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Royal tradition of wearing veils is observed at late Queen’s state funeral

The long and heavy veils worn by royal mourners at the last state funeral of monarch King George VI in 1952 were a sign of the past at Monday’s funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II. The choice of veils by the Princess of Wales and Queen Consort did not entirely cover faces or heads, but instead were delicate symbols of sorrow, with lace and...

20 Sept 2022