This will be followed by the Princess Royal, the Prince of Wales, the Earl of Wessex and Forfar, the Duke of York, Peter Phillips, the Duke of Cambridge, the Duke of Sussex, the Earl of Snowdon and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence.
This procession to the west steps of St George’s Chapel will take eight minutes.
The honour of carrying the Duke’s coffin into St George’s Chapel will go to the Royal Marines, of which he was Captain General.
What time does Prince Philip’s procession and ceremony start?
The coffin will be moved from the Private Chapel to the Inner Hall of Windsor Castle at 11am, where the Lord Chamberlain, the Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle and the Dean of Windsor will be present by 2pm.
At 2.20pm the Dean will say prayers before departing by car to St. George’s Chapel. The coffin will leave the state entrance of Windsor Castle at 2.40pm on April 17. The procession will step off at 2.45pm, with the Land Rover reaching the West Steps of the chapel eight minutes later.
The funeral will begin with a national minute’s silence at 3pm as the coffin enters St George’s Chapel.
On the grass at the Castle’s Quadrangle will be representative detachments drawn from Prince Philip’s military special relationships.
Has Covid affected the funeral arrangements?
Strict Covid rules mean the Queen will sit alone during the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral service and will wear a mask throughout, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.
The law states that anyone…