News Prince Philip: Reaction to news of royal’s death today, aged 99 By Steven Rae April 9 2021, 12.35pm Share Prince Philip: Reaction to news of royal’s death today, aged 99 Share via Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Messenger Email Post link https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/2119474/prince-philip-reaction-to-news-of-royals-death-today-aged-99/ Copy Link The Duke of Edinburgh has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. Philip, 99, was the longest-serving consort in British history. 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. pic.twitter.com/XOIDQqlFPn — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 9, 2021 The duke and the Queen were married for more than 70 years and Philip dedicated decades of his life to royal duty, serving the nation at the monarch’s side. He officially retired from public engagements in the summer of 2017. Further announcements will be made in due course, a statement said. Follow our blog below for live updates.