Buckingham Palace, on Saturday, released a photograph from Queen Elizabeth II’s final resting place at the royal chapel in Windsor. The recently released picture featured a ledger stone bearing her name and those of her parents and husband Prince Philip.
The stone is reportedly made of black Belgian Marble and it sits in the King George VI Memorial Chapel which Queen Elizabeth commissioned in 1962 as a burial place for George VI, her father.
Reportedly, the queen was interred there on Monday after a state funeral in Westminister Abbey.
The Queen’s resting place also features brass lettering on the stone which reads "George VI 1895-1952 / Elizabeth 1900-2002" one the first line followed by a garter star and then "Elizabeth II 1926-2022 / Philip 1921-2021" on the bottom two lines.
Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth's sister, Princess Margaret, is also interred at the chapel, at Windsor Castle west of London.
As reported earlier, the late queen passed away at the age of 99 on September 08 at Balmoral Castle, her summer home in the Scottish highlands following a historic 70-year reign.
The remains of Philip, who passed away at age 99 in April 2021, were previously held at Royal Vault at St. George’s Chapel. King George VI Memorial Chapel is part of St. George’s Chapel, the site of various royal burials, reported Page Six.
Now, her son Charles has been crowned the King, while his wife Camilla, serving as Queen Consort.
Hours after his beloved mother’s death was made public, Charles, 73, mourned her in an emotional statement.
“The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family,” read a statement posted to the royal family’s social media accounts.
The statement continued, “We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”
“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held.”
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