Prince Henrik has made his final journey to Christiansborg Palace Church ahead of his funeral on Tuesday.
The Prince’s coffin was transferred from Amalienborg Palace ahead of the funeral which will be a small and private event.
The Danish Royal Familly followed Prince Henrik’s hearse to the church and watched on the streets as he was taken inside.
Hundreds of people lined the streets to see The Queen’s husband on his final journey, watching respectfully from the side of the road.
Prince Henrik’s coffin is made of wood which was taken from places close to his heart.
The coffin’s upper locking pin is made from ash tree from Fredensborg Palace, the centre is made of the pine tree from the Château de Cayx and the bottom locking pin is made from wood taken from Gråsten Castle.
Placed on the coffin is the Prince’s flag with his coat of arms.
His Royal Highness’s funeral will be small and private keeping with the wishes of the Prince who did not want a state funeral.
It will take place on 20 February at 11am at the Christiansborg Palace Church at Slotsholmen in Copenhagen. Only close family and friends will be in attendance.
Erik Normann Svendsen, former bishop of the Copenhagen Cathedral and royal confessor, will conduct the service.
Prince Henrik is to be cremated with his ashes being spread in the ocean and buried in the private royal garden at Fredensborg Palace.
It was revealed in August 2017 that Henrik did not wish to be buried beside his wife in Roskilde Cathedral as he felt he was never her equal; he had wanted to be granted the title of King Consort instead of the Prince Consort title he was given. At the time, a Royal Court spokesperson stated that the Queen accepted his decision regarding his burial.
The Royal Danish House has also announced that the Royal Court will have a month of mourning. Dark colours will be worn as the Queen, Royal Family and the Royal Court will not participate “in social or entertaining events.” It will end 14 March.
A book of condolence will be placed at Det Gule Palæ, Amaliegade 18 from today through the 20th of February for people to sign. People will be able to sign the book from 9:00-17:00 pm each day.