Baroness Thatcher was honoured with a ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Queen and dignitaries.
If there were protests, they certainly did not disrupt Baroness Thatcher's funeral nor sully what was indisputably a dignified farewell.
Key facts about today's funeral for Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven
Children at Margaret Thatcher's old primary school in Grantham watch the funeral. A big screen has been put up in the classroom at Huntingtower Community Primary School.
People gather to watch LadyThatcher's funeral at Grantham Museum.
Jonathan Aitken, former Conservative Minister, told ITV's Daybreak that Margaret Thatcher was "quite lonely" in her final years but said one of the last dinner parties he invited her to was a "wonderful evening of reminiscences".
A tattoo artist from Lady Thatcher's hometown Grantham has paid a life-long tribute to the 'Iron Lady' by having her head tattooed on his leg.
Louis Maier aged 32 wanted to have the six-inch work of art on his right calf to honour her.
The unusual design features Baroness Thatcher's head sitting on an ice cream cone complete with a flake.