Prince Philip started his ultimate journey on Saturday on a specifically modified Land Rover hearse, adopted on foot by a procession of senior royals together with Prince Charles and Princes William and Harry.
Queen Elizabeth adopted the procession within the State Bentley because the coffin, borne on the bespoke Defender TD 130 in navy inexperienced, made its method to Philip’s funeral service at St George’s Chapel.
Charles and Princess Anne adopted the coffin on foot, adopted by their brothers Edward and Andrew, and Charles’s two sons William and Harry – evoking reminiscences of the 1997 funeral of Diana after they walked as grieving boys behind their mom’s coffin.
Philip’s naval cap and sword lay on high of the coffin which was coated with the Duke of Edinburgh’s private commonplace that includes the Danish coat of arms, the Greek cross, Edinburgh Fort and the stripes of the Mountbatten household.
The Band of the Genadier Guards led the procession, adopted by navy chiefs. The coffin will pause for the nationwide minute of silence at 1400 GMT. A gun fired from the East Garden will signify the beginning and finish.