Prince Phillip’s Death


Margaret Lyons, Writer

We all know about the prince of England but did you know he died this month? 

Prince Phillip was 99 when he died April 9th, 2021. Phillip died 43 days before his birthday making him 100 year old this year. Although we don’t know how he died his wife disclosed that “ he died peacefully” He was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. In private, the Queen described her husband’s death as “having left a huge void in her life”.  Here’s a little inside info from the palace. Boris Johnson said he “inspired the lives of countless young people”. 

“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband,” the Palace said.

“The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”

It is understood that the Prince of Wales travelled from his home in Gloucestershire to visit his mother at Windsor Castle on Friday afternoon.

Speaking at Downing Street, the prime minister said that the duke had “earned the affection of generations here in the United Kingdom, across the Commonwealth, and around the world”.

Meanwhile, Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, said he “consistently put the interests of others ahead of his own and, in so doing, provided an outstanding example of Christian service”.”