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Baroness Thatcher’s Funeral Announced

9th April 2013
Posted by Gateway 97.8

Baroness Thatcher’s funeral will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral next Wednesday.

Britain’s longest serving prime minister and the only woman to hold the role will have a ceremonial funeral with military honours.

It is the same status as that accorded to the Queen Mother and Diana, Princess of Wales, although some Tories want a full state ceremony.

The funeral will be the first ceremonial funeral for a former prime minister the Queen has ever attended. She attended Sir Winston Churchill’s state ceremony in 1965.

 

Picture from Sky News

Picture from Sky News

 

EDITORIAL THANKS TO SKY NEWS