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A timeline of Prince Philip's health problems

The Duke of Edinburgh was hospitalised for “precautionary measures” on Wednesday. The palace announced the hospitalisation was not related to the coronavirus, for which the Duke received his vaccine in January. While he is said to be in good spirits, this is not the Duke’s first time in the hospital. Royal Central is taking a look at the Duke’s health problems throughout…
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Prince Philip 'reluctant' to mark milestone birthday

This year has sprung plenty of surprises but as 2020 comes to an end, we’ve been treated to perhaps the least unexpected royal revelation of them all. As the countdown begins for the Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthday in June 2021, it’s been reported that Prince Philip has absolutely no desire to be at the heart of a big royal celebration to mark the event. Philip turns 100 in…
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The Duke of Edinburgh makes rare public statement to thank teachers

As the school term came to an end for most pupils in the UK, the Duke of Edinburgh issued a message of support for teaching staff. The Duke is patron of the Chartered College of Teaching. Prince Philip made his rare public statement to show his gratitude to all those in the education sector for their hard work in difficult circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic. It was issued as…
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Equerry lays a wreath on behalf of Prince Philip at the Cenotaph

AnEquerry was tasked with the honour of laying a wreath on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh at the Cenotaph on Sunday during the remembrance commemorations. The 99–year-old Prince was absent from this year’s Armistice Day commemorations, so instead had a wreath placed in lieu. The Equerry, who is a Captain of the Intelligence Corps, placed the wreath at the base of the Cenotaph…
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