The Duke of Edinburgh wrote to actor Lionel Jeffries to thank him for his sympathies after Lord Mountbatten was killed.
The Duke of Edinburgh made a rare statement during his retirement as he thanked those working for a vaccine.
Prince Philip was admitted to the King Edward VII’s hospital in central London on Friday for observation and treatment relating to a pre-existing condition.
Roy Warne, 75, was driving with his wife when he witnessed Prince Philip’s car accident with another vehicle on Thursday close to the Sandringham Estate.
A confused Prince Harry asked his father Charles if his mum Princess Diana was dead in the aftermath of her tragic death, according to an insider. Tina Brown, the princess’ biographer, made the heartbreaking revelation in Channel 5 documentary Diana: 7 Days That Shook The Windsors. She explained: “Prince Harry actually asked his father, ‘Is it true that Mummy’s dead?
Following this morning’s announcement that the Duke of Edinburgh is to stand down from official royal duties, anti-royalists have called for the public to condemn the gaffe-prone prince. Graham Smith, CEO of campaign group Republic – which is calling for the royal family to be abolished – says the response in some quarters to hail the prince as a national treasure is misguided. Regarding Prince Philip’s penchant for inappropriate remarks, which has earned him national treasure status in some quarters, Graham said: “If any MP said the things he said they would have been out of office a long time ago.
The news that Prince Philip is to step down from public life has come as something of an anti-climax, with many of us anticipating a more dramatic announcement. Following a much-hyped meeting at Buckingham Palace this morning – which was called at 3am – it has been confirmed that the the Duke of Edinburgh will retire from royal duties in the autumn. To say that the people of Twitter were a little disappointed by the news of the 95-year-old’s impending retirement is an understatement.
Some might ask, ‘How old is too old for one to be branded with a needle and ink?’ Well, Judi has just answered that silly question for us and proved age aint nothin’ but a number. The cool James Bond star debuted her new inking at a gala to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Speaking about the etching, Judi told Surrey Life magazine that it was a gift from her only daughter, Finty Williams, and she was delighted with the surprise.