Queen Elizabeth II’s final resting place revealed in new Windsor Castle photograph

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Buckingham Palace on Monday released a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II’s final resting place in St George’s Chapel after her burial in Windsor.

“A register stone has been installed at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, following the burial of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth”, the royal family wrote on Twitter.

The stone, made of Belgian black marble, is in the King George VI Memorial Chapel at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor. The brass lettering on the stone reads “George VI 1895-1952 / Elizabeth 1900-2002”, followed by a garter star and then “Elizabeth II 1926-2022 / Philip 1921-2021” on the bottom two lines.

In this image released by Buckingham Palace, the Register Stone, after the burial of the late Queen Elizabeth II, is installed at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on September 24, 2022 in Windsor , in England.
(Royal Collection Trust/The Dean and Canons of Windsor via Getty Images)

The King George VI Memorial Chapel was built in 1969 after Queen Elizabeth II commissioned it to be the final resting place of her father, George VI. The Memorial Chapel is an attachment to St. George’s Chapel, which was commissioned by King Edward IV in 1475, but the chapel was completed by King Henry VIII in 1511.


Queen Elizabeth’s parents, King George VI, who died in 1952, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, who died in 2002, and Princess Margaret, who also died in 2002, were all buried at the King George VI Memorial Chapel , which is west of London.

Prince Phillip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth, was previously held in the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel, but has been moved to the King George VI Memorial Chapel for his final resting place alongside his wife.


Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96. In 2015, Queen Elizabeth became Britain’s longest-serving monarch, surpassing her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. The Queen’s eldest son, Charles, 73, succeeded her as king.


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