Prince Philip Funeral Time and How to Watch Queen Elizabeth II's Goodbye to Husband

Queen Elizabeth II will say goodbye to Prince Philip—her husband of 73 years—during a service with just 30 close family. Here's how to watch.

The royals will comply with COVID regulations like other families across Britain, limiting numbers at St George's Chapel, in Windsor Castle, on Saturday, April 17.

Prince William and Prince Harry will be among those walking behind their grandfather's coffin-but they will be separated by cousin Peter Phillips as the queen moves to supress simmering tensions following the bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview.

The family will be dressed in morning suits, rather than military uniform, breaking a centuries old royal tradition, as the queen further moves to keep the peace.

Prince Andrew had reportedly demanded to wear an Admirals uniform, despite having stepped back from public duties before being promoted to the rank, while Prince Harry was set to be the only one in civilian dress having quit royal duties.

There will also be a military procession as Brits tune into television sets to watch the service.

Prince Philip's Final Royal Engagement Before Retirement
Prince Philip raises his hat in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines during his final individual public engagement marking the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge at Buckingham Palace on August 2, 2017 in London, England. The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral will be on Saturday, April 17. Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Americans will be able to watch on NBC News, with the network's coverage beginning from 9.30am ET.

The funeral service itself will begin at 10am ET, or 3pm U.K. time.

A Buckingham palace said in statement: "On Saturday, ahead of the Funeral Service, the Coffin, covered with His Royal Highness's Personal Standard and surmounted with his Sword, Naval Cap and a wreath of flowers, will be moved privately from its present location in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle to the Inner Hall of Windsor Castle.

"After prayers are said by the Dean of Windsor in the Inner Hall, the Coffin will be
carried to the State Entrance by a Bearer Party found by The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.

"The Bearer Party will place His Royal Highness's Coffin on a purpose-built Land Rover.

"The Queen will depart from the Sovereign's Entrance in the State Bentley and join the rear of the Procession in the Quadrangle.

"At 1445hrs the procession steps off to St George's Chapel, flanked by military Pall Bearers."

Prince Philip died aged 99, just two months before his 100th birthday, following a prolonged period in hospital.

He was treated for an infection and also underwent heart surgery in March but was discharged, giving him a few precious weeks at home with Elizabeth before he slipped away.

Prince Charles yesterday appeared tearful as he inspected flowers left outside the gates of Buckingham Palace by mourners even after requests to use an online book of remembrance

A Buckingham palace said in statement: "Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family are grateful for all the messages of condolence from around the world and have been touched to see and hear so many people sharing fond memories of The Duke of Edinburgh.

"Although plans for the Funeral have been modified to take into account public health guidelines, the ceremonial aspects of the day and the Funeral Service itself are in line with The Duke's wishes and will reflect His Royal Highness's personal and military affiliations."

Prince Charles Inspects Prince Philip Palace Flowers
Prince Charles visits the gardens of Marlborough House, next to St James's Palace, London, to view the flowers and messages originally left by members of the public outside Buckingham Palace following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, on April 15, 2021 in London, England. Jeremy Selwyn - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Order of Procession

The Princess Royal and The Prince of Wales

The Earl of Wessex and The Duke of York

The Duke of Sussex and Mr. Peter Phillips and The Duke of Cambridge

Vice Admiral Tim Lawrence and The Earl of Snowdon

Members of the Royal Family due to Attend Prince Philip's Funeral

Her Majesty The Queen

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence

The Duke of York

The Earl of Wessex and Forfar, The Countess of Wessex and Forfar, Viscount

Severn and The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The Duke of Sussex

Mr. Peter Phillips

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Tindall

Princess Beatrice, Mrs. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli

Princess Eugenie, Mrs. Jack Brooksbank and Mr. Jack Brooksbank

The Lady Sarah and Mr. Daniel Chatto

The Earl of Snowdon

The Duke of Gloucester

The Duke of Kent

Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy

The Hereditary Prince of Baden

The Landgrave of Hesse

The Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

The Countess Mountbatten of Burma

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