Queen to be buried with Prince Philip as monarchs funeral details announced

The Queen will be buried with the Duke of Edinburgh in an emotional private service, Buckingham Palace has revealed.

Her Majesty and Prince Philip will be reunited at a service in Windsor Castle's King George VI Chapel at 7.30pm on Monday (September 19).

The doors of Westminster Abbey will open at 8am on Monday for those invited to the state funeral to take their seats.

Two thousand people including world leaders and foreign royals will gather in the capital to say their final farewells to the UK's longest reigning monarch.

King Charles will once again led his family – as he did for yesterday's service – when the coffin is marched from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey at 10.44am.

The Queen's children (the King, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward) will walk in a quartet trailed by her grandsons Prince William, Prince Harry and Peter Phillips.

The procession will arrive at 10.52am and the coffin will be carried into the Abbey for the service.

The service will start at 11am and end at 11.55am with the Last Post and a two-minute silence. People across the country and commonwealth are urged to join in.

There will then be a procession from the Abbey to Wellington Arch before the Queen's coffin is taken in a hearse to Windsor for the committal service at 4pm.

Her Majesty will then be buried in a private ceremony in Windsor Castle's King George VI Chapel at 7.30pm, alongside the Duke of Edinburgh.

The Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk – who is organising the historic event – described the task as "both humbling and daunting".

He said: "Her Majesty’s passing has left many people across many continents with a profound sense of loss.

"The respect, admiration and affection in which the Queen was held make our task both humbling and daunting. An honour and a great responsibility.

"It is our aim and belief that the state funeral and events of the next few days will unite people across the globe and resonate with people of all faiths, whilst fulfilling Her Majesty and her family’s wishes to pay a fitting tribute to an extraordinary reign."

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