Queen of England II. The funeral ceremony was held for Elizabeth’s wife, Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99, under corona virus measures. Prince Philip’s coffin, St. George Chapel with the green-colored Land Rover that he helped design.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, wife of Queen Elizabeth II of England was buried.
The funeral for Prince Philip was held at Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the Royal family.
The ceremony in the castle, which is about 50 kilometers from the capital London, started at 14.40 (TSI 16.40).
The funeral vehicle was accompanied by Prince Phillip’s children, Prince Charles, Andrew and Edward, as well as Princess Anne and other members of the royal family.
It was seen that Princess Anne’s son, Peter Phillips, was walking between Prince William and Prince Harry, who left his Royal duties and was reported to have problems with his family.
Male members of the royal family were asked to wear civilian clothing instead of military uniforms.
Queen Elizabeth II followed the cortege, with the guard regiment and some commanders at the forefront, with a car.
The funeral vehicle arrived at Saint George Chapel where Prince Philip would be buried at 14.53. Prince Philip’s navy cap and navy officer sword used in ceremonies were placed on the coffin.
While the religious ceremony in the chapel started at 15:00, only 30 people were taken inside due to the new type of corona virus (Covid-19) restrictions.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson also did not attend the ceremony in order to give his place to a member of the Royal family.
Prince Phillip’s 3 German relatives also attended the ceremony, where the Queen sat alone.
A moment of silence was made at the ceremony, and cannon shots were made. The ceremony ended when Prince Phillip’s funeral was buried in the chapel at 15.45.
Despite the royal family’s request, some people were seen coming to Windsor Castle for the funeral.
Prince Phillip died at the age of 99 on April 9.