Queen and royal family mourn Prince Philip as tributes pour inApril 9, 2021
Funeral details yet to be finalised after Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen’s ‘strength and stay’, dies aged 99
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The Queen and royal family were in mourning as condolences and tributes flooded in from across the globe following the announcement of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, aged 99.
Flags were lowered to half-mast and the tenor bell at Westminster Abbey tolled 99 times in honour of Prince Philip, the Queen’s “strength and stay” for 73 years, who died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning. He was the longest-serving consort in British history and two months away from his 100th birthday.