In the emotional memorial of Prince Philip as Queen, heaven and hell are moved to be there
THE Queen will “move heaven and earth” to attend Prince Philip’s funeral service today – it turns out she was actively involved in planning the ceremony.
The 95-year-old monarch – who has mobility issues – will be given advice before deciding if she is able to do so this morning the 60 mile drive to Westminster Abbey.
Senior royals, including those who have fallen from grace Prince AndrewShe will be attending along with William and Kate fresh from theirs Tour of the Caribbean.
But all royals – including Andrew, who was stripped of his military affiliation over sex abuse allegations – will wear lounge suits rather than military uniforms like they did at the funeral in April, insiders revealed.
Prince William was spotted driving to Windsor Castle yesterday – his first opportunity to give an overview of the Tour since arriving home.
Today’s memorial is said to have the splendor of a state funeral, attended by 27 royals from around the world and hundreds of guests.
A palace source said: “The Queen has been actively involved in the plans for today’s service, with many elements reflecting Her Majesty’s wishes.”
It is believed that the queen will not sit alone, unlike the reduced funeral last April.
Son Charles is tipped to sit next to her.
A source said: “She will be surrounded by her family.”
Ingrid Seward of Majesty magazine said: “I think she’s already made the decision that she’s going to leave.”
It comes after the Queen withdrew from the recent Commonwealth Day Service over “comfort” issues.
Helpers have plans to take them to the abbey, possibly by helicopter.
Harry and Megan won’t be flying in from LA amid a dispute over their safety.
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