Updated: Sep 22, 2022
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Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral concludes with an emotional Bagpipe Service
The service concluded with the Queen's official piper playiong a final tune. Pipe Major Paul Burns played a final lament, "A Salute to the Royal Fendersmith," as the Queen's coffin was lowered into the Royal Vault at St. George's Chapel according to MSN.COM. According to sources, the Queen's piper "played a 15-minute tune every morning for the Queen wherever she was."
This solemn ending was fitting for the Queen of Scotland, the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the many other countries.
Clan Baird Commander Makes the Front-Page News
The Daily Telegraph recognized the Commander of Clan Baird, Richard Baird, as the Queen's remains left to travel Edinburgh. Our Commander, a Royal Archer and Bodyguard to the Monarch was alongside three Lord Lieutenants from Aberdeenshire and Kircardinshire.
King Charles III Dresses in Highland Wear for the Queen's funeral in Scotland
The King and his siblings kept the prince's vigil for the Queen. The King, dressed in Highland wear, showed poise, style, and nobility while representing Scotland. This is not the first time the King wore a kilt as he had attended the Royal Braemar Highland Games prior to the Queen's passing.
King Charles III has connection to Scotland and not just as King
As a young man, he wrote a story set in Scotland called The Old Man of Lochnagar. The book made into a TV broadcast in which the King, then Prince of Wales, narrated the entire book in Gaelic. This was not his first foray in Celtic languages as the King had studied Welsh in College when he was younger.