On September 19, 2022, Queen Elizabeth was finally buried. The British monarch had passed away on September 8 at Balmoral Castle.
After an impressive state funeral with more than 2,000 guests including leaders, personalities and representatives of all the royal houses, millions of people in the streets and following the broadcast, the longest reigning monarch in British history was bid farewell.
Queen Elizabeth II final resting place
After a religious service, Queen Elizabeth was buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel. The late monarch was buried next to her husband Prince Philip, during a private service, Buckingham Palace confirmed.
The official Buckingham Palace account, has paid tribute to the Queen, posting a symbolic photo of Elizabeth II enjoying the Scottish mountains and the great outdoors.
“‘May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest.’ In loving memory of Her Majesty The Queen. 1926 – 2022,” reads the message with which they confirmed her burial.
Earlier Buckingham had confirmed the details of the private burial with a simple statement that was posted Monday afternoon on social media.
“This evening a Private Burial will take place in The King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor. The Queen will be Laid to Rest with her late husband The Duke of Edinburgh, alongside her father King George VI, mother Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and sister Princess Margaret.”
This evening a Private Burial will take place in The King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor.
The Queen will be Laid to Rest with her late husband The Duke of Edinburgh, alongside her father King George VI, mother Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and sister Princess Margaret. pic.twitter.com/pwwZeKs02C
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 19, 2022
Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99 in April 2021, was moved from the Royal Vault beneath the chapel, where he was temporarily buried, to be at her side.
The queen’s parents, King George VI, died in 1952; the queen mother, Elizabeth, died in 2002 the same year as the death of Princess Margaret, sister of the late monarch. All are in the same Royal Vault.