RIP Prince Philip: Duke of Edinburgh dies ages 99 at Windsor Castle
The Duke of Edinburgh has died peacefully at the age of 99.
A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced 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 Duke of Edinburgh was once described by the Queen as her "strength and stay" having dedicated the majority of his life to his wife and the Royal Family.
Born in 1921, Philip served in the Royal Navy and has become known over the years for his jokes and gaffes.
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