HRH Prince Phillip Retires Thimble

£8.95
The Duke of Edinburgh will retire from public engagements this summer, a decision that Buckingham Palace said had the full support of the Queen. Shortly after the news was announced, Prince Philip joined the Queen at St James’s Palace for a service and lunch for the Order of Merit. Tributes to the longest-serving royal consort in British history, who turns 96 this month, followed the announcement, first made to royal staff in the ballroom of Buckingham Palace on 4 May. Prince Philip will attend previously scheduled engagements between now and August, both individually and accompanying the Queen.

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The Duke of Edinburgh will retire from public engagements this summer, a decision that Buckingham Palace said had the full support of the Queen. Shortly after the news was announced, Prince Philip joined the Queen at St James’s Palace for a service and lunch for the Order of Merit. Tributes to the longest-serving royal consort in British history, who turns 96 this month, followed the announcement, first made to royal staff in the ballroom of Buckingham Palace on 4 May. Prince Philip will attend previously scheduled engagements between now and August, both individually and accompanying the Queen.