Mournful Prince Edward & Sophie view floral tributes to Philip outside Windsor.

A MOURNFUL Prince Edward, Sophie and Lady Louise Windsor today viewed floral tributes laid in honour for Philip outside Windsor Castle.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex and their daughter paused to gaze at thousands of tributes left for the Duke of Edinburgh ahead of his funeral on Saturday.

Prince Philip died last Friday aged 99 - sparking an outpouring of grief.

Members of the public have laid flowers outside St George’s Chapel, where the funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon.

Prince Edward, the Duke’s youngest son, gazed sorrowfully at the tributes this afternoon alongside wife Sophie Rhys-Jones.

Among them were wreaths bearing messages from Boris Johnson, Nicola Sturgeon and the Royal Navy.

The couple appeared touched by the tributes.

Sophie, while looking over handwritten letters from children, could be heard saying "how sweet", before speaking to her husband about the amount of flowers.

They walked around for about fifteen minutes before leaving.

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