Its with great regret that we learned of the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh aged 99, the prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, and passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
Prince Philip and the Queen had four children, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was born on the Greek island of Corfu on 10 June 1921. His father was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, a younger son of King George I of the Hellenes. His mother, Princess Alice, was a daughter of Lord Louis Mountbatten and a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria.