Sunday night, Buckingham Palace released an unseen photo of Queen Elizabeth II to signify her burial after the private burial service attended by the late monarch’s relatives.
The Royal Family signifies the burial of Queen Elizabeth II https://t.co/KKmanichxp
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The photo was taken in 1971 at Balmoral Castle and was captioned by a line from William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” It said: “May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest.”
The statement was concluded with: “In loving memory of Her Majesty The Queen. 1926 – 2022.”
Queen Elizabeth II funeral’s committal service at St. George Chapel, Windsor was the final public event for Her Majesty.
The simple service was confirmed by the Queen before her death, and It was headed by the Dean of Windsor David Conner, and then the blessings were pronounced by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
The Committal Service at St George's Chapel has now finished.
The Royal Family watched on as #QueenElizabethIl's coffin was lowered into the Royal Vault.
A private service will take place at 7.30pm where the Queen will be buried alongside Prince Philip, who died last April. pic.twitter.com/x9ZHpjxQvw
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After the prayers, the symbols of the state’s authority were separated from the coffin. The Sceptre, the Orb, and the Imperial Crown were handed to the Dean of Windsor.
She was slowly lowered into the royal vault ahead of her burial later in a private service.
Shortly, blessings for her soul, followed by blessings for the new king, King Charles III were pronounced, and after that, the national anthem was played with “God Save the King.”