Rehearsal for Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Ahead of the public funeral planned for Wednesday, members of Britain's armed forces and clergy at St. Paul's Cathedral rehearsed the procession and service for Britain's former "Iron Lady."

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A full military rehearsal for the funeral procession walks by for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A full military rehearsal for the funeral procession walks by for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage towards St Paul's Cathedral during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage towards St Paul's Cathedral during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage towards St Paul's Cathedral during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage towards St Paul's Cathedral during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried out during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside from St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Rehearsal For The Funeral Procession For Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried out during a full military rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral procession for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside from St Paul's Cathedral in the early morning on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage during a rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage during a rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage during a rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A flag draped coffin is carried on a gun carriage during a rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Members of a military honour guard wait to take part in a rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Members of a military honour guard wait to take part in a rehearsal for the ceremonial funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Artist Kaya Mar stands with his latest painting depicting the funeral of Baroness Thatcher entitled 'A Nation Divided' outside the Houses of Parliament on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17, 2013. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Artist Kaya Mar stands with his latest painting depicting the funeral of Baroness Thatcher entitled 'A Nation Divided' outside the Houses of Parliament on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17, 2013. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Police officers look out from Houses of Parliament on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17, 2013. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Police officers look out from Houses of Parliament on April 15, 2013 in London, England. Lady Thatcher's coffin will be carried on a gun carriage though the City of London to St Paul's cathedral where a funeral service will be held on April 17, 2013. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A visitor walks past the 'Great West Door' inside St Paul's Cathedral ahead of the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A visitor walks past the 'Great West Door' inside St Paul's Cathedral ahead of the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: The Lord Mayor of London, Roger Gifford takes part in a rehearsal for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margerat Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: The Lord Mayor of London, Roger Gifford takes part in a rehearsal for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margerat Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: The Lord Mayor of London, Roger Gifford takes part in a rehearsal for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margerat Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: The Lord Mayor of London, Roger Gifford takes part in a rehearsal for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margerat Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: The Lord Mayor of London, Roger Gifford takes part in a rehearsal for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: The Lord Mayor of London, Roger Gifford takes part in a rehearsal for the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A visitor walks past Admiral Lord Nelson's tomb, in the Crypt in St Paul's Cathedral ahead of the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Preparations Ahead Of Funeral Of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A visitor walks past Admiral Lord Nelson's tomb, in the Crypt in St Paul's Cathedral ahead of the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 15, 2013 in London, England. On Wednesday April 17, over 2,000 guests including global political figures and celebrities will attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral. The service will include 700 serving Armed Forces personnel, and will be led by the Band of the Royal Marines. The 87 year-old former prime minister died after suffering a stroke on April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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