The Duke of Edinburgh

Why isn't Prince Philip King?

Alot of comments Royal Central receives raise the question of why Prince Philip isn’t king, despite the wife of a king being a queen. On the face of it, it seems bizarre, perhaps eve sexist, though in this post we’ll explain why exactly Prince Philip isn’t king and why the wife of a king is always a queen. Under English common law, a wife traditionally takes her…
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The Duke of Edinburgh

Vicious rumours of Prince Philip’s death circulate on social media

Vicious rumours claiming that the Duke of Edinburgh has died are circulating on social media. Despite the 98-year-old royal being alive and well, thousands of people have been flooding social media claiming that His Royal Highness has passed away. The rumours have gained so much traction that the topic is trending on Twitter. In this latest ‘fake news’ incident, an anonymous WhatsApp…
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Prince Philip thanks wellwishers after hospital stay

The Duke of Edinburgh has expressed his gratitude for the support and get well soon messages sent to him as he spent four nights in hospital in the run up to Christmas. As Prince Philip arrived back at Sandringham, just in time for Christmas, an official statement said he ”would like to thank everyone who sent their good wishes”. The Duke, who is 98, was admitted to King Edward VII…
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The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip spends third night in hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh remains in King Edward VII Hospital in central London as Christmas week begins. Prince Philip, who is 98, is being treated there for what Buckingham Palace describes as a ”pre-existing” condition. The Prince travelled from Sandringham to London for treatment on Friday morning. As he arrived, a statement was issued saying the measure was precautionary. Later…
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