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Private burial completes closing farewell to Queen Elizabeth II


The committal service for the late Queen inside St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.(Photo: BBC)

The Queen has been laid to relaxation within the royal vault of St George’s Chapel, drawing an finish to the day that Britain mentioned farewell to its longest-reigning monarch.

The personal burial ceremony befell behind closed doorways after a day of ceremony that started with the state funeral at Westminster Abbey this morning.

The state funeral was attended by 2,000 company, amongst them the King and fast members of the royal household, world leaders, dignitaries and European royalty.

Hundreds of hundreds lined the route of the procession taking the Queen’s coffin from the abbey to St George’s Chapel inside Windsor Castle. 

After the coffin’s arrival on the chapel, a committal service was carried out by the Dean of Windsor, David Conner. The Archbishop of Canterbury gave the blessing.

The Queen was laid to relaxation within the King George VI Memorial Chapel, which sits inside St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

The Crown Jewels had been faraway from the highest of the coffin earlier than it was lowered into the chapel’s royal vault the place the Queen was reunited together with her late husband, Prince Philip.

The personal burial on Monday night was marked by an intimate service of prayers and hymns attended by members of the royal household.

Unlike the sooner companies, this one was not televised and was closed off to the media, with Buckingham Palace calling it a “deeply private household event”.

A quick assertion from the royal household’s web site mentioned, “The Queen was buried along with the Duke of Edinburgh, at The King George VI Memorial Chapel.”

At the state funeral earlier within the day, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, mentioned the Queen had touched “a mess of lives”.

“The sample for a lot of leaders is to be exalted in life and forgotten after loss of life,” the Archbishop mentioned.

“Her late Majesty’s instance was not set by way of her place or her ambition however by way of whom she adopted.”

He continued, “We will all face the merciful judgement of God. We can all share the Queen’s hope which in life and loss of life impressed her servant management – service in life, hope in loss of life.

“All who comply with the Queen’s instance and inspiration of belief and religion in God can together with her say, we are going to meet once more.”

Some two million persons are believed to have poured into London on the day of the funeral, with hundreds watching the historic event on giant screens in Hyde Park. 

Churches and cathedrals up and down the nation additionally livestreamed the funeral for members of the general public.



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