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Retro special: Tribute to Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh who has died aged 99

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle"

Friday, 9th April 2021, 4:14 pm

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.

A statement issued by the palace said: ""It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband.

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

The longest-serving consort in British history, The Duke of Edinburgh, had returned to last month Windsor Castle after a long spell in hospital.

A notice was posted on the gates following the announcement of the duke's death and the flag at Buckingham Palace has been lowered to half-mast.

The Duke of Edinburgh made several visits to North Northamptonshire many in his role as consort

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