Prince Philip is being laid to rest today in a ceremonial royal funeral at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
The Queen's husband is reported to have requested minimal fuss and asked not to lie in state; instead he lay in rest in the private chapel until the day of the service.
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His coffin has been draped in his personal flag, his standard, which represents important elements in his life. HELLO! takes a closer look…
WATCH: Prince Philip's coffin was draped in his personal standard
The flag is split into quarters, with the top left featuring the three lions and red hearts from the Danish coat of arms; Philip was born a prince of both Denmark and Greece, and as such the top right quadrant depicts the white cross from the national flag of Greece.
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Philip denounced his Greek title and became a British citizen upon his engagement to Princess Elizabeth in 1946 and took on his mother Princess Alice's anglicised name – Mountbatten.
Prince Philip's official royal standard
The Mountbatten family is therefore also included on the standard, represented by two black 'pales', or stripes, on white.
Finally, the City of Edinburgh is also featured, depicted by a castle, in honour of Philip's title – he became Duke of Edinburgh upon the occasion of his marriage in November 1947.
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Along with his personal standard, Philip's naval cap and sword was also laid on his coffin.
The Duke had a distinguished naval career
Philip's insignia – the medals and decorations awarded to him by the UK and Commonwealth countries - his field marshal's baton, Royal Air Force wings and insignia from Denmark and Greece were displayed on cushions on the altar in St George's Chapel.
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