Mourners line streets for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral; Grave dancers protest [pics]

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Thatcher’s coffin on a gun carriage on the journey to St Paul’s [PICTURE] twitter.com/GuidoFawkes/st…

— Guido Fawkes (@GuidoFawkes) April 17, 2013

Mourners lined the funeral procession route as a horse-drawn carriage carried Margaret Thatcher’s coffin through London to St. Paul’s Cathedral on Wednesday.

Wiping away tears at Margaret Thatcher funeral. @reuters photo by Kevin Coombs. bit.ly/17G3D1Pyfrog.com/ocebpup

— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) April 17, 2013

An aerial view of the procession moving along Fleet Street. #thatcher twitter.com/richwilliamssk…

— Richard Williams (@richwilliamssky) April 17, 2013

PIC: streets along funeral route now packed with mourners #thatcher twitter.com/chrislindsay_/…

— Chris Lindsay (@chrislindsay_) April 17, 2013

Now crowds as far as you can see #thatcher funeral twitter.com/MaxFosterCNN/s…

— Max Foster (@MaxFosterCNN) April 17, 2013

Such an incredible moment when the entire crowd fell silent as the coffin of Lady Thatcher went past! Rest in peace! twitter.com/duxy95/status/…

— duxyduxy (@duxy95) April 17, 2013

The gathered crowds applauded and some threw flowers as Baroness Thatcher’s coffin drove past Downing St: twitter.com/AliBunkallSKY/…

— Alistair Bunkall (@AliBunkallSKY) April 17, 2013

Margaret #Thatcher funeral: supporters travel thousands of miles to pay their respects soa.li/qpKrDvl twitter.com/Telegraph/stat…

— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) April 17, 2013

After the death parties last week, it’s no surprise that shameful, childish protesters were among the crowds of spectators watching the Iron Lady’s funeral procession.

Protest at #Thatcher funeral.This man says she destroyed #Britain. twitter.com/mevansCBC/stat…

— Margaret Evans(@mevansCBC) April 17, 2013

Protestors turn backs on Thatcher. Some in silent defiance; others chant, wave placards. Clapping from supporters twitter.com/RJPartington/s…

— Richard Partington (@RJPartington) April 17, 2013

A look at some of the pathetic protests:

Massive anti-Thatcher protest outside Abbey Road studios. twitter.com/gileslong/stat…

— Giles Long mbe (@gileslong) April 17, 2013

Police decided not to descend on Thatcher birthplace after seeing size of protest. twitter.com/Journaledit/st…

— Paul Richardson (@Journaledit) April 17, 2013

At Westminster, just one lone protester, but he’s getting lots of press attention. #thatcher #worldstream twitter.com/ShirleySWangWS…

— Shirley S Wang (@ShirleySWangWSJ) April 17, 2013

So far mourners far outnumber a few peaceful protesters @5_news #Thatcher #thatcherfuneral twitter.com/BeccaBarry/sta…

— Rebecca Barry (@BeccaBarry) April 17, 2013

PIC: Protestor among mourners on Fleet Street lady #thatcher funeral twitter.com/chrislindsay_/…

— Chris Lindsay (@chrislindsay_) April 17, 2013

While their numbers were reportedly small, their ghoulish signs captured a disproportionate chunk of the media’s attention.

A protestor celebrates outside St Paul’s as she sells anti-Thatcher merchandise #thatcherfuneral twitter.com/JakeBambrough/…

— Jake Bambrough (@JakeBambrough) April 17, 2013

Member of the crowd holds up a sign that reads ‘I am not happy to pay for Thatcher’s funeral’ huff.to/15l8oyD twitter.com/HuffPostUKPics…

— HuffPostUK Pic Desk (@HuffPostUKPics) April 17, 2013

Another protester. #Thatcher twitpic.com/cjyd8o

— Katy Lee (@kjalee) April 17, 2013

Margaret #Thatcher funeral protestors chanted “what a waste of money” as cortège passed by twitter.com/MarcMallett_UT…

— Marc Mallett (@MarcMallett_UTV) April 17, 2013

Only protest I spotted at Thatcher funeral twitter.com/tonyrossmcmaho…

— Tony McMahon (@tonyrossmcmahon) April 17, 2013

PHOTO: Silent protest at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral in London twitter.com/TripleMSydney/…

— Triple M Sydney (@TripleMSydney) April 17, 2013

TV presenter Jon Snow speaks to a protester during the Ceremonial funeral of Margaret Thatcher huff.to/15l8oyD twitter.com/HuffPostUKPics…

— HuffPostUK Pic Desk (@HuffPostUKPics) April 17, 2013

Protesters chanting, ‘Waste of money! Waste of money!’ as #Thatcher‘s funeral procession starts to pass twitpic.com/cjxogs

— Katy Lee (@kjalee) April 17, 2013