With Philip gone and unabated family tensions, the future of the monarchy could now be in question as the Queen reaches the age of 95. But dramatic change seems unlikely.
As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pay tribute to Prince Philip, one friend of the family tells The Daily Beast that there is “no way” Harry will not be at the funeral.
He was assigned to escort the royal family on their tour of a British naval college. Next came an invite to tea. The seeds of a romance—and enduring marriage—had been sown.
Prince Philip was the tough-minded patriarch of the royal family. While racist gaffes earned him headlines, he also learned early how to support his wife and find his own purpose.
After a near-century as the patriarch of the royal family, here is a survey of Prince Philip’s life as captured on film.
Prince Philip, father of a future king, grandfather and great-grandfather to two more, has died. He is remembered for his military service, sense of duty, and controversial humor.
A survey shows the British public want Prince William to become king, rather than his dad, Prince Charles. His biographer tells The Daily Beast that the queen’s son feels “erased.”