The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, will happen at 1400 GMT on Saturday, April 17 in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Fortress, west of London, Buckingham Palace mentioned, saying that the funeral will likely be televised. Philip, the longtime husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died “peacefully” at Windsor Fortress on the age of 99
Owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, the long-established plans for his funeral have been scaled down however remained very a lot in keeping with Philip’s needs.
Philip, referred to as the Duke of Edinburgh, will likely be given a ceremonial royal funeral held completely throughout the grounds of Windsor Fortress with out public processions and solely 30 mourners. Although the precise particulars of attendees have not been launched, a palace spokesman reportedly mentioned that amongst these current will likely be Prince Harry nonetheless, his spouse, Meghan, who’s pregnant with their second youngster, won’t attend on physician’s recommendation.
This would be the first time after since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s bombshell interview, that the Duke of Sussex will reunite together with his royal household by flying abroad to pay final respects to his late grandfather.
Prince Philip tied the knot with Queen Elizabeth II on November 20, 1947. That they had 4 youngsters together- Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. The couple additionally had eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Prince Philip handed away two months earlier than his one hundredth birthday on June 10. He made sporadic public appearances after the COVID-19 pandemic engulfed the complete world.