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    Inside Prince Philip’s Royal Funeral


    Prince Philip’s coffin being conveyed

     

    It was a solemn occasion as the British Royal Family gathered on Saturday afternoon to pay their last respect to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

    The burial service was held at the St. George’s Chapel, Windsor.

    Prior to the burial service, a magnificent procession – with about 700 troops from different wings of the British Army – was held.

    A one minute silence was held across Britain in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s late husband on Saturday, April 17, 2021.

    Attendance at the burial service was restricted to about 30 people due to coronavirus restrictions and Prince Philip’s personal wish.

    The Queen, Prince Philip’s children and grandchildren including the ‘feuding brothers’ namely Prince Harry and Prince William, his German relatives, a number of world leaders including former US President, Donald Trump, attended the burial service.

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    There were gun salutes across Britain in honor of the late Prince.

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    At the end of the burial service, Prince Harry and Prince William, two brothers who have had strained relations in recent years, were seen walking together.

    Prince Philip and Prince William

    The Queen banned the wearing of military uniforms by members of Th Royal Family at the burial service to ostensibly safe Prince Harry and Prince Andrews who resigned from royal duties from looking “odd” at the solemn ceremony.

    Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II got married in 1947 and lived together happily for 73 years until his death.

    The Queen is expected to wear black attire for the rest of her life as a sign of mourning Prince Philip.

    Covid-19 protocols

    Coronavirus safety protocols were strictly complied with at the service.

    The Queen was seen sitting alone in keeping with the coronavirus safety protocols.

    Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Burial Service

    Prince Charles sat in opposite position to the Queen, with the Archbishop of Canterbury offering a personalized prayer for Prince Philip.

    As the late Prince’s coffin was conveyed into the St George’s Chapel, members of The Royal Family were seen walking behind it.

    Prince Philip, a British Royal of Greek origin, died at the Windsor Castle on Sunday, April 9, 2021. He was aged 99 and had been in a relationship with the Queen since she was 26 years old.

    The Queen who will turn 95 years old on April 21, is going to spend the rest of her life without her beloved husband, who has been her “strength” for seven decades plus by her side.

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