Prince Philip husbund of queen Elizabeth II had died at Windsor Castle on Friday 9 April at the age 99.The ceremonial royal funeral will be start after a national minute’s silence at 15:00 today( April 17).
More than 730 members of the armed forces are taking part in the event, but there is a limit of 30 mourners at St George’s Chapel, under Covid rules. BBC
His body is now resting in the private chapel at Windsor Castle before moved to the State Entrance and his coffin will be placed on a modified Land Rover and carried in a procession the short distance to St George’s Chapel.
The funeral service will be conducted by the Dean of Windsor.
“The Order of Service, released by Buckingham Palace, says the Dean of Windsor will pay tribute to Prince Philip’s “kindness, humour and humanity” and the “many ways in which his long life has been a blessing to us”.
“We have been inspired by his unwavering loyalty to our Queen, by his service to the nation and the Commonwealth, by his courage, fortitude and faith,” BBC