Obtain the total order of service right here
Earlier than the Service the organ shall be performed by the Organ Scholar, Miss Miriam Reveley.
Thereafter the Assistant Director of Music, Mr. Luke Bond, will play:
Schmucke dich, O liebe Seele (BWV 654) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
OTraurigkeit, O Herzeleid Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944)
Grasp Tallis’s Testomony Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Psalm Prelude Set 1,No. 1 Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Psalm Prelude Set 1,No. 2 Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Melody (Three Items) Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
Andante Sostenuto (Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70) Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
The Tree of Peace JudithWeir (b. 1954)
Nimrod (Variations On An Authentic Theme, Op.36) Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) organized by SirWilliam H. Harris
Prelude Sir William H. Harris (1883-1973)
Sheep Could Safely Graze (BWV 208) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) organized by Stainton de B.Taylor
Rhosymedre Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
In the course of the Service the Choir of St George’s Chapel shall be performed by Mr. James Vivian, Director of Music and the organ shall be performed by Mr. Luke Bond, Assistant Director of Music.
The Service is led by The Proper Reverend David Conner, KCVO, Dean of Windsor.
The Blessing shall be pronounced by The Most Reverend and The Proper Honourable Justin Welby, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England and Metropolitan.
At 1.00pm members of the Congregation are admitted to the Chapel by means of the South Door and are directed to their seats by the Stewards and the Ushers.
At 3.10pm all stand because the Canons of Windsor, accompanied by The Archbishop of Canterbury and The Archbishop of York, transfer to the West Steps of the Chapel by means of the North Quire Gate and Centre Aisle. All then sit.
At 3.15pm all stand because the Clerk of the Closet and Head of Her Majesty’s School of Chaplains, Dean of the Chapels Royal, Sub-Dean of the Chapels Royal, Dean of the Chapel Royal in Scotland, Chaplain of the King’s Chapel of the Savoy, Rector of Sandringham, Chaplain of the Chapel Royal Hampton Courtroom Palace, Chaplain of the Chapels Royal HM Tower of London, Minister of Crathie Kirk, the Lord Excessive Almoner and the Navy Knights of Windsor transfer in Procession by means of the North Nave Aisle and the Centre Aisle to their seats within the Quire and Nave. All then sit.
At 3.15pm His Majesty’s Physique Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gents at Arms and The King’s Physique Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard, having entered by means of the North Quire Aisle and the North Nave Aisle, will take up their positions within the Nave.
At 3.25pm all stand as Members of the Royal Household, having arrived at Galilee Porch the place they’re obtained by the Dean of Windsor, transfer by means of the North Nave Aisle to seats within the Quire, led by Gents Ushers to The King.
At 3.45pm all stand because the Director of Music, the Choir of St George’s Chapel and the Succentor transfer from the North Quire Aisle to their locations within the Quire.All then sit.
At 3.53pm The State Hearse halts on the backside of the West Steps.
At 4.00pm the Coffin Procession enters the Chapel:
Gentleman Usher, Gentleman Usher
Portcullis Pursuivant, Bluemantle Pursuivant
Rouge Dragon Pursuivant, Wales Herald Extraordinary
Norfolk Herald Extraordinary, Maltravers Herald Extraordinary
Windsor Herald, York Herald
Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, Lord Lyon King of Arms, Clarenceux King of Arms
Woman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter Principal King of Arms
Captain, The King’s Physique Guard of The Yeomen of the Guard, Captain Common, The King’s Physique Guard for Scotland (Royal Firm of Archers), Captain, His Majesty’s Physique Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gents at Arms
Vice Chamberlain of the Family, Comptroller of the Family, Treasurer of the Family
Gentleman Usher, Gentleman Usher
Family of Queen Elizabeth II
Grasp of the Horse, Lord Steward
Director of the Royal Assortment, Comptroller, Lord Chamberlain’s Workplace, Grasp of the Family
Keeper of the Privy Purse, Non-public Secretary
Deputy Non-public Secretary, Deputy Non-public Secretary
The Queen’s Web page, The Queen’s Web page, Palace Steward
The Reverend Canon Dr Mark Powell, The Reverend Canon Martin Ballot, The Reverend Canon Dr Hueston Finlay
The Archbishop of Canterbury
Lord Chamberlain, Earl Marshal
Her Majesty’s coffin surmounted by The Imperial State Crown, The Orb and The Sceptre borne by the Bearer Occasion preceded by the Pall Bearers (Service Equerries to The Queen)
The Queen Consort, The King
Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Princess Royal
The Countess of Wessex and Forfar, The Earl of Wessex and Forfar
The Princess of Wales, The Prince of Wales
The Duchess of Sussex, The Duke of Sussex
The Earl of Snowdon, Mr Peter Phillips
Prince Michael of Kent, The Duke of Kent
Colonel Coldstream Guards, Gold Stick in Ready
Subject Officer in Brigade Ready, Silver Stick in Ready
Family of the previous Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall
Non-public Secretary, Principal Non-public Secretary
Equerry, Grasp of the Family
Family of The Prince and Princess of Wales
Main Common Commanding the Family Division, Defence Companies Secretary
All stand because the Coffin passes via the West Door and strikes in Procession to the Quire because the Choir sings
I’ll raise up mine eyes unto the hills: from whence cometh my assist.
