The Queen has been laid to rest in the royal vault of St George’s Chapel, drawing an end to the day that Britain said farewell to its longest-reigning monarch.
The private burial ceremony took place behind closed doors after a day of ceremony that began with the state funeral at Westminster Abbey this morning.
The state funeral was attended by 2,000 guests, among them the King and immediate members of the royal family, world leaders, dignitaries and European royalty.
Hundreds of thousands lined the route of the procession taking the Queen’s coffin from the abbey to St George’s Chapel inside Windsor Castle.
After the coffin’s arrival at the chapel, a committal service was conducted by the Dean of Windsor, David Conner. The Archbishop of Canterbury…