Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will be buried in the royal crypt of Windsor Castle this afternoon. Due to restrictions imposed in the fight against the coronavirus, the funeral will be held in a family gathering.
Buckingham Palace said that the funeral will begin at 3:40 pm, when the coffin procession will leave the castle’s private church, and the funeral will march and observe a minute of silence across the country.
According to the current health measures in England, the farewell party was attended by only 30 guests, most of whom were members of the royal family.
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.
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Buckingham Palace announced the funeral schedule of Prince Philip.
The funeral will begin after one minute of silence and will last approximately 50 minutes.
A group of policemen gathered near the basement.
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The palace released a guest list on Thursday, revealing that Prince William and Prince Harry will not walk next to each other behind the coffin. Among them is his cousin Peter Philips, who is the son of Princess Anne. All guests, including the queen, who will be 95 years old next week, will wear masks, sit separately and maintain physical distance. The queen will sit down alone.
The four-member choir will sing works selected by the prince himself at the funeral, and the performance will last for 50 minutes.
Among the 30 guests were Crown Prince Charles, his second wife Camilla, three other queen children and eight grandsons and their spouses.
The child of the Queen’s late sister Princess Margaret and three cousins of Philip from Germany will also attend.