British RoyalsThe Queen

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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