Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will be buried in the royal crypt of Windsor Castle. Due to restrictions imposed in the fight against the coronavirus, the funeral will be held in a family gathering. Prince Philip, who had been married to the Queen for 73 years, died on April 9 at the age of 99 after spending a month in the hospital due to heart disease and infection.
Pastor David Conner read from the Bible verses praising God’s creation. The service will be led by the Dean of Windsor, David Conner and Archbishop Justin Welby.
Pastor David Conner, Dean of Windsor, started this service. The church choir began to sing the national anthem to commemorate Philip’s service in the Navy.
The coffin was lifted and placed high in the church, and will remain in the coffin during Mass. The royal family took their seats in the church.
Queen Elizabeth arrived at the church before the moment of silence began. The coffin will be transferred to St. George’s Church.
Prince Philip’s coffin came from Land Rover. The minute of silence for the national commemoration began.
The marching band accompanies the musical parade.
Prince Philip’s funeral has already begun, during which time his coffin will be transported to the church. Prince Charles is at the forefront of the parade.
Queen Elizabeth leaves Windsor Castle. This is the first time she has appeared in public since her husband’s death was announced.
Prince Philip’s coffin began to move.
The parade began, that is, Prince Philip’s coffin was transferred to the church in Windsor Castle.
His coffin was placed on the Land Rover, and members of the royal family who participated in the parade took office.
The military band began to play music chosen by the duke.
The royal family members who did not participate in the procession arrived at the church. Among them are the Duchess of Cambridge, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Countess of Wessex and her children.