The Queen and Prince Philip in pictures

Prince Philip died age 99 on Friday 9 April

Sabrina Barr@fabsab5
Friday 09 April 2021 12:28

Prince Philip has died “peacefully” at the age of 99.

Buckingham Palace announced on Friday 9 April that the Queen’s husband had died at Windsor Castle earlier that day.

In statement, Buckingham palace tweeted: “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, the Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II were married for 73 years, having wed on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey.

The royal couple tied the knot four months after their engagement was officially announced.

They had first met 13 years prior at a family wedding, when they were both children.

Click through the gallery above to see pictures of the Queen and Prince Philip taken throughout the years.

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