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: That means Roskilde will be completely left
: out of the funeral of the late prince.
: His choice for his remains to be cremated is
: a novelty in Danish Royal history i believe.
: Seems to add an even sadder note that the
: prince chose not to be buried alongside his
: wife. It must make it that little bit harder
: for the Queen to contemplate in addition to
: the grief she is already feeling!
I am not sure. She accepted his wishes, and his choice is very much him. I guess it is also an indication that the pomp of circumstance will be scaled down after the funeral of Queen Margrethe when this time comes. There will be rethinking of how things are done - a bit like what have happened in other royal houses.
The Queen has inserted a number of traditional elements have been incorportaed into the ceremony. Like the shots, ringing of church bell, costrum doloris etc.