Prince Philip Sent to Hospital


Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, standing onboard the Spirit of Chartwell during the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames in London. Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's 90-year-old husband, was hospitalised June 4, 2012 with a bladder infection and will miss the rest of her diamond jubilee celebrations.

Buckingham Palace said that Prince Philip, the queen’s husband, went to the hospital with a bladder infection on Monday, according to the Associated Press. The queen and her family took in a 1,000-vessel flotilla Sunday on the Thames in honor of the 60 years of her reign, and more festivities are planned for Monday. The prince was reportedly taken to King Edward VII Hospital as a “precautionary measure,” according to the BBC. The Duke of Edinburgh, who turns 91 on Sunday, had a health scare last December that began with chest pains before the Christmas holiday and ultimately landed him in the hospital for heart surgery.