Camilla, the Queen Consort, looked solemn but sullen as she joined her husband the King. Charles III At a vigil for the Queen in Edinburgh this evening.
Camilla, 75, and Sophie Countess of Wessex, 57, both looked downcast as they looked on at their husbands, who stood holding hands as they headed to the floor.
Camilla, the Queen’s consort, looked solemn as she attended a vigil for the late Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh.
The wife of King Charles III has remained by her husband’s side since his loss, providing support and care.
At the wake he looked at the coffin for a moment before bowing and looking away.
Despite the severity of the situation, he kept his emotions firmly under control.
Members of the public continue to file past St Giles’ Cathedral, where Her Majesty’s coffin lies in state.
Following a 10-minute vigil, Camilla left the cathedral with her husband, walking down the stairs by his side.
The couple have made several high profile appearances since the Queen’s death at the age of 96.
Camilla, 75, has been by her husband’s side since her mother’s death on Thursday September 9. She joined her at the Princess’s Vigil along with her three siblings
Camilla wore a black midi dress for the wake, accessorized with a matching jacket, large pearl necklace and a thistle brooch.
The Queen Consort joined Sophie, Countess of Wessex at St Giles Cathedral. The pair looked solemn and only looked briefly at the coffin
In his first speech as king, Charles paid tribute to his wife’s unwavering support.
After a brief procession, King Charles III, Anne, the princess, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward each bowed their heads at the four corners of the oak coffin in a ceremony known as the Princes’ Vigil.
The Duke of York briefly closed his eyes during the 10-minute vigil, while the Princess Royal and the Earl of Wessex kept their eyes fixed on the floor. The king – his eyes wet – folded his arms and looked at the floor as members of the public filed past.
The King and his family stood flanked by four well-suited members of the Royal Company of Archers, who stood guard in tall plumed hats and armed with arrows and quivers.
Camilla, Queen Consort arrives to hold a vigil at St Giles Cathedral, as a member of the public procession in honor of Queen Elizabeth II
The Countess of Wessex, the Queen Consort, the Princess, the Duke of York and King Charles III attend a vigil at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin lies in repose
Camilla looked downcast as she rejoined her husband King Charles III as they left the cathedral after the service.
Earlier in the day, the Queen Consort attended the Queen’s Thanksgiving in Edinburgh with King Charles III, his sibling, the Countess of Wessex and Princess Anne’s husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence.
As the Queen’s casket made its way to St Giles, Camilla followed the procession in a carriage, where she was dismayed.
As the coffin was lifted out of earshot, the Queen Consort grew concerned.
It was carried through the cathedral, as the choir sang You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is on you.
The Queen’s coffin was then placed on a wooden catafalque as the congregation continued to stand.
At this point, the king, queen consort and other members of the royal family took their seats beside the coffin.
Tomorrow the Queen will make her final journey to London, where King Charles III and Camilla will follow.
Camilla, the Queen Consort, looked downcast as she attended a tribute to the Queen in Edinburgh
Camilla, 75, appeared emotional as she followed the procession of Queen Elizabeth’s coffin from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles Cathedral earlier today.
Senior members of the royal family follow the Queen’s coffin into the cathedral (pictured L-R: King Charles III, the Princess Royal, the Queen Consort, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward)