Last updated on August 23rd, 2023 at 11:27 am
The above image appeared on the website of the British Monarchy on the morning of Friday, 9 April 2021, together with the following announcement:
“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces 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.
Further announcements will be made in due course.
The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.
Friday, 9 April 2021”
This is a very sad loss for the nation, but especially for his wife, our Queen, her children and grandchildren. Our thoughts are with them.
Among the many obituaries and tributes circulating on the web is this one from the BBC.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Born: Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921, at Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
Died: 9 April 2021, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, United Kingdom
RIP and thank you