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The special link with his mother hidden in Prince Philip's funeral arrangements

After Prince Philip’s funeral, on April 17th 2021 at St. George’s Chapel, his coffin will be lowered into the Royal Vault where it will remain until the death of The Queen. The two, who shared a marriage lasting over 73 years, will then be buried together. But the decision to place Philip in the Royal Vault means that this prince will share one final, special bond with his mother. For she…
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Gun salutes to be fired across the UK to mark the death of Prince Philip

Gun salutes will be fired around the United Kingdom at noon on April 10th 2021 to mark the death of The Duke of Edinburgh. Royal Navy ships at sea will join the tributes which will also take place in London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff as well as in Gibraltar. The 41 gun salutes will start at noon with one round fired every minute. Military tributes got under way early on Saturday…
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Cardinal Vincent Nichols: ''how much we will miss Prince Philip's presence and character''

The leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, has said Prince Philip’s character, so ”full of life and vigour” will be much missed as he paid tribute to The Queen’s husband following his death at the age of 99. Speaking soon after the Duke of Edinburgh’s death was announced, Cardinal Nichols said ”At this moment of sadness…
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The Archbishop of York praises Prince Philip's devotion to duty

The Archbishop of York, the second most important cleric in the Church of England, has paid tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh’s unwavering support for a wide range of causes and issues. Speaking soon after it was announced that the Duke of Edinburgh had died at the age of 99, Stephen Cottrell said ”Prince Philip was a remarkable man who lived a life of service dedicated to his…
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