Prince Philip, the husband of the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, has passed on, aged 99, Buckingham Palace confirms as HRH passes away at Windsor Castle
The Royal Family has released a statement confirming the Duke of Edinburgh passed away earlier this morning.
The Duke of Edinburgh passed away this morning at Windsor Castle, with the Royal Family releasing a statement at noon.
It reads: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces 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.
“Further announcements will be made in due course.
“The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”