See How Buckingham Palace Paid Tribute To Prince Philip Following His Death: Photos

Apr. 9 2021, Updated 3:27 p.m. ET

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Buckingham Palace gave a traditional farewell to Prince Philip, who passed away at age 99 on April 9.

After his death was announced, the royal family's statement was printed out and framed. Palace staff members were then seen walking to the property's gates to hang it up.

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"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh," read the statement, which featured the family's insignia on top. "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

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"The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss," the note continued. "Further announcements will be made in due course." Mourners were also seen leaving flowers outside the building.

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According to reporter Omid Scobie, the public will have to hurry if they want to get a glimpse at the tribute.

"Due to the pandemic and current national lockdown, it will be removed shortly to avoid crowds gathering," he tweeted.

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The royal family also honored Philip's death by making their website "temporarily unavailable while appropriate changes are made."

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At the moment, website visitors are greeted by a dark background that features a photo of the late royal alongside the brood's official statement.

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Shortly after his passing, details of his funeral were revealed.

"In line with his wishes, Prince Philip will not receive a State Funeral and his body will not be Lying-in-State," Scobie reported. "Instead, the Duke will lie at Windsor Castle until his funeral in St George's Chapel. Due to pandemic, public have been 'regretfully requested' not to attend."

Additionally, the royal family will enter a 30-day period of mourning, while the country as a whole will grieve for 10 days. For eight days, Queen Elizabeth will not be performing any royal duties.

Flags around the U.K. will be flown at half-mast, except for Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. 

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