Queen Elizabeth II's Final Resting Place Revealed in Photo Released by Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II's Final Resting Place Revealed in Photo Released by Buckingham Palace

  • Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving monarch having led the United Kingdom for over 70 years after the death of her father King George
  • Buckingham Palace released a photo of the elegant stone slab that showed where the queen was laid to rest next to her parents and husband
  • Kenya's president William Ruto joined world leaders in mourning the queen who ascended to the throne while on a tour in Kenya

Buckingham Palace has released a photo showing Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place.

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Queen Elizabeth IIs final resting place was revealed in a photo released by Buckingham Palace: Photo: Getty Images.
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Queen's final resting place

The photo released Saturday by the royal family shows a simple stone slab laid near her parents and husband Prince Philip. Wreaths were laid.

Queen Elizabeth II, who died peacefully at her Balmoral Palace aged 96, was buried at King George Chapel in a private ceremony.

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According to New York Post, a new slab was installed with the inscription of the late longest-serving monarch.

Names of Prince Philip who was her husband and that of the queen's parents were also inscribed with their deaths and births being included.

Buckingham Palace revealed that the tombstone read:

George VI 1895-1952, Elizabeth 1900-2002, Elizabeth II 1926-2022, Philip 1921-2021 with an insignia of the Order of the Garter.

King George, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were all members of the Order of the Garter.

Members of the public will be able to view the Queen’s final resting place beginning September 29, after the official royal mourning period is over.

Visitors will be paying to get the privilege of seeing the royal stone slab which has been included in the pricing for a tour of Windsor Castle.

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Queen Elizabeth II dead

The 96-year-old monarch who ascended to the British throne in 1952, breathed her last at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, where she spent her last days.

According to the BBC and other media outlets, Her Majesty died surrounded by her family, including Prince Charles and his children, Princes William and Harry.

News of the queen's deteriorating condition started spreading earlier today after a statement from Buckingham Palace indicated she had been put on medical supervision.

Source: TUKO.co.ke

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