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Why England Prime Minister Did Not Attend Prince Phillip's Funeral Service

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson was not in attendance during the memorial service of Prince Philip at Windsor Castle.

The private ceremony was attended by only thirty people from the Royal family. The restricted number was as a result of covid-19 pandemic where public gatherings are banned as one of the containment measures.

England will be coming out of Lockdown this coming Monday but there are still restrictions on gatherings, limiting the number of people to attend funerals and weddings.

British Prime Minister decided not to attend the function so that more room is created for maximum number of Royal family. He died last week at the age of 99 years, few months before celebrating his 100th birthday.

The ceremony started with and eight minute procession followed by funeral service at St Chapel at Windsor Castle. Duke of Edinburgh was the longest serving consort for seventy three years. He served in the Royal navy and took part in World War II, before marrying then Princes Elizabeth.

During their honey moon in Kenya, Prince Elizabeth II father King George VI died and Prince Elizabeth rose to the throne to become the Queen.

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