Prince Harry Visits Queen Elizabeth's Final Resting Place

In memory of Queen Elizabeth on the one year anniversary of her death, Prince Harry visited St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle this morning, where his late grandmother was buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel in the Royal Vault. A number of other royals also reportedly visited the chapel today. St. George's Chapel has other significance for Harry, too: It is where he and Meghan Markle tied the knot in 2018.

Yesterday, at the WellChild Awards in London, Prince Harry spoke about Queen Elizabeth, whose death led him to miss last year's award ceremony. "She would have been the first person to insist that I still come to be with you all instead of going to her," he said. "I know, exactly one year on, that she is looking down on all of us tonight, happy we're together continuing to spotlight such an incredible community."

the coffin carrying queen elizabeth ii is transferred from buckingham palace to the palace of westminster
Prince Harry and Meghan at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.WPA Pool - Getty Images

Prince Harry's Invictus Games begin tomorrow in Düsseldorf, Germany, and Meghan is set to join him during the competition. Last year, the Sussexes were in Europe for a series of charity events—including the "One Year to Go" event for the Invictus Games—when Buckingham Palace announced that Queen Elizabeth was placed under medical supervision.

Prince Harry then rushed to Balmoral to be with his family, but as he later wrote in his memoir, Spare, he found out she died from the BBC. "When the plane started to descend I saw that my phone lit up. It was a message from Meg: 'Call me when you get this.' I looked at the BBC website. My grandmother had died. My father was King." Prince Harry and Meghan subsequently remained in the UK for the official mourning period.

Since Queen Elizabeth's funeral, Meghan hasn't returned to the UK, but Harry has been back a few times, including for his father's coronation in May and in June to testify in his phone hacking lawsuit.

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