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The queen died Sept. 8 in Scotland after an unprecedented 70 years on the throne. Here's what we know about her upcoming state funeral. RELATED: Royal family marches Queen Elizabeth II's coffin to Westminster Hall https://youtu.be/L1Y87niJ_Kw As many people in the United Kingdom and around the world mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II, British officials and the country’s royal family are preparing for a host of memorials, including the queen's funeral next week. Like so many proceedings associated with the royal family, the coffin itself carries a specific history with it: It was made decades ago with a liner of lead that makes it especially heavy. » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh » Watch more on this and other topics from USA TODAY: https://bit.ly/3QLsBqi » USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR. #queenelizabeth #royalfamily #monarch

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