Queen Elizabeth II: New tombstone at her final resting place


Queen Elizabeth II
New tombstone on her final resting place

Queen Elizabeth II rests next to her parents and her husband Prince Philip, who died a year before her.

Queen Elizabeth II rests next to her parents and her husband Prince Philip, who died a year before her.

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After the state funeral on Monday, Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place was given a new marble slab.

After the burial of Queen Elizabeth II. (1926-2022) on Monday evening in the George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Castle, her final resting place was given a new tombstone. This was announced by Buckingham Palace. The late Queen was buried alongside her husband Prince Philip (1921-2021) and her parents. Accordingly, the new tombstone also bears these four names.

The inscription on the Queen's tomb

As reported by "Mail Online"., the marble slab reads from top to bottom: "George VI 1895-1952", "Elizabeth 1900-2002", "Elizabeth II 1926-2022" and "Philip 1921-2021". The names of the Queen's parents are separated by the so-called "Garter Star" of the Order of the Garter of Elizabeth II and her husband, who died a year before her.

All four were members of the Order of the Garter, founded in 1348 by Edward III. (1312-1377) was founded. Princess Margaret (1930-2002), the Queen's younger sister, was also buried in the George VI Memorial Chapel. However, her name is not on the tombstone.

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