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The lying-in-state began on Friday 5 April, once the Queen Mother's coffin had arrived at Westminster Hall. Up until 0600 BST on Tuesday the public were allowed to pay their last respects to the Queen Mother. An estimated 200,000 people did so. Choose the link on the left hand side to find out more about the ceremony.


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