This was indeed a glorious display of pageantry and dignity.
The celebrations would continue for a full week, filled with pomp and pageantry .
The emotions that poured forth at that death and the glorious pageantry that surrounded her funeral showed the true heart of her countrymen.
Readers have brought in their own mementoes of previous days of pomp and pageantry .
The pomp and pageantry seemed to affect our lads quite a bit and they appeared sluggish and nervous at the beginning of the game.
Thousands of visitors are set to descend on York when the five-day festival of horse racing and pageantry comes to the city in June next year.
The ceremony and pageantry of the last week was not simply a way of saying goodbye to a much-loved person.
It will all be done tastefully - as a nation we do heritage and pageantry well - and tears will no doubt be shed for a shared loss.
That was followed by dozens of special events including readings, plays, pageantry and exhibitions.
The 90 minute video features music, song, dance and pageantry as well as the opening ceremony itself.