The coffin with the body of Elizabeth II was lowered into the tomb in the Chapel of St. George

The coffin with the body of Elizabeth II was lowered into the tomb in the Chapel of St. George

The coffin with the body of Elizabeth II was lowered into the tomb in St. George's Chapel

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Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth II was buried in tomb in St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. This was reported by Daily Mail.

The coffin with the body of the monarch was lowered into the same crypt where her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was buried on April 17, 2021.

Before burial, the crown, orb and scepter were removed from the queen's coffin. The Dean of Windsor Castle, the Reverend Davy Conner, transferred the symbols of the monarchy to the altar of the chapel. he proclaimed before the coffin of Elizabeth II began to be lowered into the crypt.

In the final part of the ceremony, King Charles III of Great Britain covered his mother's coffin with the banner of the Royal Grenadier Guard. The Lord Grand Chamberlain symbolically broke his staff and laid it on the coffin, which means the end of the 70-year reign of Elizabeth II.

Earlier, the British press reported that after the burial in the Royal Tomb, the coffins with the bodies of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will be moved to another crypt of St. George's Chapel.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga