Queen Elizabeth II to be buried with Prince Philip this evening

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By Carina Murphy

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The Queen will reach her final resting place this evening (September 19) alongside her husband, the late Prince Philip.

Both Her Majesty and the late Duke of Edinburgh will be buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Prince Philip - who passed away in April 2021 - will be moved from his current resting place in the Royal Vault to lie beside his wife.

The royal couple married in 1947 and spent an incredible 74 years together before the Duke's death last year.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Credit: World History Archive / Alamy

Many of the Queen's other close family members are also interred at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, which was established in 1475 and is the official burial place for the Royal Family. The Queen's father King George VI, her mother Queen Elizabeth, and her sister Princess Margaret have all been laid to rest there.

As well as being the site of Royal funerals, the chapel has also been at the center many happier royal occasions, including weddings and christenings.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot there in May 2018, and King Charles III married the Queen Consort Camilla there in 2005. Meanwhile, Prince Harry's christening and Prince William's confirmation were also held at the chapel.

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St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Credit: Greg Balfour Evans / Alamy

The Queen's funeral began at 08:00AM this morning when the doors of Westminster Abbey opened to the congregation of mourners. Various international heads of state - including US President, Joe Biden and French President, Emmanuel Macron - as well as foreign royalty, were in attendance for the service that commenced at 11:00AM.

After the service at Westminster Abbey, the Queen's casket will make its final journey to Windsor Castle.

There, members of the Royal family including King Charles III will gather to say a final farewell to Her Majesty, in a private burial service led by the Dean of Windsor.

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Pallbearers carry the Queen's coffin into Westminster Abbey. Credit: PA Images / Alamy

The Queen's funeral marks the UK's largest state funeral since her father, King George VI, was laid to rest in February 1952.

Featured Image Credit: PA Images / Alamy

Queen Elizabeth II to be buried with Prince Philip this evening

vt-author-image

By Carina Murphy

Article saved!Article saved!

The Queen will reach her final resting place this evening (September 19) alongside her husband, the late Prince Philip.

Both Her Majesty and the late Duke of Edinburgh will be buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Prince Philip - who passed away in April 2021 - will be moved from his current resting place in the Royal Vault to lie beside his wife.

The royal couple married in 1947 and spent an incredible 74 years together before the Duke's death last year.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Credit: World History Archive / Alamy

Many of the Queen's other close family members are also interred at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, which was established in 1475 and is the official burial place for the Royal Family. The Queen's father King George VI, her mother Queen Elizabeth, and her sister Princess Margaret have all been laid to rest there.

As well as being the site of Royal funerals, the chapel has also been at the center many happier royal occasions, including weddings and christenings.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot there in May 2018, and King Charles III married the Queen Consort Camilla there in 2005. Meanwhile, Prince Harry's christening and Prince William's confirmation were also held at the chapel.

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St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Credit: Greg Balfour Evans / Alamy

The Queen's funeral began at 08:00AM this morning when the doors of Westminster Abbey opened to the congregation of mourners. Various international heads of state - including US President, Joe Biden and French President, Emmanuel Macron - as well as foreign royalty, were in attendance for the service that commenced at 11:00AM.

After the service at Westminster Abbey, the Queen's casket will make its final journey to Windsor Castle.

There, members of the Royal family including King Charles III will gather to say a final farewell to Her Majesty, in a private burial service led by the Dean of Windsor.

wp-image-1263169704 size-full
Pallbearers carry the Queen's coffin into Westminster Abbey. Credit: PA Images / Alamy

The Queen's funeral marks the UK's largest state funeral since her father, King George VI, was laid to rest in February 1952.

Featured Image Credit: PA Images / Alamy