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Where Prince Philip will be buried following emotional funeral

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Original article from Kent Live

As millions pay their respects to Prince Philip, many may be wondering where the Duke of Edinburgh will be laid to rest?

After serving the country as a Prince for seven decades, Philip will go down in history as a memorable member of the Royal Family.

Prince Philip died last week on April 9, aged 99, to the shock of the nation and we have been sat at home watching his funeral today (April 17).

But where will the Duke be buried?

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After a week of mourning, Philip will be laid to rest at St George's Chapel, where his funeral took place today at 3pm.

As many saw, Prince Philip's coffin was lowered down into the floor, where he will be interred privately in the Royal Vault of St George's Chapel.

The Duke of Edinburgh's coffin, covered with His Royal Highness's Personal Standard is carried into St George's Chapel, but where will he be laid to rest?

The vault sits beneath the Chapel itself, but this won't be his final resting place.

When we are one day faced with another sad event, where the Queen herself passes and is laid to rest, Philip will be moved.

The Duke of Edinburgh's lead-lined English oak coffin, will be moved to the King George VI memorial chapel, where they will rest together for eternity.

St George's Chapel is the resting place of several incredible royal figures in history, including the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, the Queens father King George VI and Henry VIII.

It also where Charles I, George III, George V, and Edward VII were buried.

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