London | Queen Elizabeth II’s headstone was officially unveiled on Saturday in a photo released by Buckingham Palace five days after her burial in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
More precisely at the memorial to George VI, father of Elizabeth II, who died in 1952, as already happened on the new stone, the names of the Queen’s parents – the previous king and Queen Mother Elizabeth (1900-2002) – and now the sovereign were buried on Monday and her husband Philip (1921-2021). .
According to Buckingham Palace, the slab, pictured previously on social media, is made of hand-carved Belgian black marble, inlaid with brass lettering, “to coordinate with the stone previously installed in the chapel.”
Elizabeth II, who died on September 8 at the age of 96 after ruling the United Kingdom for more than 70 years, was buried in a lavish state funeral on Monday.
She now rests in the chapel of Saint-Georges, where, along with the coffins of her parents and her husband, lie the ashes of her sister Margaret.
On Friday, the palace published a photo of King Charles at work, with the famous red box used for the communication of official documents.