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  1. George II and Caroline

    • Died: 25 October 1760
    • Coronation: 11 October 1727
    • Burial: 11 November 1760
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Vault

    George II was the only son of George I and was born at Herrenhausen in Hanover, Germany..He and his wife lie buried in a vault below the central aisle of Henry VII's chapel.

  2. Princess Alexandra of Kent

    • Born: 25 December 1936
    • Wedding: 24 April 1963

    Princess Alexandra is a daughter of George, Duke of Kent (a son of George V) and his wife Princess Marina of Greece. She married in the Abbey on 24 April 1963.

  3. Henry son of Henry VIII

    • Location in the Abbey: Sacrarium

    Henry, Duke of Cornwall, eldest son of Henry VIII and his queen Katherine of Aragon was buried in Westminster Abbey, on the north side of the Sanctuary area near the entrance to the chapel of St Edward the Confessor.

  4. Diana, Princess of Wales

    • Born: 1 July 1961
    • Died: 31 August 1997
    • Funeral: 6 September 1997

    Lady Diana Spencer was born in 1961 and married Charles, Prince of Wales at St Paul's cathedral. After her tragic death the funeral was at the Abbey and she is buried at Althorp, her family home.

  5. Henry, Duke of Gloucester

    • Born: 8 July 1640
    • Died: 13 September 1660
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Vault

    Henry, Duke of Gloucester, youngest son of Charles I and his queen Henrietta Maria, was buried in the south aisle of Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey on 21 September 1660.

  6. Edmund, Earl of Lancaster & Aveline de Forz

    • Born: 16 January 1245
    • Died: 5 June 1296
    • Wedding: 8 April 1269
    • Location in the Abbey: Sacrarium

    Edmund was the second son of Henry III and his wife Eleanor of Provence and was born in London on 16 January 1245. He and his wife Aveline have tomb with effigies to the north of the High Altar.

  7. Princess Patricia of Connaught

    • Born: 17 March 1886
    • Died: 12 January 1974
    • Wedding: 27 February 1919

    Princess Patricia was born at Buckingham Palace on 17 March 1886, the second daughter of Arthur, Duke of Connaught, third son to Queen Victoria.

  8. Edward the Confessor and Edith

    • Died: 5 January 1066
    • Location in the Abbey: Shrine
    • Type of Memorial: Tomb

    Edward, called the Confessor, was born at Islip in Oxfordshire between 1002 and 1005, the son of King Ethelred ‘the Unready’ and Emma. St Edward's bones still lie in his Shrine but his wife Edith, buried near him, has no memorial.

  9. James I and Anne of Denmark

    • Born: 19 June 1566
    • Died: 27 March 1625
    • Funeral: 17 May 1625
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Grave; Vault

    James Stuart was the only son of Mary, Queen of Scots and Lord Darnley. James and Anne are both buried in Henry VII's chapel but neither has a monument. Their funeral effigies still exist in the Abbey collection.

  10. Matilda (Maud) wife of Henry I

    • Died: 1 May 1118
    • Wedding: 11 November 1100
    • Location in the Abbey: Shrine
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Queen Matilda or Maud (who was also called Edith) wife of Henry I, was the daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland and the great-great niece of Edward the Confessor. She was buried beside Edward's original Shrine in Westminster Abbey but has no marker.

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