Skip to comments.Baroness Thatcher to receive ceremonial but not state funeral
Posted on 04/08/2013 6:31:20 PM PDT by brityank
Baroness Thatcher to receive ceremonial but not state funeral
Baroness Thatcher will receive a ceremonial funeral with full military honours at St Pauls Cathedral, it has been announced.
The funeral will have official status, similar to that accorded to the funeral of the Queen Mother, but it will not be a full state funeral in line with her own wishes and those of her family.
Lady Thatcher will not lie in state and there will be no military fly-past.
Full details of the ceremony will be announced in coming days but Downing Street said a wide and diverse range of people and groups with connections to Lady Thatcher would be invited.
The statement added: The service will be followed by a private cremation. All the arrangements being put in place are in line with wishes of Lady Thatcher's family.
On the day of the funeral, Lady Thatchers coffin will begin its journey from the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft in the Palace of Westminster, the place she dominated for more than a decade.
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Not yet. There’s a lot of planning that has to be done in the next 24 hours. Should see something by Wednesday morning, I’d guess.
It will be a dignified British affair...what we all can do is BE like Lady Thatcher and bust the nuts of these fascist liberal nabobs and take the culture back.
She would approve.
IF that’s what you meant...
well I’m sickened and many I know are and she was one who took her own party on and since I grew up with her in charge I remember her well , however the unions and commies hated her with a passion and the media will do anything now to try and reduce her fame and I’ve already seen Bashir do this.
She took her own party and was forced out and who does that remind you of?
Thanks Maggie for selling off the trains, bus service etc and standing up to the commies and the unions, infact the unions have not still got over that and have been weakened so much by her today
wasn;t it nice when we had two leaders who took their jobs with maturity and had commons sense.
Hey GOP you could have had Sarah etc but like the Tories you force the good out and stick with the ole boys and girls elitist types who like to reach out
I will puke my guts up if zero’s there. I’ve managed to avoid looking at him for 5 years but I’ll be forced to watch him if he’s there.
Wish I could go......
Lady Thatcher was defeated as PM by her own party Tories, not Labour or the voters. She led, not followed!
Look to see liberal dancing in the street and mocking her funeral at every turn.
I know, right?
She’s CONSERVATIVE even in death.
I think Lech Walesa will be there.
Thanks so much. I appreciate your updates. Thanks for posting.
Did anyone expect the communists running Britain now to accord her full honors? And if so, what are you smoking?
I am so glad I went to see Reagan in state, took off work last second and went with my sister (RIP). We are fortunate to live near the capital. At least I can feel that small connection with Ms Maggie. I just want to see something on TV live.
You’re welcome; thanks for looking.
She was a towering personality that enlivened politics across the globe, and we are diminished by her loss. I think her contribution to Western Civilization will be on a close par with Reagan and Churchill.
I would also expect to see Bush41 and Mulroney there.
Interesting comments in the Liverpool Echo.
It shows the politics there with some quite spiteful comments from politicians.
Sending a soiled diaper would be more respectable that sending Joey the Fruitcake or, for that matter, anyone else in the Traitorobama regime.
Why isn't there a place for her in Westminster Abbey?
Please not next to Darwin...