The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip designed his own hearse before death - a special custom-made Land Rover which will carry his body on Saturday

The Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin will be placed on a specially-built Land Rover on Saturday which will carry bis body from to St George’s Chapel. The Land Rover has been specially commissioned for Prince Philip’s funeral, with the the Duke having “had a hand” in designing it. The Queen and The Royal Family will travel behind the Land Rover for his funeral, which…
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A tearful Countess of Wessex says that "The Queen has been amazing"

The Countess of Wessex tearfully told the media that “The Queen has been amazing” in light of the death of her husband of 73 years. Prince Edward and Sophie drove through crowds in Windsor after they paid a visit to the grieving monarch. As they departed the town, the Countess made the remarks to a Sky News reporter through her car window. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex &amp…
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Prince Charles visits his grieving mother at Windsor Castle following the death of Prince Philip

The Prince of Wales have travelled from Highgrove House in Gloucestershire to Windsor Castle in Berkshire to be alongside the grieving Queen. Prince Charles made the journey on Friday so he could be alongside his mother following the death of her husband of 73 years, Prince Philip. The Duke of Edinburgh died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning aged 99. Funeral arrangements will…
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Praise for BBC presenter Martine Croxall as she emotionally announces the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

BBC News presenter Martine Croxall has been praised for her sensitive handling of announcing the death of Prince Philip across BBC Television networks. Ms Croxall was scheduled to present the 11am – 1pm slot on the BBC News Channel on Friday morning and had little idea that she would be tasked with announcing the news of the Duke of Edinburgh’s death to the world. Shortly after…
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