(Photo of the tomb of Elizabeth II)
UNITED KINGDOM – The tombstone of Queen Elizabeth II was officially unveiled this Saturday, September 24, with the publication of a photo of Buckingham Palace, five days after his burial in the Saint-Georges chapel of Windsor Castle.
More precisely, located in the memorial of George VI, father of Elizabeth II who died in 1952, the new stone bears, as before, the names of the Queen’s parents – the former King and Queen Mother Elizabeth (1900- 2002) – and now from the buried sovereign Monday September 19 and her husband Philip (1921-2021).
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The slab, images of which had previously appeared on social media, is made of hand-carved Belgian black marble, inlaid with brass letters, “to harmonize with the stone previously installed in the chapel”according to Buckingham Palace.
Died on September 8 at the age of 96, after more than 70 years of reign, a record in the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II he was laid to rest on Monday in a lavish state funeral.
Now she 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 had published a photo of King Charles at work, with a famous red box used for the communication of official documents.
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