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United in grief - Prince Philip's children and grandchildren lead the funeral procession in his honour

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral procession began its short journey from the State Entrance of Windsor Castle to St George’s Chapel flanked by members of the military serving as pallbearers. Prince Philip’s coffin rested on a specially designed Dark Bronze Green Land Rover hearse, which the Duke helped to design himself. His casket was draped in his Personal Standard with his…
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The medals and regalia chosen for Prince Philip's funeral

The Duke of Edinburgh helped select the insignia which will be displayed on the altar during his funeral service. Nine velvet cushions will be placed on the altar of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor during the ceremony, each containing decorations, medals and regalia representing the many facets of his long, royal life. Among the items chosen for the Duke’s funeral are his Field…
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No Royal Family eulogy at the funeral of Prince Philip

There will be no royal eulogy for the Duke of Edinburgh when his funeral takes place later today. The Order of Service, shared on the eve of his funeral, showed that no member of the family will give a spoken tribute to the Prince who died on April 9th 2021. The readings will be given by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Windsor who are leading the service. There will be no clergy…
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Elizabeth and Philip: An everlasting love

For nearly 74 years, The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were happily married, but their love began several years before their 1947 wedding at Westminster Abbey. Their story began in 1939 when Princess Elizabeth was 13, and Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark was 18. Elizabeth had joined her parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and younger sister Princess Margaret on a trip to the royal…
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