My assist cometh even from the Lord: who hath made heaven and earth.
He won’t undergo thy foot to be moved:
and he that keepeth thee won’t sleep.
Behold, he that keepeth Israel: shall neither slumber nor sleep.
The Lord himself is thy keeper: the Lord is thy defence upon thy proper hand;
In order that the solar shall not burn thee by day: neither the moon by evening.
The Lord shall protect thee from all evil:
yea, it’s even he that shall maintain thy soul.
The Lord shall protect thy going out, and thy coming in:
from this time forth for evermore.
Glory be to the Father: and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
Because it was to start with, is now, and ever shall be: world with out finish. Amen.
Music: Sir Henry Walford Davies, KCVO, OBE (1869-1941), someday Organist, St George’s Chapel
All then sit because the Choir sings
The Russian Contakion of the Departed
Give relaxation, O Christ, to thy servant with thy Saints:
the place sorrow and ache are not any extra; neither sighing however life eternal.
Thou solely artwork immortal, the Creator and Maker of man:
And we’re mortal, fashioned of the earth, and unto earth lets return:
For therefore thou didst ordain, when thou createdst me, saying,
Mud thou artwork, and unto mud shalt thou return.
All we go right down to the mud; and, weeping o’er the grave we make our tune:
Alleluya, alleluya, alleluya.
Give relaxation, O Christ, to thy servant with thy Saints:
The place sorrow and ache are not any extra; neither sighing however life eternal.
Phrases: Translated William J. Birkbeck (1869-1916) Music: Kiev Melody
edited by SirWalter Parratt, KCVO (1841-1924), someday Organist, St George’s Chapel
All stand because the Dean of Windsor says
We’ve come collectively to commit into the fingers of God the soul of his servant Queen Elizabeth. Right here, in St George’s Chapel, the place she so usually
worshipped, we’re certain to bring to mind somebody whose uncomplicated but
profound Christian Religion bore a lot fruit. Fruit, in a lifetime of unstinting service to the Nation, the Commonwealth and the broader world, but additionally (and particularly to be remembered on this place) in kindness, concern and reassuring take care of her household and mates and neighbours. Within the midst of our quickly altering and continuously troubled world, her calm and dignified presence has given us confidence to face the longer term, as she did, with braveness and with hope. As, with grateful hearts, we replicate on these and all the numerous different methods wherein her lengthy life has been a blessing to us, we pray that God will give us grace to honour her reminiscence by following her instance, and that, with our sister Elizabeth, on the final, we will know the thrill of life everlasting.
All my hope on God is based;
He doth nonetheless my belief renew.
Me via change and likelihood he guideth,
Calls my coronary heart to be his personal.
God’s nice goodness aye endureth,
Deep his knowledge, passing thought:
Splendour, mild and life attend him,
Magnificence springeth out of naught.
New-born worlds rise and adore.
Each day doth th’Almighty giver
Bounteous items on us bestow;
His want our soul delighteth,
Pleasure leads us the place we go.
