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Prince Philip funeral: Pictures as Queen and nation bid farewell to the duke

The Queen has led her family – and the nation – in mourning at the funeral of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Queen Elizabeth II during the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire.IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA

The Queen was seated at the front of the quire, nearest the altar. Directly opposite her was the Prince of Wales alongside the Duchess of Cornwall.

The coffin is carried into St George's Chapel during the funeral of Britain"s Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99, at Windsor Castle, Britain, April 17, 2021.IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA
Queen Elizabeth II watches as the coffin of the Duke of Edinburgh is placed St George"s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire during his funeral service.IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA
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The Duke of Edinburgh's coffin, covered with His Royal Highness's Personal Standard is carried to the purpose built Land Rover during the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES

The duke’s coffin began its journey to St George’s Chapel with the bearer party lifting it from its resting place in the castle’s inner hall and walking towards the state entrance.

Nine members of the Royal Family walked behind the coffin, with Princess Anne and Prince Charles in the front row, followed by Prince Edward and Prince Andrew.

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Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Peter Phillips, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Earl of Snowdon David Armstrong-Jones and Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence follow Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh's coffin during the Ceremonial Procession during the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES

In the third row, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry walked either side of their cousin Peter Phillips.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Peter Phillips and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES

Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence and the Earl of Snowdon were in the next row, followed by members of the duke’s household staff.

Queen Elizabeth II arrives for the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh at St George"s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire.IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA

Before the minute’s silence for the duke, the Queen’s car arrived at the chapel as the national anthem played. She went inside to be met by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

The Duke of Edinburgh's coffin, covered with His Royal Highness's Personal Standard arrives at St George's Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA
Duke of Edinburgh's coffin, covered with His Royal Highness's Personal Standard arrives at St George's Chapel carried by a bearer party found by the Royal Marines during the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA
Members of the military stands outside St George's Chapel before the funeral service of Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in Windsor CastleIMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERS
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives in the quadrangle ahead of the ceremonial funeral procession of Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor,IMAGE COPYRIGHTAFP
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The Duchess of Cornwall arrives at St George's Chapel, Windsor CastleIMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERS
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Members of the Household Cavalry are seen ahead of the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
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Members of the Household Cavalry are seen ahead of the funeralIMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
he Foot Guards Band are seen marching into position ahead of the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, EnglandIMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
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Members of a military band march into position at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London, on April 17, 2021, prior to the funeral service of Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghIMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery enter into Windsor Castle ahead of the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
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Members of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive at Windsor Castle on the day of the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, in Windsor, near London, Britain April 17, 2021IMAGE COPYRIGHTREX / SHUTTERSTOCK

Hundreds of people watched on as the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery made their way along the Long Walk up to Windsor Castle at midday.

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Dozens of riders, wearing black, gold and red uniforms and carrying three guns, rode up to the castle’s Cambridge Gate.

People on The Long Walk at Windsor Castle ahead of The funeral of Prince PhilipIMAGE COPYRIGHTREX / SHUTTERSTOCK
Members of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery are pictured on the day of the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, in Windsor, near London, Britain April 17, 2021IMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERS
A person salutes the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery as they make their way down the Long Walk towards Windsor Castle, as the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh takes place in St George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle, BerkshireIMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA

Members of the regiment will fire minute guns from the east lawn of Windsor Castle as Prince Philip’s coffin is taken from the castle to the chapel.

King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery make their way up The Long Walk towards Windsor Castle ahead of the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in Windsor Castle, Berkshire. April 17, 2021IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA

Some members of the public have been in Windsor to pay tribute to the duke but the area has largely been quiet due to the restrictions.

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive at Windsor Castle for the funeral of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
Mourners gather outside Windsor Castle for the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
Knitted post box toppers featuring Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are pictured in Windsor, west of London, on April 17, 2021IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES
Members of the media gather outside Windsor Castle on the day of the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, in Windsor, near London, April 17, 2021.IMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERS

The Duke of Edinburgh personally selected the regalia that has been placed on the altar at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.

The insignia – the medals and decorations conferred on him by the UK and Commonwealth countries – has been positioned on nine cushions. He has included insignia from Denmark and Greece in a nod to his birth heritage as a prince of Greece and Denmark.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Insignia's placed on the altar in St George's Chapel, Windsor, ahead of his funeral.IMAGE COPYRIGHTPA MEDIA
Insignia belonging to Prince Philip, the Royal Victorian Order Collar and Badge, and the Royal Victorian Order Breast Star and Badge (front) and The Order of the Elephant (Denmark), and the Order of the Redeemer (Greece), are placed on the altar in St George's Chapel, WindsorIMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERS
image captionInsignia belonging to Prince Philip, the Royal Victorian Order Collar and Badge, and the Royal Victorian Order Breast Star and Badge (front) and The Order of the Elephant (Denmark), and the Order of the Redeemer (Greece), are placed on the altar in St George’s Chapel, Windsor
First light rises over Windsor Castle seen from across the River Thames on the Day of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral on April 17, 2021 in Windsor, England.IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES

 

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