Get to know St George’s Chapel, where Queen Elizabeth II is buried
Carcass You Elizabeth II will be buried in it St George’s Chapel located at Windsor Castle, East London on September 19, 2022. This chapel is also where Prince Harry and Megan Markle got married on May 19, 2018.
St George’s Chapel is the burial place of the British royal family. Before Queen Elizabeth II, this chapel was the burial place of King Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour, the tomb of King Charles I. In addition, the chapel was also the burial place of the Queen’s ancestors, King George V and Queen. Maryam.
Queen Elizabeth II’s parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, as well as the Queen Mother, and her sister Princess Margaret are also buried in St George’s Chapel. Later, the founder of this chapel, King Edward IV was also buried here.
In 1475, King Edward IV built St George’s Chapel. Since the 19th century, St George’s Chapel and Frogmore Park have been chosen as burial grounds for the British royal family.
St George’s Chapel and Frogmore Park replace Westminster Abbey, which was previously a burial ground. Queen Elizabeth II will be buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel.
Is that so You Elizabeth II can live with her late husband, Prince Phillip. Prince Phillip himself died earlier, on April 9, 2021, and was buried in the Royal Vault.
Worship Service at St Paul’s Cathedral, London for the late Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo: REUTERS/Paul Childs)
Currently, St George’s Chapel itself consists of several rooms, namely the Quire, the King George VI Memorial Chapel, the Royal Vault, the North Quire Aisle, the South Quire Aisle, The Gloucester Vault, and the North Nave Aisle.
In fact, these rooms are used only for the British royal family and nobles. The royal funeral service at St George’s Chapel is by lowering the coffin using an elevator into a tunnel through a tunnel under the floor of St George’s Chapel.