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New inscription shows Queen Elizabeth II buried next to husband, Prince Philip and parents

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On Monday, leaders, royal family members, ambassadors and other dignitaries gathered at the Westminster Abbey, in London to attend a service conducted for the Queen of England, Elizabeth II. After the service the hearse left for Windsor, where the British monarch was accorded a private committal service, conducted by the Dean of Windsor. She was buried in St. George’s Chapel, in Windsor. Now, a new ledger stone that bears the names of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip has appeared.

The Queen’s coffin was interred in a small chapel called George VI Memorial Chapel. This chapel is a part of the St. George’s Chapel, in Windsor. It also contains the coffins of the Queen’ s parents King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Prince Philip’s coffin has also been reunited his wife’s coffin, in the same chapel. He was buried in the Royal Vault and his coffin has been moved to the chapel so the royal couple remain united in death. The burial ceremony was private and attended by family members including King Charles III.

The ashes of the Queen’s sister are also in the same chapel. Princess Margaret, passed away in 2002, the same year in which their mother passed away.

The ledger stone at the King George Memorial Chapel is as follows:
George VI 1895-1952
Elizabeth 1900-2002
Elizabeth II 1926-2022
Philip 1921-2021.

Other British Monarch’s buried in St. George’s Chapel, over centuries include the following:
Henry VIII
George III
George V
George VI
William IV and
Edward VII,

St. George’s Chapel has not only be used for funerals but has also been used for weddings. In 2018, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank got married at the chapel and so did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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