Posts Tagged ‘Philip’

Queen Makes First Major Solo Appearance Since Philip’s Death

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government sought to capitalize on its electoral strength Tuesday, outlining a sweeping legislative agenda to bolster the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic, defuse tensions that threaten the country’s unity and combat social issues ranging from housing to care for older adults. The package of about 30 bills was unveiled by […]

Queen Elizabeth Returns To Work Following Prince Philip’s Funeral

Queen Elizabeth is back to business.  The queen returned to work on Tuesday, 10 days after the funeral of her late husband of over 70 years, Prince Philip. The royal, who is still residing at Windsor Castle, met two incoming ambassadors over video chat: Ivita Burmistre, an ambassador from Latvia, and Sara Affoue Amani of […]

Prince Philip’s Funeral Had ‘Eerie’ Moments, Royal Family Member Says

Mike Tindall opened up about the “eerie” parts of Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday on the latest episode of his podcast, called “The Good, The Bad & The Rugby.” Tindall, a former professional rugby player, married Zara Phillips, Princess Anne’s only daughter, in 2011. “I look back on the day I think as eerie as […]

At his wish, Philip’s German relatives attend funeral despite family’s Nazi past

Three of Prince Philip’s German relatives were among the small UK crowd of people who attended his funeral on Saturday, their presence due to his specific request for that side of his family to be represented. Two great-nephews and a cousin’s grandson were at the burial procession, held at Windsor Castle, that included just 30 […]

Here’s How Meghan Markle Paid Tribute To Prince Philip From California

Meghan Markle honored Prince Philip in her own way on Saturday, as the Duchess of Sussex was not cleared to attend the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral at Windsor Castle. The duchess, who is far along in her pregnancy, was unable to travel to the U.K. on the advice of her physician. Though she couldn’t be […]

Queen Elizabeth stands alone to bid farewell to her ‘strength’ Philip

[embedded content] Queen Elizabeth and her family paid their last respects to Prince Philip on Saturday at a funeral that celebrated his naval past, his international heritage and seven decades of service in which he helped guide the queen through repeated crises. Elizabeth, dressed in black and in a white trimmed black mask, stood alone […]

Queen and royal family at funeral of Prince Philip

As military bands played and a procession of royals escorted his coffin to the church, Prince Philip was laid to rest in a funeral ceremony that honored his lifetime of service to the UK, the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II. The widowed British monarch, setting an example amid the coronavirus […]

Prince Philip’s Funeral, In Photos

The royal family said their last goodbyes on Saturday to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and beloved husband of Queen Elizabeth for over 70 years.   Philip’s funeral was held at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, with only 30 members in attendance. The duke himself was intimately involved in planning the funeral during his […]

In pictures: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh laid to rest at UK’s Windsor Castle

Prince Philip was laid to rest on Saturday in a ceremony at Windsor Castle that honoured his lifetime of service to the United Kingdom, the crown and his wife of more than 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II. The funeral ceremony at St. George’s Chapel was attended by just 30 family members due to coronavirus restrictions. […]

Royals follow Philip hearse, coffin outside chapel

Queen Elizabeth II and other members of Britain’s royal family joined a procession at Windsor Castle ahead of the funeral for Prince Philip. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who was consort to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, died on April 9th, just two months shy of his 100th birthday. His coffin, draped in […]

Queen Elizabeth Sits Alone At Prince Philip’s Funeral In Heartbreaking Image

Queen Elizabeth said her final goodbyes to her beloved husband of over 70 years, Prince Philip, at a funeral service at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday. She arrived at the chapel in a state Bentley alongside her lady in waiting, Lady Susan Hussey, before taking her seat. An image of the grieving queen, […]

Prince Philip is laid to rest as somber queen sits alone

Coronavirus restrictions meant that instead of the 800 mourners expected in the longstanding plans for Philip’s funeral, only 30 people were allowed inside the castle’s St. George’s Chapel, including the queen, her four children and her eight grandchildren. Following strict social distancing rules during the pandemic, the queen set an example even in grief, sitting […]

Prince Philip’s Funeral: Queen Elizabeth And Royal Family Mourn

The royal family said their final goodbyes to Prince Philip on Saturday at an intimate funeral service attended by only 30 people at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Philip died on April 9 at age 99. The slimmed-down royal funeral, which was not a state funeral per the prince’s wishes, started with a unique, […]

Prince Philip To Be Remembered As Man Of ‘Courage, Fortitude And Faith’ At Funeral

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of “courage, fortitude and faith” on Saturday, at a funeral that salutes both his service in the Royal Navy and his support for Queen Elizabeth II over three-quarters of a century. Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99 after 73 […]

Jewish Community Marks Loss of Prince Philip, Beginning with Prayer

(JNS) As the United Kingdom honored Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at the age 99, with a gun salute, flags at half-staff and the many who paid tribute outside of Buckingham Palace, Sabbath prayers for the longest-serving royal consort were a bit different in synagogues across England. For decades, the blessings recited for […]

