See first photo of Queen’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.

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

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

After Elizabeth’s state funeral on September 19, she was buried with the body of her late husband, Philip, who was 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 each interred at the King George VI Memorial. Chapel.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
Elizabeth and her late husband, Prince Philip, are buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel.

The remains of Philip, who died in April 2021 at the age of 99, were previously kept in the Royal Vault in St. George’s Chapel.

King George VI Memorial Chapel is part of St. George’s Chapel, the site of several royal burials.

Elizabeth died on September 8 at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, after a historic reign of 70 years.

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

King Charles.
At 73 years old, Charles is the oldest person to ever take over the British throne.
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“We deeply mourn the passing of a beloved Sovereign and a dearly beloved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the rich and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”

“During this period of grief 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 held so widely.”

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