Prince Philip’s Land Rover hearse revealed ahead of funeral

Daniel Fowler
April 17, 2021

"How did you tackle that side of Prince Philip?" she asked.

When and where is the ceremony?

Prince Philip's coffin has been moved from the royal family's private chapel at Windsor Castle to the castle's Inner Hall ahead of his funeral this afternoon. USA viewers can watch the service on CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox News. Pacific on CNN International.

Following the National Minuite's Silence, Prince Philip will get the Order of Service he wanted, with the music he commissioned, the military reflections he ordered and the simplicity he would have enjoyed.

It was also sung at the funeral of his beloved uncle, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, who was murdered by the IRA in 1979.

Elizabeth has always sought to set an example for the nation during her long reign, and face coverings are required in England under rules created to slow the spread of COVID-19.

But the royal family and Buckingham Palace have reportedly worked to avoid creating any more speculations about the brothers' relationship during the funeral.

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the daughters of Prince Andrew, and their respective husbands, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Jack Brooksbank, will be there, as will Princess Anne's son Peter Phillips, her daughter Zara Tindall and husband Mike Tindall.

Funerals of senior royals are normally grand public affairs, honed over years of planning, combining pomp, pageantry, and a guest list that is a who's who of world dignitaries.

Asthana asked the Duke's tributes following his death were for the most part "very nice": "What we hear instead is people saying things instead like "he was straight-talking" or talking about 'his gaffes.' I think there might be a different way to describing some of them", she said referencing some of the racist comments made by the late royal.

Harry and William will not walk next to each other during the funeral procession.

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Cook added that the gunman had died and the public is not believed to be in immediate danger. Family members of workers reportedly gathered at a local hotel to await word on loved ones.

The princes will appear in public together for the first time in over a year at their grandfather's funeral today, walking behind his coffin before attending the official service.

Images of a modified Land Rover designed by the Duke of Edinburgh to carry his coffin have been revealed.

It is a chapel the Duke created himself from some underused space he'd found during the building works which followed the 1992 Windsor Castle fire. Their participation reflects Philip's close affiliation with the armed forces.

The slimmed-down formalities, however, may have appealed to the straight-talking prince, who had an aversion to "fuss", according to his family.

What kind of ceremony is it?

TATOI, Greece - Prince Philip's life spanned a century of European history.

The last major royal funeral - of the Queen's mother, also called Queen Elizabeth - in 2002 cost more than 5.4 million pounds ($7.4 million) and saw more than one million people throng outside Westminster Abbey in central London.

Minute guns and the Curfew Tower Bell will sound off throughout the procession.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, who will preside over the service with the Dean of Windsor, was seen entering the Chapel.

William's former university flatmate turned future Queen adapted to her royal role easily after her wedding, and has attended many solemn memorials and commemorations, including Remembrance Sunday events and a service to mark the end of combat operations in Afghanistan.

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