Updated Sep 17, 2022 - World

In photos: Queen Elizabeth II's grandchildren hold vigil for late monarch

Prince William, Prince of Wales, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, arrive in military uniforms to hold a vigil for their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.
Prince William, Prince of Wales, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, arrive to hold a vigil in honor of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall on Sept. 17 in London. Photo: Aaron Chown-WPA Pool/Getty Images

The eight grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II stood in silent vigil beside her coffin Saturday at Westminster Hall, in the latest moment honoring the late monarch.

The big picture: Thousands have turned out to visit the Queen as she lies in state. The line reached five miles on Friday and visitors had to be turned away.

In Photos
Britain's Prince Harry (left), Duke of Sussex, James, Viscount Severn, and Britain's Princess Eugenie of York mount a vigil around the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo: Ian Vogler-Pool/AFP
A sketch artist draws Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Princess Eugenie of York, Princess Beatrice of York, Peter Phillips, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Windsor, and James, Viscount Severn, as they hold a vigil in honor of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall on Sept. 17 in London. Photo: Aaron Chown-WPA Pool/Getty Images
Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Princess Eugenie of York, Princess Beatrice of York, Peter Phillips, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Windsor, and James, Viscount Severn, arrive to hold a vigil in honor of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall on Sept. 17. Photo: Aaron Chown-WPA Pool/Getty Images
Edward, Earl of Wessex (right) and Sophie, Countess of Wessex (center) watch from the gallery as Queen Elizabeth II's grandchildren hold a vigil in honor of Queen Elizabeth II in London. Photo: Aaron Chown-WPA Pool/Getty Images
Queen Elizabeth II's grandchildren (left to right) Zara Tindall, Lady Louise, Princess Beatrice, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Princess Eugenie, Viscount Severn, Peter Phillips and Prince William, Prince of Wales, hold a vigil beside the coffin of their grandmother as it lies in state on the catafalque inside Westminster Hall on Sept. 17 in London. Photo: Aaron Chown-WPA Pool/Getty Images
Prince William, Prince of Wales, holds a vigil in honor of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall on Sept. 17. Photo: Yui Mok-WPA Pool/Getty Images
Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Princess Eugenie of York, Princess Beatrice of York, Peter Phillips, Zara Tindall, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn, arrive to hold a vigil honoring their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Hall in London on Sept. 17. Photo: Aaron Chown-WPA Pool/Getty Images
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