Hours ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle, the royal family has revealed some of the unique personal touches being incorporated into the ceremony.
- Only 30 mourners will be allowed inside St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle for the funeral service because of COVID-19 restrictions
- The Duke of Edinburgh’s two fell ponies will pull a carriage he designed himself
- A collection insignia Prince Philip selected will be laid at the altar
The funeral is scheduled to begin at 3:00pm Saturday local time (midnight AEST).
“The Duke of Edinburgh was closely involved in the planning of his own funeral,” the royal family’s official Twitter account said in a series of tweets.
“As a result, it will involve a number of unique touches…