Queen Elizabeth II will be laid to rest next to her late husband Prince Philip at the King George VI memorial chapel at Windsor Castle.

The Duke of Edinburgh died in April 2021 at the age of 99 and was buried at the Royal Vault in St George’s Chapel under the condition that his final resting place be at the side of his beloved wife of 73 years.

His remains are disinterred and moved following the queen’s death Thursday at the age of 96.

St. George's Chapel is seen in Windsor Castle.
Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel is the final resting place for Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
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The chapel — named after her late father King George VI — was built in 1969 and is also where both of her parents and her sister Princess Margaret are buried.

After lying in the ballroom of her Scottish castle Balmoral, where she died, the queen’s coffin will reportedly be brought to Edinburgh sometime Saturday to rest in the throne room of her palace, Holyroodhouse.

From there, she will be taken to St. Giles’ Cathedral for a reception before being boarded on the Royal Train for a procession that will include King Charles, The Times of London said.

Her coffin will then be taken to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, processed around London and brought to Westminster Hall on Wednesday, where she is slated to lie in state for three days ahead of a funeral.

Elizabeth — the longest-reining monarch in British history — will be taken to Windsor Castle for a committal service ahead of her burial in the castle’s King George VI Memorial Chapel, according to the outlet.

FILE - This Nov. 20, 1947 file photo, the official wedding picture of Princess Elizabeth and her new husband the Duke of Edinburgh, after their return to Buckingham Palace after their marriage in Westminster Abbey. Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died, it was announced on Friday, April 9, 2021. He was 99. Philip spent a month in hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, married Elizabeth in 1947 and was the longest-serving consort in British history. (AP Photo/File)
The official wedding picture of then-Princess Elizabeth and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1947.
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, wait for their car following the traditional Christmas Day church service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Tuesday April 3, 2018, that Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, that is expected to be carried out Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 2017.
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Her late husband’s remains will then be transferred to the chapel, under centuries worth of protocol that require him to be two paces behind the queen in public.



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