Where will the Queen be buried, where was she born and which royals are buried in Windsor?
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The final arrangements for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II have been announced this week, following her death on September 8.
The Queen’s body has been in Scotland since her death, but was moved to London this week ahead of her funeral on 19 September.
Members of the public have been given the opportunity to pay their respects in Edinburgh and now at Westminster Abbey, where Her Majesty is lying-in-state .
By yesterday, the queue of mourners stood at four miles long with people people expected to wait around nine hours to reach Westminster Hall.
It has since been confirmed that Queen Elizabeth II’s cause of death was old age.
Where was the Queen born?
Queen Elizabeth II was born on 17 Bruton Street in Mayfair, London on 21 April 1926. She was the first born child of the Duke and Duchess of York who, due to the abdication of Edward VIII, became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Where will Queen Elizabeth II be buried?
Queen Elizabeth II is due to be buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel which is located within Windsor Castle.
Who will she be buried alongside?
The Queen will be buried alongside other members of her family, including her father King George VI, her sister Princess Margaret, and her husband Prince Phillip.
Prince Phillip was buried in the Royal Vault of the King George chapel following his death in April 2021.
His body will however be moved into the chapel to lie alongside his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. This is part of Royal Protocol and was always going to be a move made upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Who else is buried at Windsor?
Members of the Royal Family dating back to Henry VI are buried in the different locations of Windsor.
For example, buried in the Quire are Henry VIII (died 1547), Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII (died 1537), and Charles I (died 1649)