The State Funeral for Her Majesty the Queen

Members of the Congregation are kindly requested to refrain from using private cameras, video, or sound recording equipment. Please ensure that mobile phones and other electronic devices are switched off.
The church is served by a hearing loop. Users should turn their hearing aid to the setting marked T.
The service is conducted by The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE, Dean of Westminster.
The service is sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey and the Choir of the Chapel Royal,
St James’s Palace, (Joseph McHardy, Director of Music) under the direction of James O’Donnell. Organist and Master of the Choristers, Westminster Abbey.
The State Trumpeters of the Household Cavalry are led by Trumpet Major Julian Sandford.
The Fanfare Team of the Household Division Bands is conducted by Lieutenant Colonel David Barringer MBE, Commanding Officer, Household Division Bands.
The organ is played by Peter Holder, Sub-Organist, Westminster Abbey.

Before the service, the tenor bell is tolled every minute for 96 minutes, reflecting the years of Queen Elizabeth II’s life.
Members of Foreign Royal Families, Heads of State, and Overseas Government Representatives are received at the Great West Door by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster and are conducted totheir seats in the Lantern. All remain seated.
Music before the service:
Matthew Jorysz, Assistant Organist, Westminster Abbey, plays
Fantasia of four parts Orlando Gibbons (1583–1625)
Organist of Westminster Abbey 1623–25
Romanza (Symphony no 5 in D) Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
arranged by Robert Quinney (b 1976)
Reliqui domum meum Peter Maxwell Davies (1934–2016)
Meditation on ‘Brother James’s Air’ Harold Darke (1888–1976)
Prelude on ‘Ecce jam noctis’ Op 157 no 3 Healey Willan (1880–1968)
Psalm Prelude Set 1 no 2 Herbert Howells (1892–1983)
In the Country Op 194 no 2 Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924)
Fantasy on ‘O Paradise’ Malcolm Williamson (1931–2003)
Elegy Op 58 Edward Elgar (1857–1934)
arranged by Matthew Jorysz (b 1992)
The Sub-Organist plays
Andante espressivo (Sonata in G Op 28) Edward Elgar
Sospiri Op 70 Edward Elgar
arranged by Peter Holder (b 1990)
The Procession of Religious Representatives moves to places in the Nave and the Sacrarium. All
remain seated.
Verger
Mrs Marie van der Zyl
President, Board of Deputies of British Jews
Dr Shirin Fozdar-Faroudi
Representative of the Bahá’í Community
Mr Nemu Chandaria OBE
Representative of the Jain Community

