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19th Sep 2022

Queen’s funeral viewers shocked after spotting spider crawling across coffin

April Curtin

‘Bro there’s a spider running across the card on the queen’s coffin’

Eagle-eyed viewers who tuned in to watch the Queen’s funeral got quite the shock when they spotted a pretty big spider crawling across her coffin.

Footage of the creepy crawly running across a card resting on top of the late monarch’s coffin circulated social media after it aired on Monday morning.

“Bro there’s a spider running across the card on the queen’s coffin,” one spectator wrote on Twitter.

The creature was spotted on the coffin as it was carried into Westminster Abbey, where 2,000 people were in attendance for the funeral.

It included 500 presidents, prime ministers and foreign royals from around the world, many of whom took a school-trip like bus to the abbey.

Canadian Prime Minister [PM] Justin Trudeau, Australian PM Anthony Albanese and New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern were amongst leaders who travelled to the Queen’s funeral by bus on Monday morning.

Trudeau said that “a lot of great conversations happen on the bus”, while Ardern said she didn’t think the bus travel warranted “too much fuss”.

US President Joe Biden was allowed to skip the coach trip, and UK PM Liz Truss also arrived in a separate convoy.

Once the service and procession has ended, the Queen’s coffin will be taken to Windsor for a private ceremony, where her body will be buried.

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