Prince Philip: Dining room table Duke of Edinburgh was born on sits in City of London boardroom

A polished debut: This is the dining room table Philip was born on – and which has now been saved for posterity sitting in the boardroom of a shipping company in the City of London Princess Alice of Battenberg gave birth to the future Duke of Edinburgh on June 10, 1921, in Mon Repos, Corfu … Read more

Thrifty Duke of Edinburgh wore the same shoes from his 1947 marriage to The Queen for 74 YEARS

The Duke of Edinburgh continued to regularly use the same pair of black leather shoes he wore on his wedding day for the rest of his life, MailOnline can reveal. Prince Phillip first wore the shoes when he married the future Queen on 20th November 1947 at Westminster Abbey – and continued to use them … Read more

Guardian disowns writer who trolled Duke of Edinburgh

Guardian disowns writer Karen Geier who trolled Duke of Edinburgh by saying she was ‘saddened’ to hear his death was ‘peaceful’ Guardian journalist Karen Geier was ‘saddened’ Philip’s death was ‘peaceful’  The Canadian-based left-wing  journalist told her critics to ‘get a life’  Actor turned activist Laurence Fox said it was  hard not to hate these … Read more

Prince Philip: Why so much of what you think you know about the Duke of Edinburgh is wrong

Looked at from the outside, the Duke of Edinburgh was a kind of living model of the British establishment – ever-present at all those State ceremonial occasions, Trooping the Colour, openings of Parliament.  Lean, imperious, with an eagle’s stare and a hawk nose, dressed in the bearskin and scarlet of colonel of the Grenadier Guards, … Read more

Thousands sign petition calling for a monument to be built in tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh 

A petition calling for a statue to Prince Philip following his death yesterday aged 99 has already been signed by thousands of people. Save Our Statues launched a change.org campaign calling on Boris Johnson to erect a monument to the Duke of Edinburgh in London. The page has been signed more than 4,000 times since … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Joe and Jill Biden honor Duke of Edinburgh for his WWII service

Joe and Jill Biden paid tribute to Prince Philip’s service in the Second World War, his dedication to the British people and his 73-year marriage to the Queen in a statement after his death at the age of 99. In a statement released five hours after Buckingham Palace released his death, and a number of … Read more

Prince Philip dies at 99: How the Queen must now go on without the Duke of Edinburgh

The loss of her beloved husband at the age of 99 will be one of the most traumatic experiences the Queen has ever had to face. Together for more than 73 years, the Duke of Edinburgh has supported the monarch through the ups and down of her life and reign, including throughout the time they … Read more

Prince Philip dies: The distinguished military career the Duke of Edinburgh gave up for the Queen

Prince Philip’s attachment to the Armed Forces predated even his 73-year marriage to his beloved wife the Queen. The Duke of Edinburgh – who has died at the age of 99 – was highly-decorated during his distinguished military career – which he gave up in 1953 when the Queen ascended the throne. He joined the Royal Navy in 1939 and, by … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Piers Morgan pays tribute to ‘selfless’ Duke of Edinburgh

Dedication. Devotion. Duty. That’s all you need to know about Prince Philip. For 73 years, this extraordinarily selfless man gave his life to the service of his adoptive country and to his wife, the Queen. He was the longest-serving royal consort to any sovereign in British history. And he was tough, uncompromising, fiercely loyal, incredibly … Read more

Prince Philip dies: The 73-year marriage of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh

Good-looking and blond-haired, the tall, athletic Prince of Greece impressed the young Princess – then known as Lilibet – by jumping over the college tennis nets at their first publicised meeting.  They had been present together on various occasions, including the wedding in 1934 of Philip’s cousin Princess Marina, later Duchess of Kent, to Princess … Read more