Prince Philip’s funeral pictures, here’s who all attended
Queen Elizabeth II along with the Royal Family members bid farewell by paying tribute to Prince Philip for one last time.
Queen Elizabeth II, along with the Royal Family members, bid farewell by paying tribute to Prince Philip for one last time.
Only 30 guests were a part of this funeral ceremony that took place on Saturday, April 17. It took place at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Only a small number of people could join because of the restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic hitting U.K. as well.
Among those 30 members were Prince Harry and Prince William walking behind with their grandfather’s coffin. In between was their cousin Peter Philips separating the two prince so as to avoid any kind of embarrassment.
Royal family members avoided getting dressed up in admiral outfits, instead wore morning coat with medals or day dress. Protective face masks were also a part of everyone’s attire.
Next throne’s heir, Prince Charles, and his sister Princess Annie led family members in an eight-minute-long procession. The coffin moved from the castle to the chapel within the grounds. Philip’s youngest children Prince Andrew and Prince Edward also walked in the procession.
Her Majesty traveled in the state Bentley at the back of the ceremonial procession and sat alone, due to social distancing guidelines.
Philip’s relative from the German side of his family also came to the U.K. for the service. The relatives included Bernhard, the hereditary prince of Baden, who is the grandson of Philip’s sister Theodora, Donatus, prince and head of the house of Hesse, into which Philip’s sister Cecile is married, and Prince Philipp of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, who is the grandson of Philip’s older sister Princess Margarita.
Now let’s take a look at who all attended Prince Philip’s funeral through these pictures-