Prince Philip Designed His Own Hearse By Modifying Land Rover

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, who liked Land Rovers and drove them for much of his life, will make his last journey in one — a no-nonsense vehicle customized at his direction, down to its military green color. The modified Land Rover TD5 130 will carry Prince Philip’s coffin in a procession at Windsor Castle […]

Princely letter: Philip apologized to Nixon for ‘lame’ toast

Throughout his decades in public life, Prince Philip was known for putting his royal foot in his mouth with occasional off-the-cuff remarks that could be embarrassing. But his faux pas at a White House dinner with President Richard Nixon in 1969 was enough for Philip to actually lose sleep. In a handwritten note to the […]

Memorium: UK Jewish community marks loss of Prince Philip, beginning with prayer

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Memorium: UK Jewish community marks loss of Prince Philip, beginning with prayer April 16, 2021 by   Read on for article As the United Kingdom honoured Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at the age 99, with a gun salute, flags at half-staff and the many who […]

The parallel lives of Prince Philip and my grandmother

This week cannot pass without a word on Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II who died last Friday. He was close in age to my late grandmother Tamam. In 1948, UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, estimated she was born in 1922, one year after Philip. Lacking the […]

Prince Philip’s Daughter-In-Law, Sophie, Countess Of Wessex, Discusses His Final Moments

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, shared over the weekend about her father-in-law Prince Philip’s “peaceful” final moments. The Duke of Edinburgh died Friday at age 99 at Windsor Castle.  Sophie, who is married to Queen Elizabeth and Philip’s youngest son, Prince Edward, said the prince’s death “was right for him” and “was so gentle.”  “It was […]

Prince Harry Mourns His ‘Cheeky’ Grandfather Prince Philip: ‘He Was Authentically Himself’

Prince Harry remembered his “cheeky” grandfather in a moving statement on Monday, just minutes after his brother, Prince William, released a separate tribute of his own.  “My grandfather was a man of service, honour and great humour. He was authentically himself, with a seriously sharp wit, and could hold the attention of any room due […]

Prince William Calls Prince Philip An ‘Extraordinary Man’ In Touching Tribute

Prince William shared a statement mourning the loss of Prince Philip on Monday, days after Buckingham Palace announced that Queen Elizabeth’s husband had died at age 99. “I feel lucky to have not just had his example to guide me, but his enduring presence well into my own adult life – both through good times and […]

Prince Harry arrives back in the UK for Prince Philip funeral

Prince Harry, whose explosive interview alongside his wife Meghan plunged the royal family into its biggest crisis in decades, has arrived back in Britain for Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday. Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth who had been at her side throughout her 69-year reign, died at Windsor Castle on Friday. Harry, Philip’s […]

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Pays Tribute to Prince Philip: ‘I Could See His Deep Interest in Jews and a Particular Connection to the Holocaust’

Britain’s Prince Philip waves to members of the media as he leaves the King Edward VII Hospital in London, June 9, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Paul Hackett. Britain’s chief rabbi paid tribute to the late Prince Philip on Sunday, recounting how the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, who died on April 9, once showed him a Torah […]

Prince Philip Who Lived Off Welfare Dies in England “I Want to Reincarnate as a Virus”

newsheadlinesPhilip: “I Want To Reincarnate As A Virus” A few months before the Queen’s German husband, Prince Philip, launched the World Wildlife Fund in 1961, he went on a tiger hunt with the Queen. A tiger was lured into range by tethered goats and shot dead by Philip who called himself a conservationist and environmentalist.On […]

Prince Philip’s funeral to be held on April 17, Harry to attend but not Meghan

The funeral service for Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, will be held on April 17, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday, adding that their grandson Prince Harry would attend. Long-established plans for his funeral have had to be redrawn and scaled down because of COVID-19 restrictions, but Buckingham Palace said they remained very […]

Buckingham Palace Announces Prince Philip’s Funeral Arrangements

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip royal ceremonial funeral will take place April 17 at Windsor Castle — a slimmed-down service amid the COVID-19 pandemic that will be entirely closed to the public. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, took part in planning his funeral and its focus on family was in accordance with his […]

Prince Harry Will Attend Prince Philip’s Funeral; Pregnant Meghan Markle To Stay Home

Prince Harry will be able to make his grandfather Prince Philip’s funeral, a spokesperson confirmed to HuffPost on Saturday. Meghan Markle, who is pregnant with the couple’s second child, did not get medical clearance from her physician to attend the funeral, despite her best efforts to travel with Harry, the spokesperson added. Though it was […]

With artillery guns and flowers, Britain salutes Prince Philip – Watch

Gun salutes were fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her record-breaking reign. Members of the public laid flowers outside royal residences, paying their respects to the 99-year-old prince who spent more than […]

Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, dies aged 99

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday. The Duke of Edinburgh, as he was officially known, had been by his wife’s side throughout her 69-year reign, the longest in British history, during which time […]

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