The Queen’s name is engraved on a ledger stone at Windsor Chapel alongside the names of her parents and husband | UK news

The Queen’s name, along with her mother’s, father’s and her husband’s names are written on the ledger stone at Windsor Abbey where she is buried.

The late king was laid to rest with Duke of Edinburgh Monday evening at a private mass attended by the King and other members of the royal family, which followed her state funeral at Westminster Abbey and her service in Windsor.

Buckingham Palace said the inscription on the ledger stone at the George VI Memorial Chapel now bears the names of queenand her parents and Philip, as well as their birth and death years.

The new stone replaced the black stone slab set on the floor, which bore the names of George VI and Elizabeth in gold lettering.

The Fresh Stone now says, in list form, “George VI 1895-1952” and “Elizabeth 1900-2002” followed by the metal Garter Star, then “Elizabeth II 1926-2022” and “Philip 1921-2021.” No photo of the new stone has been released.

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II was taken to St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, Berkshire for commissioning service. Photo date: Monday, September 19, 2022.

The Queen Mother (then Duchess of York) with her husband King George VI (then Duke of York) and their daughter Queen Elizabeth II at her christening in May 1926.
The Queen Mother (then Duchess of York) with her husband King George VI (then Duke of York) and their daughter Queen Elizabeth II at her christening in May 1926.

All four members of the royal family were members of the Order of the Rabat, of which St. George’s Church has a spiritual home.

When Philip died 17 months ago, his coffin was interred in the royal crypt of St. George, ready to be moved to the Memorial Chapel – a faded stone extension added to the north side of the building behind the North Quire Aisle in 1969 – when the Queen died.

The Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret, who died in 2002, was cremated and her ashes initially placed in the royal vault, before being moved to George VI Memorial Chapel along with her parents’ coffins when the Queen Mother died weeks later.

King Charles flew to Scotland on Tuesday with the Queen Consort To mourn in private, as the royal family continues its period of mourning for the Queen.

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Thousands of people gathered in Windsor as Queen Elizabeth approached her final resting place.

He left Aberdeen Airport after flying out of RAF Northault in west London, reportedly heading to Balmoral – the property where the Kings’ Scottish home is located in Birkhall.

He decreed on September 9, the day after the queen’s death after her 70-year reign, that a period of mourning would be observed until seven days after the funeral.

Members of the royal family are not expected to carry out official engagements, and flags will remain in the royal residences at midday until eight in the morning after the last day of royal mourning.

The Queen and Prince Philip in Broadlands, Hampshire for their diamond wedding anniversary 2007
With Prince Philip on their diamond wedding anniversary 2007


No date has been set for King CharlesThe coronation is, however, expected, in keeping with royal precedent and due to the large amount of planning involved, that there will be at least several months before it takes place.

It is estimated that about a quarter of a million people paid their respects to the Queen in person by watching her coffin lay in the state of London.

Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan said on Tuesday her department was still “examining the numbers” regarding the number of people queuing for hours to get past the coffin in Westminster Hall, but she believed it was around 250,000.

St John Ambulance said it has treated more than 2,000 people and taken about 200 of them to hospital. This is mainly due to current health conditions, trips, slips and falls.