Queen resumes royal duties ahead of Prince Philip's funeral

Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties just days after the death of her husband Prince Philip.

Queen resumes royal duties ahead of Prince Philip's funeral

Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties just days after the death of her husband Prince Philip.

British media had previously reported she was determined to keep pushing on with solo engagements, and was set return to royal duties at the end of next week – also a few days after her 95th birthday.

However, the Independent this morning reported that she already had taken up her duties, presiding over an official ceremony that saw Earl Peel stand down as Royal Chamberlain.

Queen Elizabeth in mourning following the death of her husband Prince Philip

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Senior members of the royal family are set to support her during some events, with Prince Charles due to join her for the traditional State Opening of Parliament.

With the royal family currently preparing for Prince Philip's funeral, Buckingham Palace is set to release more details about the funeral, including the guest list, in the next 48 hours.

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Renegade royal Prince Harry is set to be on that list, and is currently halfway through his quarantine at Princess Eugenie's house, Frogmore Cottage.

Only 30 people are set to attend the funeral, which will comply with UK social distancing, and even the Queen wearing a facemask.

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