Royal Family reveals guest list for Prince Philip’s funeral

It will not be a state funeral, but rather a ceremonial royal funeral, similar to what was held for the Queen Mother in 2002 and Princess Diana in 1997. 

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Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh? His coffin, flanked by eight military pallbearers, will be placed in a modified Land Rover — which Philip helped design — and moved from Windsor Castle to St. His family fled revolutionaries in Greece a year after he was born, and it was reported he was smuggled out of the country in a fruit crate. ET and will be televised throughout. Members of the armed forces will line the route and fire guns in salute during the procession.   The following members of the Royal Family will walk in procession behind the coffin: Prince Charles and his sons, Princes William and Harry; Princess Anne and her husband, Vice Admiral Tim Laurence, and son, Peter Phillips; Prince Andrew; Prince Edward and his son, Forfar, Viscount Sevrin; and Earl Snowden. Harry, who has been estranged from the Royal Family since he stepped back from royal duties in January 2020, will not be walking next to his brother William. BST, or 9:40 p.m. The funeral is limited to Queen Elizabeth and Philip’s four children, eight grandchildren, their spouses, the late Princess Margaret’s children and several members of Philip’s Greek and German family. The full list of attendees is as follows:Queen ElizabethPrince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of CornwallPrincess Anne and her husband, Vice Admiral Tim LaurencePrince Andrew Princess Edward, his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and their children, Forfar, Viscount Severn and Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor Prince William and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of CambridgePrince HarryPeter PhillipsZara and Mike Tindall Princess Beatrice and her husband, Edoardo Mapelli MozziPrincess Eugenie and her husband, Jack BrooksbankLady Sarah and her husband, Daniel ChattoEarl SnowdonDuke of GloucesterDuke of KentPrincess AlexandraBernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden  Prince Donatus, Landgrave of HessePrince Philipp of Hohenlohe-LangenburgThe Countess Mountbatten of BurmaPhilip, who died on April 9 at the age of 99, was born Prince Philip of Greece, the fifth and only son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice. ET. His older sisters all married German aristocrats, and since he married Queen Elizabeth only two years after the end of World War II, none of his surviving relatives except for his mother attended their wedding. 

The funeral procession will begin at 2:40 p.m. The number of attendees is limited to 30 due to Britain’s COVID-19 restrictions — and even Prime Minister Boris Johnson won’t be attending. In a bombshell interview he and his wife, Meghan, gave to Oprah Winfrey last month, he said although he and William had “been through hell together” but they were on “different paths.” Meghan, who is pregnant with the couple’s second child, will not be attending the funeral on medical advice not to travel. 

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The funeral will start at 3 p.m. BST, or 10 a.m. George’s Chapel. More

The funeral service will be conducted by the Dean of Windsor and is expected to last 50 minutes. Royal Family reveals guest list for Prince Philip’s funeral

By Caroline Linton

April 15, 2021 / 4:03 PM
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Royals Report: Prince’s funeral Saturday

Royals Report: Prince’s funeral Saturday


Buckingham Palace on Thursday released the names of the 30 people who will attend Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday. All attendees will wear masks.During the service, a small choir of four will sing pieces of music chosen by Philip. 
First published on April 15, 2021 / 4:03 PM