Final Up to date: September 15, 2022, 16:29 IST
With a sea of people that had gathered from all throughout Britain, Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin left Buckingham Palace for Westminster Corridor at 2:22 pm on Wednesday. Whereas the timing of leaving the palace might have been a minute or earlier, individuals have been curious as to why the Queen’s coffin left at precisely 2:22 pm.
Whereas Buckingham Palace has not confirmed any purpose behind selecting a selected timing to depart for Westminster Corridor, a Each day Mail report means that it might have been a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II’s father King George VI. After the demise of King George VI, the bells at Westminster Abbey sounded and the Sebastopol bell, which is rung solely when a sovereign dies, chimed 56 times- one for every year of his life. The bells stopped chiming at precisely 2:22 pm
One other potential purpose behind the timing might have been a reference to the Platinum Jubilee of the monarch which was celebrated in February – the second month of the year- 2022.
Nevertheless, royal biographer Robert Lacey doesn’t imagine that any of those causes couldn’t be behind the timing of the coffin leaving the palace. “It would have been rigorously paced out. It’s not plucked out of the air,” he stated and added that the coffin left the palace at 2:22 pm to make sure the arrival at Westminster Corridor at 3 pm.
For some Christians, the quantity 222 holds a particular place because it signifies unity and love and a private relationship with God.
Jesus Christ can also be believed to have died on the Cross at 3 pm. This indicated that the time of two.22 pm might have been chosen to make sure the procession arrives at Westminster Corridor on the identical time.
Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin might be at Westminster Corridor for most of the people to pay their final respect until her funeral on Monday, September 19.