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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was laid to rest today outside of London. A small congregation of family members and close friends were in attendance, all masked and socially distanced, as reporter Willem Marx reports.

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WILLEM MARX, BYLINE: From Windsor Castle's ceremonial gate, the Duke of Edinburgh's coffin was carried downhill to St. George's Chapel, accompanied by gun salutes...

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MARX: ...Military personnel, bright spring sunshine and the ringing of bells.

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MARX: His four children and three of his grandsons walked behind his personalized hearse, a dark-green Land Rover he designed. As they neared the chapel's main staircase, the band of the Grenadier Guards regiment struck up the British National Anthem, a song wishing long life for Philip's 94-year-old widow Queen Elizabeth. Dressed all in black, she paused briefly to watch the procession before she entered, followed by a cluster of her sons, wives, grandchildren and grandchildren-in-law.

Eight pallbearers pulled the coffin up steep steps to the chapel entrance and halted as the U.K. observed a minute's silence. The formal funeral service then began with an 18th-century hymn selected by the late duke.

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UNIDENTIFIED SINGERS: (Singing unintelligibly).

ELLIOTT: The dean of Windsor welcomed the small congregation of 30.

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DAVID CONNER: We have been inspired by his unwavering loyalty to our queen, by his service to the nation and the Commonwealth, by his courage, fortitude and faith.

MARX: And the tiny choir of four singers reminded them of the duke's wartime naval service.

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UNIDENTIFIED SINGER: (Singing) Oh, hear us when we cry...

MARX: With Elizabeth's head bowed for much of the service, the Archbishop of Canterbury led the blessing before Philip was interred in the royal vault beneath. For NPR News, I'm Willem Marx in London. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II was memorialized Saturday in a funeral service, decades in the making, before being laid to rest in Windsor Castle.

Because of the pandemic, many of the usual ceremonies were dropped. After a national moment of silence, Philip's body was carried to the gates of Windsor Castle in a personalized hearse, a Land Rover that he helped modify.

What would traditionally be a ceremony of great spectacle was greatly pared down. The public was barred from attending the funeral in person; only 30 people were allowed into St. George's Chapel. Those in attendance, including many members of the royal family, sat socially distanced, wearing masks.

Queen Elizabeth, Philip's wife of 73 years, sat alone, dressed in black.

The Rev. David Conner, who conducted the service, spoke of 'the many ways in which his long life has been a blessing to us.'

'We have been inspired by his unwavering loyalty to our queen, by his service to the nation and the Commonwealth, by his courage, fortitude and faith,' Conner said. 'Our lives have been enriched through the challenges that he has set us, the encouragement that he has given us, his kindness, humor and humanity.'

Philip's soul was celebrated to the strains of a four-person choir, singing selections chosen by him in advance. Before his death April 9 at the age of 99, Philip had spent years involved in crafting the details of his funeral.

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His body was interred in the Royal Vault at St. George's Chapel, alongside 24 other royals, including three kings of England.

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