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Elizabeth II's Tomb Officially Revealed

Elizabeth II’s Tomb Officially Revealed

London | Queen Elizabeth II’s headstone was officially unveiled on Saturday, five days after she was buried in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, with a photograph released by Buckingham Palace.

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More accurately located on the memorial to Elizabeth II’s father, George VI, who died in 1952, the new stone, as it already does, bears the names of the Queen’s parents – the former king and Queen Mother Elizabeth (1900-2002) – who are now buried on Monday and her husband Philip (1921-2021). .

Images that have previously appeared on social media show it to be made of hand-carved Belgian black marble, inscribed with brass lettering, according to Buckingham Palace.

Elizabeth II, who died on September 8 at the age of 96 after a reign of more than 70 years, a record in the United Kingdom, was laid to rest on Monday during a lavish state funeral.

She now rests in the chapel of Saint-Georges, where, in addition to the coffins of her parents and her husband, the ashes of her sister Margaret also rest.

On Friday, the palace released a photo of King Charles at work, a famous red box used to communicate official documents.

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