Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband and the longest-serving consort of any British monarch, has died at age 99.
A statement posted on the royal family’s website Friday morning said: “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 made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”
The death of the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away this morning, has left the world in a state of mourning. Prince Philip and the Queen had 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
May he Rest In Peace.