Prince Philip funeral: Princess Alexandra joins Dukes of Kent and Gloucester to ...

The Queen's first cousins flocked to support Her Majesty on Saturday afternoon as they were among just 30 selected guests who were invited to attend Prince Philip's funeral. 

Princess Alexandra, the Duke of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent, who loyally supported the monarch and Philip by carrying out royal duties over the decades, mourned the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh at his funeral.

The Queen's three cousins were among the short guest list of just 30 people who were invited to attend the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral, which was scaled back amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, 85, and Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, 76, looked sombre as they wore smart suits decorated with their military badges while attending the funeral at St George's Chapel on Saturday afternoon.

The Duke of Kent (right), who loyally supported the monarch and Philip by carrying out royal duties over the decades, mourned the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday

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The Duke of Kent (right), who loyally supported the monarch and Philip by carrying out royal duties over the decades, mourned the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday

Before the intimate funeral, Princess Alexandra (above) wore a wide-brimmed black hat and a statement pair of glistening stud earrings as she waved at crowds before Prince Philip's funeral on Saturday afternoon

Before the intimate funeral, Princess Alexandra (above) wore a wide-brimmed black hat and a statement pair of glistening stud earrings as she waved at crowds before Prince Philip's funeral on Saturday afternoon

Before the intimate funeral, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy, 84, greeted crowds from her vehicle, which was scaled back amid Covid-19 restrictions.

Princess Alexandra wore a wide-brimmed black hat and a statement pair of glistening stud earrings as she waved at crowds ahead of Prince Philip's funeral on Saturday afternoon.

There was not room for the spouses of the Queen's cousins - the Duchess of Gloucester and the Duchess of Kent - at the ceremony. Also missing from the list of the monarch's cousins was Prince Michael of Kent, 78, who is not a working royal.

the children of the Queen's late sister Princess Margaret - the Earl of Snowdon and Lady Sarah Chatto and her husband David Chatto - also attended the close-knit ceremony. The Queen is particularly close to Lady Sarah.  

The Duchess of Sussex, who is pregnant with her second child and was told by doctors not to fly, was also missing from the list as well as the duke's 10-great-grandchildren, who were all considered too young to attend.

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, looked sombre as he wore smart suits decorated with his military badges while attending the funeral at St George's Chapel

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, looked sombre as he wore smart suits decorated with his military badges while attending the funeral at St George's Chapel

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There was not room for the spouses of the Queen's cousins - the Duchess of Gloucester and the Duchess of Kent (pictured Duke of Kent arriving at funeral)

There was not room for the spouses of the Queen's cousins - the Duchess of Gloucester and the Duchess of Kent (pictured Duke of Kent arriving

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