Her Majesty the Queen was depicted as his funeral for the first time since the death of her husband Prince Philip.
Queen Elizabeth was driven from Windsor Castle to St. George’s Chapel in Bentley state, following the steps of high-ranking kings who walked behind the Land Rover with the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin.
She arrived wearing a black coat, hat, and face mask lined with a white border as she mourned her 73-year-old husband.
The Queen had a private moment on Saturday morning to say goodbye to her husband. According to The Mirror, the Queen spent some time with the Duke’s coffin before it was moved this morning. The Duke of Edinburgh was not in the state, but in a private chapel in Windsor Castle.
This morning at 11 a.m. the coffin was placed in front of the funeral service.
She sat alone in the chapel while the coffin was carried inside for social distancing and to deal with coronavirus restrictions. Her Majesty sat to the right of Prince Philip’s coffin in front of the chapel.
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The funeral began at 3 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
There were nine pillows with badges around the altar in St. George’s Chapel. They represent British and Commonwealth orders and decorations as well as the final pillow with orders from Greece and Denmark. The Duke of Edinburgh had around 61 awards and prizes from 53 different countries, although not all of them were on display due to lack of space. He personally selected the insignia to be placed on the altar for his funeral.