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Prince Philip has been by the Queen's side throughout her reign. (Getty)

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's 71 years of marriage in pictures

The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary on November 20, 2018.

The couple were married on November 20th 1947, in a lavish ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

For their anniversary however, the Queen and Prince Philip seemed to have opted for a more private affair.

Here is a look back over their 71 years of marriage.