HRH Prince Philip

Published: 12 April 2021

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The Palace has also requested that people should consider making a donation to a charity of their choice, or one of The Duke of Edinburgh's Patronages, in memory of His Royal Highness, instead of leaving floral tributes.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Ceremonial Royal Funeral will take place on Saturday 17 April at 3pm in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace said. There will be a National Silence for one minute as the coffin arrives at the Chapel. The funeral service will comply with Government Coronavirus restrictions, which means that guests will be limited to 30. HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh will lie in rest at the private chapel inside Windsor Castle until the day of the funeral. Prince Philip's coffin will be placed on a specially-built Land Rover vehicle - which was commissioned for his funeral and The Duke of Edinburgh "had a hand" in designing it. It will be driven to St Georges Chapel, his family will follow behind. Only members of the Royal Family, plus The Duke's own Private Secretary, will be permitted to enter St George's Chapel with the coffin, along with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Dean of Windsor and the Bearer Party. After the funeral service next Saturday, The Duke of Edinburgh's coffin will be lowered into the Royal Vault underneath St George's Chapel. Once again, the public have been urged not to attend, not to travel to Windsor and to pay their respects by watching Prince Philip's funeral on television. Official Royal Mourning will last for two weeks from the day of The Duke of Edinburgh’s passing on Friday 09/04/21. National Mourning, will officially last for one week - until the funeral service.