Queen Elizabeth II is interred within the King George VI Memorial Chapel, which is in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor.
By Sophie Reardon
Up to date on: September 24, 2022 / 9:22 PM
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Picture of queen’s ultimate resting area launched
Royal household shares picture of Queen Elizabeth II’s final resting area
Britain’s royal family shared an image on Saturday of the ledger stone marking the final resting space of Queen Elizabeth II, who died two weeks in the past on the age of 96. She is interred contained in the King George VI Memorial Chapel, that’s inside the massive St. George’s Chapel in Windsor.
Elizabeth is alongside her husband, Prince Philip, who died in 2021 on the age of 99. The late queen’s mom, Queen Elizabeth, and father, King George VI, are there, too.
“The stone is product of hand-carved Belgian black marble with brass letter inlays, to in form the previous ledger stone mounted within the Chapel,” an announcement from the royal household mentioned.
The memorial chapel develop into completed in 1969. Queen Elizabeth II commissioned it as a really final resting space for her father.
Additionally positioned inside the memorial chapel are the ashes of Queen Elizabeth II’s sister, Princess Margaret.
Development on St. George’s Chapel started beneath King Edward IV in 1475, and develop into completed larger than 50 years later, whereas King Henry VIII become in energy.
Since then, a number of people of the royal household have been married there, together with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018 and Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank later that equal 12 months.
In April 2021, Prince Philip’s funeral was held inside the chapel. Nonetheless, as a result of covid19 pandemic, Queen Elizabeth II wanted to sit down down on my own in the course of the service.
A committal service for Queen Elizabeth II turned into held there on Sept. 19, hours after her nation funeral. She grew to become later interred in a private service.
The chapel nonetheless has each day choices, that are open to most of the people.
Sophie Reardon is a Information Editor at CBS Information. Attain her at sophie.Reardon@viacomcbs.Com
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