Britain Queen Elizabeth II Died, London Bridge, Queen Elizabeth II Passes Away at 96: The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland and forms part of the royal coat of arms along with the lion of England.
Queen Elizabeth Second Death News: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday. Now preparations are going on for the funeral of the Queen. Elizabeth II became Queen at the age of just 25. She was the Queen of Britain for the last 70 years. However, the codename was already kept for the Queen’s death.
If the Queen died at Balmoral, the funeral would be called “Operation London Bridge”. At the same time, part of his death plan in his favorite castle in Scotland was given the codename ‘Operation Unicorn’. It was first reported by The Guardian in 2017 and later by Politico in 2021.
The Queen’s death has already been communicated to other governments, where she was head of state, after having been informed as planned by British PM Liz Truss. After this, 38 other countries of the Commonwealth were informed about this.
The Queen’s coffin is likely to be taken to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. A ceremonial procession is also included for St Giles’ Cathedral on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, the Guardian reports. The coffin will then be taken to London. The Politico report also mentioned the possibility of taking the coffin to London by royal train. Prime Minister Liz Truss along with members of her cabinet will receive his body in London. He will then be cremated at Westminster Abbey.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted: “It is with a heavy heart that we have received information about the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning Queen of Canada . She was a constant presence in our lives and her service to the Canadian people will always be an important part of our nation’s history.” Even though Canada is politically independent, the British monarchy is still part of its political system.
During his reign, 15 British Prime Ministers were elected, from Sir Winston Churchill to Liz Truss. Along with this, 14 US Presidents were also elected. On 9 September 2015, Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria’s record.