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Who accompanied the Queen on her way to Prince Philip's funeral?

The Duke of Edinburgh was buried on 17 April

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Jenni McKnight
US Lifestyle Editor
Updated: April 17, 2021
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The Duke of Edinburgh is being laid to rest on Saturday 17 April at St. George's Chapel in Windsor – and if you're wondering who accompanied the Queen in her car on the way to his funeral, we have the answer.

Her Majesty was joined by one of her ladies-in-waiting as she made her way to the service in a Bentley.

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Lady Susan Hussey was the companion for the journey to the service, although Her Majesty sat alone in St George's Chapel once inside. 

WATCH: Prince Harry and other family members walk behind the coffin

Lady Susan Hussey, who was married to the late BBC chairman Marmaduke Hussey, is a part of HMS Bubble - a group of around  20 staff attending to the Queen at Windsor during lockdown.

Some of the ladies-in-waiting have been with the Queen for a very long time - more than 5 decades. They act as both friends and loyal assistants, and their discretion and support will be invaluable.

MORE: Lady Susan Hussey - more photos

READ: Princess Anne reveals 'life will be completely different' without father Prince Philip

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The Queen was accompanied by Susan Rhodes on Remembrance Sunday

Only 30 royals were able to attend the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral due to current COVID-19 restrictions, but other members and close friends were able to watch the service on a live stream instead.

PRINCE PHILIP'S FUNERAL: See all the latest pictures here. 

In a touching detail and in line with his wishes, Prince Philip's coffin was driven from the State Entrance of the Castle to the West Steps of the Chapel on a specially modified Land Rover he helped design himself.

The coffin, draped in the Duke's personal standard and with flowers, his Naval Cap and sword placed on top, was carried from the State Entrance to the Land Rover by pallbearers from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.

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Prince Philip died 'peacefully' on 9 April 

MORE: Prince Philip obituary: The Duke's incredible life from childhood to duty

The Prince of Wales and other members of the family walked in procession behind the coffin along a route lined with socially distanced servicemen and women from across the Armed Forces.

At the West Steps, a bearer party from the Royal Marines carried the coffin up to the doors of the Chapel, ahead of the minute's silence at 3 pm.

At the end of the service, the Duke's coffin will be interred in the Royal Vault beneath the Chapel.

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