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British Queen Elizabeth II buried alongside late husband

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Queen Elizabeth II has been buried alongside her late husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, at the King George VI memorial chapel following a private ceremony on Monday evening.

Earlier her coffin was lowered into the royal vault in St George’s Chapel, in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

That brought to an end the committal service concluding the public funeral events for the late monarch.

World dignitaries gathered together earlier in the day at the Westminster Abbey – the building in which the Queen was married, and crowned for her funeral service.

The funeral service was attended by around 2,000 people including many heads of state, some from Africa.

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A larger procession then marched the coffin of Elizabeth II to Wellington Arch: a landmark with triumphal significance in British history

The late queen’s coffin was then placed in a hearse and driven to Windsor to St George‚Äôs Chapel for a committal service attended by 800 people.

Following her interment, a period of royal mourning continues for another week – until the end of 26 September.


The British Monarch Queen Elizabeth II has died


Source: Africafeeds.com

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