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Photos: How the Royal Family remembered Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip

The funeral ceremony of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip took place on Saturday, April 17, at St Geroge’s Chapel.

It is worth noting that Prince Philip was instrumental in designing his own funeral service which has been in the planning for more than 25 years.

Prince Philip, who was an essential part of the royal family passed away at the age of 99 on April 9, in Windsor Castle.

Here, in pictures, is the story of the day.

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrives at Windsor Castle in preparation for the Gun Salute on the palace grounds on the day of the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, in Windsor, Britain April 17, 2021. Antonio Olmos/Pool via REUTERS
Image: The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery arriving at Windsor Castle in preparation for the gun salute on the palace grounds
The Duke of Cambridge (left) and the Duke of Sussex (centre) follow the coffin of their grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, as it passes through the Parade Ground, during his funeral at Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: The Duke of Cambridge (left) and the Duke of Sussex (centre) follow the coffin

Dignitaries and members of the royal family present included Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Cambridge – Prince William, Duke of Sussex – Prince Harry, Peter Philips, who is a cousin to both William and Harry, The Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales among others.

The Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex following the hearse with Peter Phillips between them
Image: Some of those attending, including the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex, separated by their cousin, Peter Phillips
The Duke of Edinburgh is being laid to rest at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
Image: The Duke of Edinburgh was laid to rest at St George’s Chapel

The Duke’s coffin, draped with his personal flag, his sword, naval cap and a wreath of flowers laid on top was taken to the chapel from Windsor Castle in a procession led by the Band of the Grenadier Guards.

Members of the military arrive for the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in Windsor Castle
Image: A procession in the lead up to the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral service in Windsor
Members of the military arrive for the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
The Prince of Wales walks behind The Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin, covered with His Royal Highness’s Personal Standard, outside St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, before the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: Prince Philip’s coffin was draped in his striking 12ft personal standard and decorated with a wreath of flowers chosen by the monarch, and his Admiral of the Fleet Naval Cap and sword
Queen Elizabeth II takes her seat for the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: The Queen takes her seat for the service
Queen Elizabeth II during the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: A poignant image – the Queen caught alone in the chapel

Queen Elizabeth II in her facemask sat alone as part of measures taken to keep her safe from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Members of the royal family attend the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in Windsor, Britain, April 17, 2021. Yui Mok/Pool via REUTERS
Image: St George’s Chapel, where the funeral was held
Members of the royal family follow the coffin into St George's Chapel during the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh, at Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: Members of the Royal Family follow the coffin into the chapel
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. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: The Queen watches as the coffin is placed in the chapel, ahead of the service
The Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales during the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral at St George's Chapel, in Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: The Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales
The Duke of York during the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: The Duke of York during the funeral
Britain?s Prince William and Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, at St George's Chapel, in Windsor Castle, in Windsor, Britain, April 17, 2021. Yui Mok/Pool via REUTERS
Image: Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during the service
Britain's Prince Charles walks behind the hearse on the grounds of Windsor Castle during the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, in Windsor, Britain, April 17, 2021. Alastair Grant/Pool via REUTERS
Image: Prince Charles walks behind the hearse
Prince Charles follows the coffin as it makes it's way past the Round Tower. Pic: AP
Image: Prince Charles follows the coffin as it makes it’s way past the Round Tower. Pic: AP
Military in parade dress uniform march past flowers. Pic: AP
Image: Detachments of service personnel from the military units the duke had a special relationship with were there, as well as troops from the Household Cavalry and the Foot Guards. Pic: AP
Soldiers arrive at the Windsor Castle. Pic: AP
Image: Soldiers arrive at the Windsor Castle. Pic: AP
Members of Household Cavalry march by St George's Chapel. Pic: AP
Image: Members of Household Cavalry march by St George’s Chapel. Pic: AP
Fell ponies, Balmoral Nevis and Notlaw Storm pullling the Duke of Edinburgh's driving carriage arrive for the funeral of the Duke in Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Picture date: Saturday April 17, 2021.
Image: Fell ponies, Balmoral Nevis and Notlaw Storm pulling the Duke of Edinburgh’s driving carriage

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