Princess Charlotte and Prince George Photographed with Aunt Meghan Markle at the Queen’s Funeral

Queen Elizabeth's great-grandchildren, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, played a big role in the late monarch’s funeral service on Monday.

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s eldest kids paid tribute to the queen by joining the royal family procession at Westminster Abbey—the site of the queen's 1953 coronation and where she married Prince Philip. The royal siblings followed the coffin behind their parents, King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort. And right behind them were their aunt and uncle, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (Their youngest brother, Prince Louis, was not in attendance.)

The royal siblings arrived in typical mourning fashion. George looked sharp in a dark navy suit and tie, while Charlotte donned a black wool coat and a matching hat with a velvet bow.

As they were leaving the ceremony, the duo was photographed with their aunt, Meghan Markle, who arrived in a black cape dress by Stella McCartney and a matching wide-brim hat.

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A host of political leaders and politicians from around the world joined the royal family in mourning Her Majesty, who passed away on September 8 at the age of 96. The service included Bible readings, prayers, traditional hymns and a sermon from Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury.

During his sermon, Welby said, "The grief of this day —felt not only by the late Queen’s family but all round the nation, Commonwealth and the world—arises from her abundant life and loving service, now gone from us."

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He continued, "She was joyful, present to so many, touching a multitude of lives. We pray especially for all her family, grieving as every family at a funeral—including so many families round the world who have themselves lost someone recently—but in this family’s case doing so in the brightest spotlight."

Our deepest condolences to the royal family.

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