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Further details on Prince Philip’s funeral times have been revealed.

The proceedings will take place on Saturday afternoon and will remain within the grounds of Windsor Castle to prevent crowds from congregating during the coronavirus pandemic, but will be televised to the nation.

Here’s what we know about what’s going to happen and when.

Watch and follow live coverage of Prince Philip's funeral service on Sky News starting at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Watch and follow live coverage of Prince Philip’s funeral service on Sky News and online from 12:30 p.m. Saturday

2:20 p.m. to 2:27 p.m.

Members of the Royal Family who are not in the procession begin to arrive at St George’s Chapel, where the service takes place.

These include the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cornwall.

2:27 p.m.

The group in the quadrangle begins to play music.

The Land Rover that will carry the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin will enter the quadrangle.

It has been specially modified and designed by the duke himself.

Land Rover Defender
The Land Rover specially designed by the Duke

A longtime Land Rover fan, the Duke spent 16 years on the project and made changes, including requesting a paint in military green.

2:38 p.m.

the Duke of EdinburghThe coffin will be lifted by members of the Queen’s Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.

2:40 p.m.

The music will stop.


The coffin will emerge from the official entrance to Windsor Castle with the members of the procession.

At 2:41 p.m., the casket emerged from the Windsor Castle State Entrance
The coffee is placed on a Land Rover modified by the Duke himself

A royal salute will be returned and the bearer party will place the coffin on the Land Rover.

The vehicle was said to have originally transported the coffin 22 miles from Wellington Arch in central London to Windsor, but the pandemic has curtailed plans for military parades.

2:44 p.m.

The Queen will leave the sovereign entrance to Bentley State and the national anthem will play.

When the vehicle reaches the rear of the procession, it will stop …

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This notice was published: 2021-04-16 11:08:00