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Palace releases first photo of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place: See the best photos of British royals' funerals over the decades

By Marisa Laudadio of Wonderwall | Slide 1 of 69: Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral -- the first the United Kingdom saw since former Prime Minister Winston Churchill's in 1965 -- took place on Sept. 19, 2022, at Westminster Abbey in London 10 days after she died on Sept. 8 at Balmoral, her summer home in Scotland. Her casket traveled to Windsor, England, where she was interred in the King George VI Memorial Chapel inside St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, alongside her beloved parents, sister and husband. On Sept. 24, Buckingham Palace released the first photo of the queen's final resting place, revealing a new Belgian black marble ledger stone with brass letter inlays indicating the royals who are buried there (Princess Margaret's ashes are also inside; a black stone resting on the wall features her name). Join Wonderwall.com as we take a look back at the most memorable photos from 11 British royals' funerals since the early 1900s.Keep reading to see images from the funerals of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Princess Diana, Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother, Wallis Simpson, the Duke of Windsor, King George VI and more...

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Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral -- the first the United Kingdom saw since former Prime Minister Winston Churchill's in 1965 -- took place on Sept. 19, 2022, at Westminster Abbey in London 10 days after she died on Sept. 8 at Balmoral, her summer home in Scotland. Her casket traveled to Windsor, England, where she was interred in the King George VI Memorial Chapel inside St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, alongside her beloved parents, sister and husband. On Sept. 24, Buckingham Palace released the first photo of the queen's final resting place, revealing a new Belgian black marble ledger stone with brass letter inlays indicating the royals who are buried there (Princess Margaret's ashes are also inside; a black stone resting on the wall features her name). Join Wonderwall.com as we take a look back at the most memorable photos from 11 British royals' funerals since the early 1900s.

Keep reading to see images from the funerals of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Princess Diana, Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother, Wallis Simpson, the Duke of Windsor, King George VI and more...

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