The Queen has described the death of her husband Prince Philip as “having left a huge void in her life”.

Her son, Prince Andrew, revealed his mother's feelings after attending a church service where members of the royal family said prayers for the Duke of Edinburgh as the nation remembers him.

The Duke of York described the passing of his father as resonating with many people, saying: “We’ve lost the grandfather of the nation.”

Andrew was joined at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, by the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their daughter Lady Louise Windsor for a Sunday service.

The duke said about his father’s death: “She described it as having left a huge void in her life, but we the family – the ones that are closer – are rallying round to make sure we’re there…”

Meanwhile, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby paid tribute to Philip during a remembrance service at Canterbury Cathedral and described the duke as someone who had a “remarkable willingness” to “take the hand he was dealt in life”.

It comes after Prince Charles on Saturday evening paid a touching tribute to his 'dear Papa'.

The Duke of York (third left) and the Countess of Wessex talk with Crown Estate staff as they attend the Sunday service at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge

In a personal statement, the Prince of Wales said Philip was a 'very special person' who was much-loved and appreciated.

He paid tribute to his father's 'remarkable, devoted service' to the Queen, the country and the commonwealth.

And he said Prince Philip would be missed 'enormously'.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh

Speaking from his Gloucestershire home Highgrove on Saturday, Prince Charles said his father would be 'so deeply touched' by the outpouring of sorrow that had been shown since his death.

The heir to the throne said: "I particularly wanted to say that my father, for I suppose the last 70 years, has given the most remarkable, devoted service to The Queen, to my family and to the country, but also to the whole of the Commonwealth.

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"As you can imagine, my family and I miss my father enormously.

"He was a much loved and appreciated figure and apart from anything else, I can imagine, he would be so deeply touched by the number of other people here and elsewhere around the world and the Commonwealth, who also I think, share our loss and our sorrow.

The Prince of Wales, speaking to the media at his Gloucestershire home Highgrove

"My dear Papa was a very special person who I think above all else would have been amazed by the reaction and the touching things that have been said about him and from that point of view we are, my family, deeply grateful for all that.

"It will sustain us in this particular loss and at this particularly sad time. Thank you."

The duke died peacefully on Friday at the age of 99.

A ceremonial funeral will take place at Windsor Castle on Saturday, April 17.