Amid preparations of Prince Philip’s funeral extra particulars have emerged concerning the proceedings.
Specific.co.uk reveals that the late Duke of Edinburgh shall be laid to relaxation “in a lead-lined English oak coffin made for him more than 30 years ago along with a matching casket for the Queen.”
The age of the coffin in not often known as present royal undertakers Leverton & Sons got the Queen and Philip’s caskets from JH Kenyon in 1991.
Director Andrew Leverton advised The Instances: “It is not something you can just make in a day or a few hours.
“It was felt that it was necessary to have it obtainable.”
He shared that English oak was now “very tough to pay money for” because most oak coffins were crafted from American wood.
The funeral of Prince Philip will happen at St George´s Chapel, Windsor Citadel, on April 17.
Plans for the funeral are reported to be in step with The Duke of Edinburgh’s personal private needs.
The event will acknowledge and have a good time the Duke’s life and greater than 70 years of service to The Queen, the UK and the Commonwealth.
In the meantime, the variety of mourners shall be restricted to 30, with Buckingham Palace stressing that the service shall be held in step with COVID-19 restrictions, that means members of the royal household together with the queen could be anticipated to put on a masks.