It will be attended by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex the funeral of his grandfather Prince Philip in the UK on April 17 without Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, a spokesman said.
Meghan, who is pregnant, did not receive medical permission from her doctor to travel, the spokesman said.
The funeral will take place next Saturday at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. according to Buckingham Palace. Thirty family members will attend the funeral as guests according to government guidelines COVID-19, BBC reported.
The duke died “peacefully” on Friday at the age of 99, the royal family dit.
“It is with great sorrow that Her Majesty the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, Her Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the palace said in a statement. “His Royal Highness died peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Other opportunities will be made on time. The royal family joins people from all over the world in mourning their loss.
Prince Charles addressed the audience on Saturday, saying he and his family “are missing [his] father enormously ”and are“ deeply touched ”by people around the world who shared his loss.
“My dear dad was a very special person, who above all would have been surprised by the reaction and the touching things that have been said about him,” Charles said.
Turned on Friday, the College of Arms said Philip would not have the state funeral nor be in the state, “according to the custom and wishes of His Royal Highness.”
Harry and Meghan have not lived in the UK for over a year, after theirs announcement in January 2020, who were “taking a step back” as working members of the royal family.
The Sussex currently live in Montecito, California.