Where Queen Elizabeth will be buried after her death

Queen Elizabeth will be buried inside the King George VI Memorial Chapel, where the remains of Prince Philip, his wife, sister and parents are also found.

Author: Gabriella Mazzeo

After the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom prepares at least 3 days of total stoppage of activities with regard to stores, offices and facilities. The period of mourning, however, will last at least three months before procedures for the official coronation of the heir to the throne begin. London Bridge plan provides a solemn funeral for the sovereign: the coffin can be displayed in Westminster Hall for at least two daysas happened with the death of the Queen Mother.

Elizabeth’s popularity will bring a large influx of people to London who will want to attend the state funeral. The queen will be buried in the King George VI Commemorative Chapel, inside the Chapel of San Giorgio. Here also rest the grandparents of Prince Charles, sister of the sovereign and her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passed away on April 9, 2021.

Elizabeth II’s body will be transported to the burial site by the funeral procession after the state funeral. St George’s Chapel is located in Windsor Castle and is located at the bottom of the building. It is under the religious responsibility of Colégio de São Jorge.

Inside, several historical figures of the royal family were buried, such as Edward IV, Henry VI, Elizabeth Woodville, Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark. In the royal crypt rest Amelia of Great Britain, Augusta of Great Britain, Charlotte of Wales and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, George III, George IV, Augusta Sophia of England, George V and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. This is the place chosen by the Queen for her burial.

The sovereign’s disposition is to gather all the members of the royal family inside the chapel. In fact, several weddings have also been celebrated here, including that of Harry, son of Charles and Lady Diana, to Meghan Markle in 2018.

Source: Fan Page IT

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