Jeremy Clarkson shares his plans for Prince Philip’s funeral: ‘I shall be raising a glass’

Prince Philip funeral: Coffin carried into St George's Chapel

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Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson, 61, has revealed he will be “raising a glass” to Prince Philip today during the late royal’s funeral. The Duke of Edinburgh died last Friday and due to current coronavirus restrictions, the ceremony has been limited to 30 attendees and will be 50 minutes long.

 

The funeral is taking place this afternoon at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. 

The star penned in his latest column: “Cheers to Prince Philip.”

He then added to The Sun: “This afternoon, the nation will say goodbye to Prince Philip.

“I shall be raising a glass and reflecting on a life well led.”

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Prince Philip died last Friday aged 99, just two months before his 100th birthday.

Although Prince Harry made his way back from LA to attend his grandfather’s funeral, his wife Meghan Markle is not in attendance after doctors advised her not to travel due to her pregnancy.

The Queen will be sitting alone and and will wear a mask for the duration of the service

Current Covid restrictions state that guests who are not members of the same household have to sit two metres apart.

 

The restrictions have also prevented crowds of well-wishers from gathering around Windsor castle to pay their respects.

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