Mr Malcolm Deboo
Representative of the Zoroastrian Community
The Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala
Representative of the Buddhist Community
The Lord Singh of Wimbledon CBE
Representative of the Sikh Community
Mr Rajnish Kashyap
General Secretary, Hindu Council UK
Mrs Aliya Azam MBE
Interfaith Co-ordinator, Al-Khoei Foundation
Shaykh Dr Asim Yusuf
Muslim Scholar
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis
Chief Rabbi of Great Britain and the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth
Verger
REPRESENTING THE CHURCHES OF WALES
The Reverend Simon Walkling
President, Free Church Council of Wales
The Most Reverend Andrew John
Archbishop of Wales
The Most Reverend Mark O’Toole
Archbishop of Cardiff
REPRESENTING THE CHURCHES OF SCOTLAND
The Right Reverend Dr Iain Greenshields
Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
The Most Reverend Leo Cushley
Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh
The Most Reverend Mark Strange
Primus, Scottish Episcopal Church
REPRESENTING THE CHURCHES OF NORTHERN IRELAND
The Reverend David Nixon
President,
Methodist Church in Ireland
The Reverend Ian Brown
Lead Minister, Martyrs Memorial
Free Presbyterian Church
The Right Reverend Dr John Kirkpatrick
Moderator, The Presbyterian Church in Ireland
The Most Reverend Dr Eamon Martin
Archbishop of Armagh
and Primate of All Ireland
The Most Reverend John McDowell
Archbishop of Armagh and Primate
of All Ireland and Metropolitan
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REPRESENTING THE CHURCHES IN ENGLAND
Pastor Agu Irukwu
Senior Pastor, Jesus House UK
Pastor Glyn Barrett
National Leader, Assemblies of God
The Reverend Canon Helen Cameron
Moderator, Free Churches Group
Ms Shermara Fletcher
Principal Officer for Pentecostal
and Charismatic Relations,
Churches Together in England
The Reverend Canon
Graham Thompson
President, Methodist Conference
His Eminence
Archbishop Angaelos
The Coptic Church in Great Britain
His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols
Archbishop of Westminster
His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas
Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain
Serjeant of the Vestry
The Very Reverend Professor David Fergusson OBE
Dean of the Thistle and of the Chapel Royal in Scotland
The Reverend Canon Paul Wright
Sub-Dean of His Majesty’s Chapels Royal
The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Dame Sarah Mullally DBE
Bishop of London and Dean of His Majesty’s Chapels Royal
The Right Reverend David Conner KCVO
Dean of Windsor
The Right Reverend James Newcome
Clerk of the Closet
The Right Reverend Dr John Inge
Lord High Almoner
Members of the Royal Family are received at the Great West Door by the Dean and Chapter of
Westminster and are conducted to their seats in the Lantern. All remain seated.
The Choir of Westminster Abbey and the Choir of the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, proceed to
places in the Nave and in Quire. All remain seated.
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O R D E R O F S E R V I C E
All stand as the Procession of the Coffin enters the Abbey.
The Choir of Westminster Abbey sings
THE SENTENCES
during which the Procession of the Coffin moves through the Abbey
AM the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he
were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never
die.
John 11: 25–26
KNOW that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the
earth: and though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see
God; whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another.
Job 19: 25–27
E brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.
William Croft (1678–1727) 1 Timothy 6: 7; Job 1: 21
Organist of Westminster Abbey 1708–27
The Choir of Westminster Abbey and the Choir of the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, sing
HOU knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts; shut not thy merciful ears unto our
prayer; but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and most
merciful Saviour, thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not, at our last hour, for
any pains of death, to fall from thee. Amen.
Henry Purcell (1659–95) The Book of Common Prayer 1549
Organist of Westminster Abbey 1679–95
HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are
the dead which die in the Lord: even so saith the Spirit; for they rest from their
labours. Amen.
William Croft Revelation 14: 13
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Beadle
The Choir of Westminster Abbey
Mr James O’Donnell
Organist and Master of the Choristers
Pursuivants and Heralds of Arms of Scotland:
March Falkland
Linlithgow Unicorn
Ormond Carrick
Rothesay Marchmont
Pursuivants and Heralds of Arms of England:
Portcullis Bluemantle
Rouge Dragon Wales
Norfolk Maltravers
Windsor York
Richmond
Kings of Arms:
Norroy and Ulster
King of Arms
Lord Lyon
King of Arms
Clarenceux
King of Arms
Lady Usher
of the Black Rod
Garter Principal
King of Arms
Household of Queen Elizabeth II:
Master of the Horse Lord Steward

Director of the
Royal Collection
Comptroller,
Lord Chamberlain’s Office
Master of the
Household
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Keeper of the Privy Purse Private Secretary
The Queen’s Page The Queen’s Page Palace Steward
Verger
The King’s Almsmen
Verger
Primatial Cross of York Primatial Cross of Canterbury
The Most Reverend and Right
Honourable Stephen Cottrell
Archbishop of York,
Primate of England and Metropolitan
The Most Reverend and Right
Honourable Justin Welby
Archbishop of Canterbury,
Primate of All England and Metropolitan
The Cross of Westminster and Lights
The Reverend Robert Latham
Minor Canon and Sacrist
The Reverend Mark Birch
Minor Canon and Precentor
Mr Paul Baumann CBE
Receiver General
Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE
High Bailiff of Westminster
Verger
The Venerable Tricia Hillas
Canon Steward and
Archdeacon of Westminster
The Reverend Dr James Hawkey
Canon Theologian
and Almoner
The Right Reverend Anthony Ball
Canon of Westminster and
Rector of St Margaret’s Church
The Reverend David Stanton
Sub-Dean and
Canon Treasurer
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Dean’s Verger
The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE
Dean of Westminster
Pall Bearers Pall Bearers
Lord Chamberlain Earl Marshal
HER MAJESTY’S COFFIN
surmounted by
The Imperial State Crown,
The Orb and The Sceptre
and borne by the
Bearer Party

The Queen Consort THE KING
Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence The Princess Royal
The Duke of York
The Countess of Wessex and Forfar The Earl of Wessex and Forfar
The Princess of Wales The Prince of Wales
Princess Charlotte of Wales Prince George of Wales
The Duchess of Sussex The Duke of Sussex
The Earl of Snowdon Mr Peter Phillips
The Duke of Gloucester
Prince Michael of Kent The Duke of Kent
Household of The former Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall:
Private Secretary Principal Private Secretary
Equerry Master of the Household
Household of The Prince and Princess of Wales:
Equerry

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