Mike Tindall holds wife Zara's hand to comfort her at Westminster Hall, just like Harry and Meghan

Earlier, Mike had honored the late monarch by sharing two posts on his Instagram Story

Mike Tindall holds wife Zara's hand to comfort her at Westminster Hall, just like Harry and Meghan
Hand-holding royal couples: Zara and Mike Tindall held hands as they exited Westminster Hall, just like Harry and Meghan (Getty Images)
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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Zara and Mike Tindall were seen along with other royal family members as they paid their tributes to Queen Elizabeth II at a service in Westminster Hall on Wednesday, September 14. The late monarch was taken to Westminster on a gun carriage as her son, now King Charles III, and her other children and grandchildren, followed.

The Queen’s coffin will reportedly be there for four days until she will be put to rest in the George VI Memorial Chapel in St George's Chapel, Windsor, on Monday, September 19. During the service at Westminster, Zara looked sorrowful and contemplative while her 43-year-old husband stood beside her. The 41-year-old royal was also accompanied by her cousin Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank.

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Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall, Princess Eugenie, Princess Beatrice, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Lady Helen Taylor, Princess Beatrice, James, Viscount Severn and Lady Louise Windsor pay their respects as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is carried into The Palace of Westminster during the procession for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II 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. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall, Princess Eugenie, Princess Beatrice, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Lady Helen Taylor, Princess Beatrice, James, Viscount Severn and Lady Louise Windsor pay their respects as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is carried into The Palace of Westminster during the procession for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II 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. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Zara was seen wearing a black dress along with a black belt and a hat while Mike wore a black coat and a black tie. The pair stood beside each other throughout the service. They were also photographed standing next to Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie and their respective husbands — Brooksbank and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, The Daily Mail reported.

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Zara Tindal and Mike Tindall leave Westminster Hall on September 14, 2022 in London, United Kingdom. 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. (Photo by Ian Vogler - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Zara Tindal and Mike Tindall leave Westminster Hall on September 14, 2022 in London, United Kingdom. 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. (Photo by Ian Vogler - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Earlier, Mike had honored the late Her Majesty by sharing two posts on his Instagram Story. On September 8, Buckingham Palace said in a statement, “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”

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After that, the former rugby union player shared an art work depicting the Queen’s crown and an emotional dog of her darling breed, Corgi. The drawing is reportedly a work of artist Danielle D, who claims herself to be “the ever popular artist who comes by royal approval!”

Before posting the art, Mike also re-posted a share by The Sydney Morning Herald, which showed the monarch’s face portrayed onto the Sydney Opera House. The caption of the original post was, “We are well-used to seeing the Sydney Opera House illuminated to mark significant events, but tonight’s image is above and beyond. The sails have been illuminated to pay respect to the late Queen Elizabeth II.”

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An image of the late Queen Elizabeth II is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House on September 10, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland aged 96 on September 8, 2022, and is survived by her four children, Charles, Prince of Wales, Anne, Princess Royal, Andrew, Duke Of York and Edward, Duke of Wessex. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born in Bruton Street, Mayfair, London on 21 April 1926. She married Prince Philip in 1947 and acceded the throne of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth on 6 February 1952 after the death of her Father, King George VI. Queen Elizabeth II was the United Kingdom's longest-serving monarch.
An image of the late Queen Elizabeth II is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House on September 10, 2022 in Sydney, Australia (Getty Images)

The father-of-two has been a member of the royal family since 2011 after marrying Zara. He has always adored the Queen and the family. Last year, he said, “I can only say how kind they’ve been to me, and how welcoming they’ve been to me since joining the family. And how they’ve made my family welcome. I’ve always felt part of it and I think that’s down to what an amazing woman the Queen is. They’re a fantastic family.”

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Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips depart after their Royal wedding at Canongate Kirk on July 30, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips will marry England rugby player Mike Tindall today at Canongate Kirk. Many royals are expected to attend including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips depart after their Royal wedding at Canongate Kirk on July 30, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips will marry England rugby player Mike Tindall today at Canongate Kirk. Many royals are expected to attend including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Also this year, Mike added, “I think the Queen is an unbelievable lady. I think people think she's invincible sometimes, but you have to remember she's a 96-year-old at the end of the day. She's incredible at what she's done over her lifetime and I can't wait to celebrate that.”

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Zara Tindall, Mike Tindall, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank leave the service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II's coffin 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. (Photo by Linda Nylind - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Zara Tindall, Mike Tindall, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank leave the service for the reception of Queen Elizabeth II's coffin 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. (Photo by Linda Nylind - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Following the Queen’s death, the first statement was issued by Charles, who said, “The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family. We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world. During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held.”

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