The bagpiper receding into the distance as the late Queen Elizabeth the Second was laid to rest in Saint George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, while Minnesotans joined an estimated four billion around the world to pay their last respects:

…”to take out of this transitory life unto His divine mercy, the late, most high, most mighty and most excellent monarch, Elizabeth the Second.”

“I won’t put her in any religious category, but clearly she has touched the hearts and minds of people all across the world.”

…Catherine Jordan with the British American Project in Minnesota.