The official period of seven-day mourning for the royal family follows Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral ended this week, marking the beginning of a return to full normalcy after the country lost its long-reigning king earlier this month.
UK begins national mourning 10 days later Queen Elizabeth died on September 8 at the age of 96 ahead of her state funeral held last Monday on an official bank holiday. The day after the funeral, the flags on British government buildings around the world were flown back to full mast. Royal residences have also begun to reopen, although their flags remain at half-masts to this day, including the Queen’s and Royal Galleries at Buckingham Palace, as well as the Galleries. of the Queen in Edinburgh, Balmoral Castle, Sandringham House and Hillsborough Castle.
But while last week went as normal for the rest of the country, the traditional royal family’s period of official mourning continues until seven days after state funerals and funeral services. Private burial was held at Windsor. Royal funerals are celebrated by members of the royal family, staff in the royal household, and the military on ceremonial duty. Starting today, royals will be allowed to carry out their normal official duties and can stop wearing black. Prince William and Princess Kate spent the day in Wales honoring their new titles Prince and Princess of Wales.
The Royal Family’s Instagram The account also paid tribute to the end of this extremely sad time, posting a black and white photo of the young monarch wearing a diamond tiara. They wrote alongside the image, “The period of Royal mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth Her Majesty has ended,” adding, “The Royal account will continue to reflect the work of The King, The Queen Consort and other members of The Royal Family, as well as a tribute to the life and work of Queen Elizabeth”.