(Photo of the tomb of Elizabeth II)
UNITED KINGDOM – The headstone of Queen Elizabeth II was officially unveiled this Saturday, September 24, with the publication of a photo by Buckingham Palace, five days after her burial at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
More precisely located at the George VI memorial, father of Elizabeth II who died in 1952, the new stone bears, as was already the case before, the names of the Queen’s parents – the previous King and Queen Mother Elizabeth (1900- 2002) – and now of the sovereign buried on Monday September 19 and of 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 was buried Monday at a sumptuous state funeral.
She now rests in the Saint-Georges chapel, 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 which is used for the communication of official documents.
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