See the first photo of Queen Elizabeth II’s final resting place with Prince Philip


Buckingham Palace released the first photo of Queen Elizabeth II’s final resting place next to Prince Philip on Saturday.

“The stone was installed in the King George VI Memorial Chapel after the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth,” wrote the royal family from their verified Twitter account.

The post was accompanied by a photo of the sovereign’s grave surrounded by floral arrangements.

After Elizabeth’s state funeral on 19 September, she was buried with the body of her late husband Philip moved to join her.

Her parents, King George VI, who died in 1952, and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, who died in 2002, as well as her sister, Princess Margaret, who also died in 2002, are laid to rest in the King’s Memorial George VI Chapel.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
Elizabeth and her late husband Prince Philip were laid to rest in the King George VI Memorial Chapel.
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Philip’s remains, who died aged 99 in April 2021they were previously held in the Royal Vault at the Chapel of St. George’s.

The King George VI Memorial Chapel is part of the Chapel of St. George, the site of various royal burials.

Elizabeth died on September 8 aged 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, after a historic 70-year reign.

King George VI Memorial Chapel
Elizabeth was buried after her state funeral on 19 September.
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Subsequently, King Charles III, her eldest son, took the British throne with his wife Camilla, who is now 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 greatest sadness for me and all the members of my family,” read a published statement to the royal family’s social media accounts.

King Charles.
At 73, Charles is the oldest person ever to occupy the British throne.
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“We deeply mourn the passing of a valued sovereign and a much-loved mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt across the country, the Kingdoms 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 supported by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.”

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