Prince Philip’s Funeral: All 30 People Who Will Attend

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on April 9, 2021, at the age of 99. In the days since Buckingham Palace has slowly been sharing the details of his funeral. Partly because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and his own wishes, the funeral for Queen Elizabeth II’s husband will be small. 30 people will attend Philip’s funeral but who is on the guest list? 

Prince Philip’s funeral is on April 17, 2021, at St. George’s Chapel

Prince Philip smiles during a visit to the headquarters of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force's 603 Squadron in Edinburgh, Scotland
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The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral is set for eight days after his death. It will take place at St. George’s Chapel, which is located on the grounds of Windsor Castle. 

Philip won’t have a state funeral. Those are typically for monarchs, according to the British royal family’s website. Instead, he’ll have what’s called a “ceremonial royal funeral.” A small procession will make their way to the chapel while Philip’s coffin will be transported in a Land Rover. Another one will accompany the Duke of Edinburgh inside the chapel.

Philip will be laid to rest at 10 a.m. ET. His funeral service inside St. George’s Chapel will be led by the Archbishop of Canterbury. It’s expected to last 50 minutes. Philip will be interred in the chapel’s Royal Vault at the end of the service. 

Who is invited to the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral?

Buckingham Palace announced the 30-person list of who will attend Philip’s funeral on April 15, 2021. As expected, it’s a small group of royals. A few of Phillip’s sisters’ family members will also be in attendance. 

The guest list is as follows: 

  1. Queen Elizabeth II
  2. Prince Charles
  3. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
  4. Anne, Princess Royal 
  5. Vice Admiral Tim Laurence
  6. Prince Andrew, Duke of York
  7. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
  8. Sophie, Countess of Wessex
  9. Forfar, Viscount Severn 
  10. Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor 
  11. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
  12. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
  13. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex
  14. Peter Phillips
  15. Zara Tindall
  16. Mike Tindall 
  17. Princess Beatrice of York 
  18. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi
  19. Princess Eugenie of York
  20. Jack Brooksbank
  21. Lady Sarah Chatto
  22. Daniel Chatto
  23. Earl Snowdon
  24. Duke of Gloucester
  25. Duke of Kent
  26. Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy
  27. Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden  
  28. Prince Donatus, Landgrave of Hesse
  29. Prince Philipp of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
  30. Countess Mountbatten of Burma

How to watch Prince Philip’s funeral

Prince Philip smiles for photo during visit to Richmond Adult Community College
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The service will not be open to the public. However, Philip’s funeral will be televised and streamed online. The service will start at 3 p.m. BST or 10 a.m. ET. in St. George’s Chapel with a minute of silence for Philip. 

However, as previously mentioned, there will be a procession to the chapel beforehand. It’s scheduled to begin 15 minutes before the service at 9:45 a.m. ET. Various outlets including CNN and CBS News will begin coverage prior to the service.