PRINCE PHILIP, THE DUKE OF EDINGBURGH, DIES AT AGE 99
Buckingham Palace has announce that The Duke of Edinburgh passed away at age 99.
A statement from the Palace said: "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."
Prince Philip was the Queen’s husband of 73 years, and he was the longest serving consort in British history, and was only months away from his 100th birthday in June.
The Covid-19 pandemic may have an impact on the plans for the duke’s funeral. With restrictions still in place amid the Covid-19 outbreak, the public elements of the final farewell will not be able to take place in their original form.