The @RiflesRegiment was formed in 2007 through the merger of four Regiments. In July 2020, The Duchess of Cornwall succeeded The Duke of Edinburgh as Colonel-in-Chief during ceremonies held at Windsor Castle and Highgrove House.
The Prince of Wales has been Colonel of the Welsh Guards since 1975 and prior to this HRH’s father The Duke of Edinburgh served in the role from 1953. The @WelshGuards were present at the funeral of The Duke of Edinburgh, lining the Quadrangle at Windsor Castle.
During his first public event since Prince Philip's funeral on April 17, the Prince of Wales personally thanked Welsh Guardsmen who took part in the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral, telling them they "did him proud." Read more ⬇️
‘My family and I were deeply moved by the way you all performed your duty.’ Prince Charles tells soldiers they did him proud during funeral of Duke of Edinburgh:
Speaking to the regiment, some of whom had taken part in his father’s funeral, the Prince of Wales said they had done both the Duke of Edinburgh, and himself proud.
Prince Charles says the Royal Family were deeply moved by the military’s role in his father’s funeral and those on parade did the Duke of Edinburgh proud.
Today is The Queen’s 95th birthday. HM was born on 21 April 1926 at 17 Bruton Street in London, the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York. This year The Queen remains at Windsor Castle during a period of Royal Mourning following the death of The Duke of Edinburgh.
The Prince of Wales pays tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh on behalf of The Royal Family.
The Queen wishes to share this private photograph taken with The Duke of Edinburgh at the top of the Coyles of Muick, Scotland in 2003. 📷Photograph by The Countess of Wessex.
The Queen’s message to people across the world who have sent tributes and messages of condolence following the death of The Duke of Edinburgh.
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
Buckingham Palace has announced His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh has died
An Online Book of Condolence is now available on the Royal website for those who wish to send a personal message of condolence: Visit for updates from Buckingham Palace and information about The Duke of Edinburgh's life and work.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were introduced to the newborn son of The Duke & Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle. Ms Doria Ragland was also present. The Duke & Duchess of Sussex are delighted to announce that they have named their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.