The Queen had the difficult choice of selecting just 30 guests for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral.
Here is a look at who has been confirmed as attending:
1. The Queen
The nation’s longest-serving head of state, who was married to the duke for 73 years, will lead mourners as they gather in St George’s Chapel later.
– PHILIP’S CHILDREN AND THEIR SPOUSES
2. The Prince of Wales
Future king Charles, the Queen and Philip’s eldest son, is the nation’s longest-serving heir to the throne.
3. The Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla, once a royal mistress now a future Queen, will be supporting her husband Charles during his time of grief.
4. The Duke of York
Andrew will make his first appearance at an official royal event at the funeral since stepping down in 2019 from royal duties after his disastrous Newsnight interview about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Andrew, who was previously dubbed Air Miles Andy amid criticism of his globe-trotting, denies he had any form of sexual contact or relationship with Ms Giuffre.
5. The Earl of Wessex
Edward, the Queen and Philip’s youngest son, worked closely with his father on his Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme.
Edward’s wife Sophie is being hailed as a great source of comfort for the Queen as she mourns for Philip.
7. The Princess Royal
Anne, the Queen and Philip’s only daughter, is often seen as the most hard-working member of the royal family.
8. Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence
Anne’s husband is a familiar face at official royal engagements but the dependable royal rarely takes centre stage.
– THE GRANDCHILDREN AND SPOUSES
9. The Duke of Cambridge
Second in line to the throne William – the Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales’s eldest son – has paid tribute to the duke as an “extraordinary man”.
10. The Duchess of Cambridge
Kate, a future Queen, will be at husband William’s side. It will be the first major royal funeral the duchess has attended.
11. The Duke of Sussex
Harry, who has rushed back from the US, is self-isolating at Frogmore Cottage.
12. Princess Beatrice
Beatrice is the eldest daughter of the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York.
13. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi
Beatrice wed millionaire property tycoon Edo, a long-time family friend of the Yorks, in a secret lockdown ceremony last summer, with the Queen and Philip among the handful of guests.
14. Princess Eugenie
Eugenie is Andrew and Sarah’s youngest daughter and Philip’s death has happened just weeks after the 31-year-old princess became a first-time mother.
Eugenie works as a director at the contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth in London.
15. Jack Brooksbank
Eugenie’s husband is European brand director of Casamigos Tequila, co-founded by the actor George Clooney.
16. Lady Louise Windsor
Lady Louise is the 17-year-old daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, and was close to her grandparents, particularly the Queen.
17. Viscount Severn
Lady Louise’s brother, 13-year-old James is the youngest of Queen and Philip’s grandchildren, and lives with his family at Bagshot Park, Surrey, 10 miles from Windsor Castle.
18. Peter Phillips
The 43-year-old is the eldest son of the Princess Royal and was the duke’s first grandchild.
He has the key role of walking between his cousins William and Harry in the procession to the chapel.
In 2016, his agency organised the Patron’s Lunch celebration in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday.
19. Zara Tindall
Anne’s daughter gave birth to her third child – the Queen and Philip’s 10th great-grandchild – less than four weeks ago.
The champion equestrian rider won a silver medal in the London 2012 Olympics with Team GB.
20. Mike Tindall
Zara’s husband Mike is a former England rugby player, known for his relaxed approach to life and stints on celebrity shows The Jump and Bear Grylls: Mission Survive.
– CLOSE RELATIVES OF THE QUEEN
21. Earl of Snowdon
The earl, formerly Viscount Linley, is the eldest child of the Queen’s late sister Princess Margaret.
22. Lady Sarah Chatto
Princess Margaret’s daughter Lady Sarah has a strong bond with the Queen, who is said to adore her only niece.
23. Daniel Chatto
Lady Sarah Chatto’s husband Daniel Chatto is an artist and former actor.
24. Duke of Gloucester
A first cousin of the Queen, Richard cut short his career as an architect to devote his life to royal duties following the death of his older brother Prince William in 1972.
25. The Duke of Kent
Also the Queen’s first cousin, Edward or “Steady Eddie” – as the royals reportedly call him – carries out his minor role within the family with a dutiful and reliable good grace.
26. Princess Alexandra
Princess Alexandra, another first cousin, has devoted decades of her life to royal duty and charity work.
PHILIP’S GERMAN RELATIVES
27. Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden
Prince Bernhard, 50, is the grandson of the duke’s second sister Theodora.
28. Prince Donatus, Landgrave of Hesse
Prince Donatus, 54, known as Don, is head of the house of Hesse into which the duke’s younger sister Cecile and Sophie married.
Philipp, 52, is the grandson of the duke’s elder sister Princess Margarita.
THE DUKE’S CARRIAGE DRIVING COMPANION
30. Countess Mountbatten, Penelope “Penny” Knatchbull
She is the wife of Earl Mountbatten, Norton Knatchbull, who is the grandson of Philip’s beloved uncle the 1st Earl Mountbatten, who was murdered by the IRA in 1979.
WHO ELSE WILL BE IN THE CHAPEL?
– The clergy and choir
The 30 limit rule does not include clergy, and the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Windsor will preside over the service.
A small choir of just four people, including one soprano, will sing pieces of music chosen by the duke.
– Lady in waiting
A lady in waiting, as yet unnamed by Buckingham Palace, will travel to the chapel with the Queen by car and enter the church, but as a member of the royal household, not as a guest.
She will remain in the nave, and not be seated in the quire with the royal family.
– The duke’s private secretary
– Brigadier Archie Miller Bakewell was the duke’s right hand man for 11 years, taking on the role in 2010.
He will process behind the duke’s coffin with two pages and two valets, and will enter the chapel, but not be seated in the quire.
WHO WILL BE MISSING?
– The Duchess of Sussex
Meghan, who is pregnant with her second child, has stayed in California after doctors advised her not to fly.
– The great-grandchildren
The Queen and Philip’s 10 great-grandchildren – Savannah and Isla Phillips; Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis of Cambridge; Mia, Lena and Lucas Tindall; Archie Mountbatten-Windsor; and August Brooksbank – are considered too young to attend. All are aged 10 and under.
– A first cousin – and spouses of cousins
The Queen’s cousin Prince Michael of Kent is not on the guest list, nor is his wife Princess Michael of Kent, or the Duchess of Kent and the Duchess of Gloucester – spouses of the Duke of Kent and the Duke of Gloucester.