Prince Philip funeral updates: Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin moved to Windsor Castle as Prince Harry and William to reunite

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THE Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin was moved to Windsor Castle today ahead of his funeral service this afternoon.

The coffin was moved at 11am by a bearer party from the Queen’s Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards to the royal residence’s inner hall.

Prince Philip had a close association with the regiment serving as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards for 42 years.

The Duke’s association with the Royal Navy and love of the sea will be a focus of the Windsor Castle ceremony – but in line with his wishes there will be no sermon.

More than 730 members of the armed forces are taking part in the event, but there is a limit of 30 mourners at St George’s Chapel, under Covid rules.

The ceremonial royal funeral will be broadcast on BBC One, with coverage beginning at 12:30 BST.

The service itself will start after a national minute’s silence at 3pm.

Read our Prince Philip funeral live blog below for the latest updates…