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Queen Elizabeth buried in Memorial Chapel in Windsor | Entertainment
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Queen Elizabeth buried in Memorial Chapel in Windsor | Entertainment

Queen Elizabeth has been buried in The King George VI Memorial Chapel at Windsor Castle.The private service was held on Monday evening (09.19.22), with the monarch being laid to rest with her husband Prince Philip, who died in April 2021, aged 99.A statement on the royal family's website read: "The Queen was buried together with the Duke of Edinburgh, at The King George VI Memorial Chapel."The service was led by the Dean of Windsor, the right reverend David Connor, and was attended by close family members of the monarch.The queen's coffin has been interred with the Grenadier Guards’ Queen's company camp colour - which is a version of the royal standard of t...
Michael Crawford: Queen Elizabeth has taken me through my life | Entertainment
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Michael Crawford: Queen Elizabeth has taken me through my life | Entertainment

Michael Crawford says Queen Elizabeth has "taken him through" his life.The 80-year-old actor was just 10 years old when Queen Elizabeth - who died at the age of 96 on September 8 following a 70-year reign - acceded to the throne after the death of her father King George and upon hearing the news, he immediately went home from school to start a scrapbook on her, which he has kept to this day.He said: "Well I was a 10-year-old choirboy at the London Choir School in Bexley in Kent and we were called out to the tennis courts to be given an announcement and it was just very plain and simple 'The King is dead, long live the Queen' and the first thing I did was go...