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  • Short Summary

    Footage of unknown personality at Windsor, Berkshire.

  • Description

    Funeral at Windsor. Berkshire.

    Unknown personality; may be British royalty. Possibly Prince John; youngest son of King George V and Queen Mary who died in 1919 at age 14. DS priests and altar boys in procession; past Windsor Castle. Side view of steps; with ornate carved stone rails; soldiers stand on steps. DS pallbearers carry the coffin on their shoulders; they start up steps to right. Slow pan as they carry coffin up steps. Mourners follow; including Royal Family. Several men in uniforms; women in long veils etc. deep mourning.

    ceremonies; royalty

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    Film ID:
    1912.17
    Media URN:
    73101
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:57:00 / 01:16:41:00
    Canister:
    ON 126 P

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The steps seen are those leading up to St George's Chapel at Windsor.

    Therefore this clip cannot, as surmised, be the funeral of Prince John, as his funeral took place at Sandringham.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks - anyone know which funeral this is?

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