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Here's The Full Schedule For Prince Philip's Funeral on Saturday

Here's The Full Schedule For Prince Philip's Funeral on Saturday

Prince Philip‘s funeral is slated to take place tomorrow, April 17, and the schedule of the day has been released.

The Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully last week at the age of 99 and as reported, his final resting place will eventually be the King George VI Memorial Chapel.

The 30 allowed attendees have already been announced and include his and Queen Elizabeth II‘s children, grandchildren and a few of his closest friends.

The funeral will be broadcast live via BBC World News from Windsor Castle. U.S. viewers can watch the service on CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox News.

The somber event will also be streaming live on the Royal Family’s official YouTube page.

Click inside to see the full timeline for Prince Philip’s funeral…

Here’s what you can expect to see during the funeral for the Duke of Edinburgh:

6 a.m. ET: Philip’s coffin will be moved from the private chapel at Windsor Castle, where his body now lies, to the Inner Hall in preparation for the procession.

9:20 a.m. ET: Guests who are not participating in the procession depart from Windsor Castle by car for St. George’s Chapel.

9:27 a.m. ET: Bands in the Quadrangle of the castle begin to play music. The Land Rover that will carry Prince Philip’s coffin enters the Quadrangle and the pall bearers take their position.

9:40 a.m. ET: The music stops and Prince Philip’s coffin emerges from the State Entrance. Members of the royal family who are part of the procession will depart the State Entrance and take up their positions for the procession. After a royal salute, the pall bearers place the coffin onto the Land Rover.

9:44 a.m. ET: Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by a Lady-in-Waiting, departs the Sovereign’s Entrance in the State Bentley. The. National Anthem is then played.

9:45 a.m. ET: The 8-minute procession, which includes Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Prince Harry, Peter Phillips, Prince William, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, The Earl of Snowdon, Philip’s personal protection officer, Philip’s private secretary, two pages and two valets, begins.

9:53 a.m. ET: The procession arrives at the steps of St. George’s Chapel. A second procession into the chapel beings.

10 a.m. ET: A National Minute of Silence is observed and the 50-minute funeral service, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, begins. At the conclusion of the service, Prince Philip will be interred in the Royal Vault in St. George’s Chapel.

In addition to those taking part in the procession, other guests joining Queen Elizabeth in the chapel include Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Zara and Mike Tindall, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Lady Sarah Chatto, and more.

The official guests will be seated six feet apart in The Quire at St. George’s Chapel. The congregation will wear masks during the service. Members of the royal family will be in mourning dress and not in military uniform.

There will be a small quartet who will sing pieces of music chosen by the Duke of Edinburgh.

At the conclusion of the service, the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin will be lowered into the Royal Vault and the National Anthem will be sung by the choir.

Once the service has finished and the royal family has departed the chapel, everything becomes private.

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