The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh undertakes a rare engagement at Sandringham whilst The Queen enjoys Ascot

The Duke of Edinburgh may be missing from Royal Ascot this year, but he is being kept busy elsewhere as the 98-year-old Prince conducts a rare engagement in Norfolk. Prince Philip, who retired from public duties in 2017, conducted the engagement at Wood Farm on the Sandringham Estate where he received two military personnel in audience. #DYK The Duke of Edinburgh is Colonel-in-Chief of The…
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The Duke of Edinburgh's most famous gaffes

Royal Central have compiled together some of his most famous, yet hilarious gaffes. The list below details remarks be has made about celebrities, places and even his own family. Madonna After being told that Madonna would be performing the Die Another Day theme tune back in 2002, Prince Philip famously quipped: “Are we going to need earplugs?” Elton John Sir Elton John has long been a…
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Duke of Edinburgh passes on patronage to Countess of Wessex

It has been announced the Duke of Edinburgh officially handed over the patronage of The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to the Countess of Wessex. The duke took on the role of patron of the organisation, which serves as the professional body for management and leadership, in 1992.  However, he was involved with the CMI as an Honorary Fellow since 1969, making 2019 his 50th year of service to…
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The Duke of York's new patronage

The Duke of York has become the patron of the Outward Bound Trust, taking over the role from the Duke of Edinburgh. Princess Beatrice of York has also been elected to the organisation’s Board of Trustees. Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Andrew would be following in his father’s footsteps on Tuesday morning. The Duke of York said, following the announcement, that it was…
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