The mortal remains of Queen isabel II They were buried this Monday in the royal crypt of the chapel of San Jorge, in the castle of Windsor, next to those of her husband, Philip, the duke Of Edinburgh, The Royal Family reported on its website.
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“The queen was buried next to the Duke of Edinburgh, in the memorial chapel of King George VI,” the message said.
The closest members of the British royal family They attended a closed-door ceremony in which they said their last goodbye to the sovereign, who has occupied the British throne for the last seven decades.
The funeral closes a historic day for the United Kingdomin which hundreds of world leaders paid tribute to Isabel II in the morning at a grand state funeral at Westminster Abbey and tens of thousands of citizens bid farewell to the queen in a procession through the streets of London.
In the afternoon, a smaller ceremony, attended by 800 guests, paid tribute to her at Windsor Castle, the residence where the sovereign used to spend the most time.
At the end of that service, the Imperial Crown, the orb and the scepter that had been a symbol of his reign since 1952 were removed from the coffin, and his remains were taken to the crypt under the chapel of Saint George.
The marble slab over the queen’s grave was engraved with the words: “Elizabeth II: 1926-2022.”
With information from EFE