European RoyalsThe Duke of Edinburgh

Europe’s royals turn out in force for Prince Philip’s Thanksgiving Service

Royals from across Europe will travel to the United Kingdom on 29 March to attend the Thanksgiving Service for Prince Philip at Westminster Abbey. Several monarchies have confirmed their attendance ahead of the event. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde will travel from Belgium, while King Felipe and Queen Letizia will travel from Spain. The Netherlands is sending King Willem-Alexander, Queen…
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If Camilla can be Queen, why wasn't Prince Philip styled as King?

A lot of comments Royal Central receives raise the question of why Prince Philip wasn’t styled as king, despite the wife of a king being known as queen. On the face of it, it seems bizarre, perhaps eve sexist, though in this post we’ll explain why exactly Prince Philip wasn’t king and why the wife of a king is always a queen. Under English common law, a wife traditionally takes…
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Netflix's Death to 2021 viewers divided over Prince Philip jokes

A new Netflix comedy special has criticised for making fun of the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Death to 2021 premiered on the streaming platform on 27 December and is the second installment of the satirical mockumentary, the first installment, Death to 2020, was released last year. The special, written by famous comedy writers Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones, stars world-famous…
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Royals to unite for BBC documentary on Prince Philip

A tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh will air later this month on BBC One, featuring interviews with his children and adult grandchildren. Prince Philip: The Family Remembers will feature over a dozen members of the late Prince Philip’s family speaking candidly of their patriarch, who passed away on 9 April at the age of 99. Per the BBC, the documentary will feature interviews filmed…
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