Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey (now known as The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster) is a Gothic style Abbey built around 1045–1050 by Edward the Confessor and later re-modelled by King Henry III in 1245. The early history of the Abbey dates back to the 7th century, where a shrine once stood.

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Westminster Abbey is the site of all coronations since William the Conqueror and Edward the Confessor. All of England's monarchs are buried here, as well as other military and historical persons. They include:

Others have been Commemorated at the Abbey before being buried at another location, including:

The most recent person to be buried in the Abbey was Sir Laurence Olivier in 1989.