Prince Philip , Queen Elizabeth ll husband died at 99, the Duke of Edinburgh prince Philip death was announced by Buckingham palace, which was said to pass away peacefully.
Prince Philip had been hospitalized several times in recent years over various ailments, recently in February the palace said”
Philip’s funeral will be held at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, “in line with custom and with His Royal Highness’s wishes,” the College of Arms, which oversees many ceremonial aspects of the royal family’s work, said in a statement Friday.
The statement added that the duke would not have a state funeral, and that the funeral would not be proceeded by a lying-in-state.
“The funeral arrangements have been revised in view of the prevailing circumstances arising from the Covid-19 pandemic and it is regretfully requested that members of the public do not attempt to attend or participate in any of the events that make up the funeral,” the statement added.
An official notice of his death was posted on the rallings of Buckingham palace, as traditional but was removed shortly to avoid gathering.