Prince PhilipA funeral was held today, and in the blazing sun on a British spring day, the Duke of Edinburgh was buried during a ceremony befitting of the man who had rendered 70 years of service to the Crown. Scroll to see the main photos of the day:
Before the actions, military personnel marched into the quadrangle at Windsor Castle.
Prince Philip’s coffin was loaded onto a specially modified Land Rover before a short parade.
Queen Elizabeth II, wearing a mask, has arrived in her home state of Bentley to commemorate her husband’s death.
Prince Philip’s coffin was transported to St George’s Chapel followed by a procession that included his children Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Princess Anne.
Prince Harry and Prince William were also in the procession, although their cousin Peter Phillips parted ways.
The coffin of the Duke of Edinburgh was moved to the west staircase of St George’s Church, where a patriotic minute was silent.
The royal family was soaking in the sun on a solemn day.
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Queen Elizabeth II (left of fire) watched the casket-bearers carry her husband’s coffin to St. George’s Chapel.
Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, was also in attendance. Pregnant Meghan Markle saw the events from her home in America after a doctor advised her not to travel.
The 30 guests were socially estranged, including the Widow Queen.
Prince Philip’s coffin rested on the casket that was lowered from him in the royal vault at the end of the service.
The service was conducted by Dean of Windsor. According to Prince Philip’s wishes, there was no eulogy.
The Archbishop of Canterbury delivered a blessing and the choir sang the national anthem.
As the congregation exits the church, Prince William and Prince Harry are photographed speaking.