British government to announce €230m royal yacht named after Prince Philip – report
Some of Her Majesty's favourite broaches include: The ruby and diamond Andrew Grima brooch given to her by Prince Philip in 1966 as a tribute to British design. 💎The sapphire piece famously worn on her 1947 honeymoon. 💐The flower basket brooch, a gift from her parents
👑 No birthday parade, no gun salutes in Hyde Park and in front of the Tower. It will be a quiet 95th birthday for Queen Elizabeth, just a few days after the funeral service for Prince Philip. Still, here are 10 noteworthy facts about the British queen.
Through his extraordinary example, His Royal Highness Prince Philip proved that true partnership has room for both ambition and selflessness — all in service of something greater. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Family, and the British people.
I wish to express my sincere condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Royal Family and the British people upon the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip who lived an exemplary life defined by bravery, a sense of duty and commitment to the youth and the environment.
RIP Prince Philip, 99. A truly great Briton who dedicated his life to selfless public duty & was an absolute rock of devoted support to Her Majesty, The Queen, as the longest-serving royal consort to any British sovereign. A very sad day for our country. Thank you, Sir.
TODAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1947, Princess Elizabeth, heir to the British throne, married Prince Philip Mountbatten at London's Westminster Abbey. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their 72nd wedding anniversary this year.