Pleasure doth wait on his command.
Nonetheless from man to God everlasting
Sacrifice of reward be achieved,
Excessive above all praises praising
For the present of Christ his Son.
Ye who comply with shall not fall.
Phrases: Robert Bridges, OM (1844-1930) primarily based on the German of Joachim Neander (1650-80) Music: ‘Michael’ Herbert Howells, CH, CBE (1892-1983)
Learn by the Dean of Windsor, Register of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
I noticed a brand new heaven and a brand new earth: for the primary heaven and the primary earth have been handed away; and there was no extra sea. And I John noticed the holy metropolis, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, ready as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a fantastic voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with males, and he’ll dwell with them, and so they shall be his individuals, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no extra demise, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any extra ache: for the previous issues are handed away. And he that sat upon the throne stated, Behold, I make all issues new. And he stated unto me, Write: for these phrases are true and devoted. And he stated unto me, It’s achieved. I’m Alpha and Omega, the start and the tip. I’ll give unto him that’s athirst of the fountain
of the water of life freely. He that overcometh shall inherit all issues; and I shall be his God, and he shall be my son.
Learn by the Rector of Sandringham, the Minister of Crathie Kirk
and the Chaplain of the Royal Chapel,Windsor Nice Park.
Keep in mind, O Lord, thy servant Elizabeth who has gone earlier than us with the signal
of religion, and now rests in sleep. In accordance with thy guarantees, grant unto her, and
to all who repose in Christ, refreshment, mild and peace; via the identical Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Merciful Father and Lord of all life, we reward thee that thou hast made us in
thine picture and that we replicate thy reality and light-weight. We give particular thanks for
the lifetime of thy daughter Elizabeth, for the mercy she obtained from thee, and for the instance that via her lifetime of service, love and religion, she has set earlier than our eyes. Above all, we rejoice at thy gracious promise to all thy servants, dwelling and departed, that we will rise once more on the coming of our Saviour Jesus Christ. We pray that, in due time, we might share with our sister that clearer imaginative and prescient when we will see thy face in the identical Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
O Father of all, we pray to thee for these whom we love, however see not.
Grant them peace; let mild perpetual shine upon them; and, in thy loving
knowledge and almighty energy, work in them the nice functions of thy excellent will; via Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
O Lord, assist us all of the day lengthy of this troublous life, till the shades
lengthen and the night comes, the busy world is hushed, the fever of life is
over and our work is completed; then Lord, in thy mercy, grant us protected lodging, a holy relaxation, and peace on the final; via Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lord God Almighty, King of creation, bless our King and all Members of the
Royal Household. Could godliness be their steerage, might sanctity be their energy,
might peace on earth be the fruit of their labours, and their pleasure in heaven thine everlasting present; via Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
God save our gracious Sovereign and all of the Companions, dwelling and departed,
of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. Amen.
Our Father, which artwork in heaven, Hallowed be thy Identify; Thy kingdom come; Thy shall be achieved; In earth as it’s in heaven. Give us this present day our day by day bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass towards us. And lead us not into temptation; However ship us from evil. For thine is the dominion,The ability, and the glory, Without end. Amen.
All sit because the Choir sings
Convey us, O Lord God, at our final awakening
into the home and gate of heaven,
to enter into that gate and dwell in that home,
the place there shall be no darkness nor dazzling,
no noise nor silence, however one equal music;
no fears nor hopes, however one equal possession;
no ends nor beginnings, however one equal eternity;
within the habitation of thy glory and dominion,
Phrases: John Donne (1572-1631) Music: Sir William Henry Harris, KCVO (1883-1973), someday Organist, St George’s Chapel
All stand for the presentation, in silence, of the Devices of State, to be obtained by the Dean of Windsor, from the Queen’s Bargemaster and a Serjeant of Arms, who locations them on the Excessive Altar.
Christ is made the certain basis,
And the dear corner-stone,
Who, the 2 partitions underlying,
Sure in every, binds each in a single,
Holy Sion’s assist for ever,
And her confidence alone.
To this temple, the place we name thee,
Come, O Lord of hosts, at the moment;
With thy wonted loving-kindness,
Hear thy individuals as they pray;
And thy fullest benediction
Shed inside its partitions for ay.
