Former member of Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet Lord Douglas Hurd has spoken of his fondest memory of the Conservative prime minister being during a trip to Paris while she was fighting for her political life against Michael Heseltine.
"She swept in to the bug Galerie de Glace at Versaille and she carried herself like a queen. She was amazing - showed all the courage which I will always remember her for."
Speaking about Baroness Thatcher's legacy Lord Hurd said:
"It will take some time for people to fit her in to British history...she'll find her place in history."
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