The Duke of Edinburgh

Statue of Prince Philip may stand in Trafalgar Square after his death

A memorial statue of 98-year-old Prince Philip is being proposed for the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square which would be commissioned after his death, according to the Sunday Times. This is seen as the prime spot and would be placed where a giant blue rooster, large thumb and naked man once stood. If approved, it would end twenty years of modern art displays on the spot. Since 1998, rotating…
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Gun salutes and peals of bells for the Duke of Edinburgh's 98th birthday

The birthday of the Duke of Edinburgh has been marked in right royal fashion with gun salutes across the United Kingdom. Bells have also been run to mark the anniversary of the birth of Philip, Britain’s longest serving royal consort. Appropriately enough for the Duke of Edinburgh, there was a 21 gun salute at Edinburgh Castle to mark his birthday. The rounds were fired at noon, the same…
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A new royal record for Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh has become a royal record breaker. Again. He is now the longest lived descendant of Queen Victoria. Prince Philip, born on June 10th 1921 in Corfu, overtook Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone who was one of Queen Victoria’s granddaughters. She lived to the ripe old age of 97 years and 313 days and saw six monarchs, including her granny, on the throne.  As the clock chimed…
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Prince Philip back behind the wheel again - and without a seatbelt

The Duke of Edinburgh has been spotted behind the wheel again, just two days after his car accident where the 97-year-old was lucky to survive with no serious injuries. The Duke was driving alone, wearing tinted glasses, and without a seatbelt when the Daily Mail photographed him driving his Land Rover Freelander into the Sandringham Estate earlier today. Those on social media have called Prince…
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