside.

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The Queen’s last journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall was an emotional moment for every royal family member but it seemed too much for Lady Windsor who appeared to collapse, according to Hello. A slew of pictures of the solemn event also captured a group of people gathering around Gabriella and her husband Kingston coming to her aid while her mother appeared concerned as she looked over.

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Following her collapse, Lady Windsor was not seen again at the solemn event. She was also missing in a photo that featured all members of the royal family including her husband, her mother and brother Lord Frederick Windsor and his wife Sophie Winkleman.

Lady Gabriella Windsor (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Lady Gabriella Windsor (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

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The extended royal family member shared a close bond with the late Her Majesty, who was a special guest at her wedding to Thomas in 2019. At the wedding, Gabriella was captured bending down and holding the Queen's hand as they spoke.

Members of the public file past as soldiers of The Grenadier Guards and Yeomen of the Guard, stand guard around the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, as it Lies in State inside Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster on September 14, 2022 in London, England. Members of the public are able to pay respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for 23 hours a day from 17:00 on September 14, 2022 until 06:30 on September 19, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III. (Photo by Ben Stansall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Members of the public file past as soldiers of The Grenadier Guards and Yeomen of the Guard, stand guard around the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, as it Lies in State inside Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster on September 14, 2022 in London, England (Ben Stansall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Despite Lady Gabriella collapsing, the solemn event continued uninterrupted. Father of Lady Gabriella, Prince Michael Kent, who is the younger son of Prince George, was also seen looking serious as he paid tribute to the late queen. Prince Michael of Kent owns a consultancy firm and is often seen representing the late Queen in some events organized outside the United Kingdom.

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Members of the royal family stand at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II lays on the catafalque at Westminster Hall on September 14, 2022, in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II's coffin is taken in procession on a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall where she will lay in state until the early morning of her funeral. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.
Members of the royal family stand at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II lays on the catafalque at Westminster Hall on September 14, 2022, in London, England (Ben Stansall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The procession through London included some of the close members of the royal family who gathered to pay tribute to the Queen, who peacefully died at Balmoral castle on Thursday, September 09. The event captured King Charles III reuniting with his two warring sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. The royal family traveled on foot with their grandmother to Westminster Hall, where hundreds of thousands of mourners are anticipated to pay their respects over the next four days after standing in line for hours.

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At precisely 2.22 pm, the caravan departed from the palace and arrived at Westminster Hall at 3 pm. The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster, and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby led a service that lasted around 20 minutes. The Queen's coffin will now continue to lie at Westminster Hall until her state funeral, which will be held on September 19.

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