Right here vouchsafe to all thy servants
Items of grace by prayer to realize;
Right here to have and maintain for ever,
These good issues their prayers acquire,
And hereafter, in thy glory,
With thy blessed ones to reign.
Laud and honour to the Father,
Laud and honour to the Son,
Laud and honour to the Spirit,
One in love, and One in splendour,
Whereas endless ages run. Amen.
Phrases: Latin seventh century Music: ‘Westminster Abbey’ Tailored from
Translated John M.Neale (1818-66) the Alleluyas in Purcell’s’0 God, Thou artwork my God’ for Belville in The Psalmist 1843
On the finish of the hymn, The Queen’s Firm Camp Color is positioned on the Coffin by The King having obtained it from the Regimental Lieutenant Colonel Grenadier Guards.
The Lord Chamberlain breaks his Wand which is positioned upon the Coffin.
Because the Coffin is lowered the Dean of Windsor says
Like as a father pitieth his personal youngsters:
even so is the Lord merciful unto them that concern him.
For he knoweth whereof we’re made:
he remembereth that we’re however mud.
The times of man are however as grass:
for he flourisheth as a flower of the sphere.
For as quickly because the wind goeth over it, it’s gone:
and the place thereof shall comprehend it no extra.
However the merciful goodness of the Lord endureth with no sign of ending
and his righteousness upon youngsters’s youngsters.
Go forth upon thy journey from this world,
Within the title of God the Father Almighty who created thee;
Within the title of Jesus Christ who suffered for thee;
Within the title of the Holy Spirit who strengtheneth thee.
In communion with the blessed saints,
and aided by Angels and Archangels,
and all of the armies of the heavenly host,
might thy portion this present day be in peace,
and thy dwelling within the heavenly Jerusalem.
Garter King of Arms proclaims
The Kinds and Titles of Queen Elizabeth II
Thus it hath happy Almighty God to take out of this transitory life unto His
Divine Mercy the late Most Excessive, Most Mighty, and Most Glorious Monarch,
Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the UK of Nice Britain and Northern Eire and of Her different Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Religion, and Sovereign of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.
The Queen’s Piper performs a lament from the North Quire Aisle.
A Salute to the Royal Fendersmith Pipe Main James M. Banks (b. 1946)
Allow us to humbly beseech Almighty God to bless with lengthy life, well being and honour,
and all worldly happiness the Most Excessive, Most Mighty and Most Glorious Monarch, our Sovereign Lord, now, by the Grace of God, of the UK of Nice Britain and Northern Eire and of His different Realms and Territories King, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Religion, and Sovereign of the Most Noble Order of the Garter. God Save The King
All stay standing because the Archbishop of Canterbury pronounces
Go forth into the world in peace;
Be of fine braveness, maintain quick that which is sweet,
render to nobody evil for evil; strengthen the fainthearted,
assist the weak, assist the stricken, honour all individuals,
love and serve the Lord, rejoicing within the energy of the Holy Spirit;
And the blessing of God Almighty,
the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit
be amongst you and stay with you at all times. Amen.
God save our gracious King,
Lengthy dwell our noble King,
Prelude and Fugue in C minor (BWV 546) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
All stay standing as The King and The Queen Consort, preceded by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York and accompanied by the Dean of Windsor, transfer to the Galilee Porch. On the Galilee Porch the Archbishop of York, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Windsor take their go away.
Different members of the Royal Household, escorted by the Canons of Windsor, transfer to the Galilee Porch, the place the Canons, the Archbishop of York, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Windsor take their go away
Members of International Royal Households, Governors Generals and Realm Prime Ministers, escorted by Gents Ushers, transfer to the West Doorways.
The Choir and Succentor go away the Quire by means of the Organ Display screen. The Clergy go away by means of the North Quire Gate. The Congregation sits.
His Majesty’s Physique Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gents at Arms and The King’s Physique Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard transfer by means of the Centre Aisle, the North Nave Aisle and the North Quire Aisle to the Cloisters.
The Congregation shall be requested by the Stewards and the Ushers to depart the Chapel.