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A tribute to Prince Philip, 1921-2021

9 April 2021

9:09 PM

9 April 2021

9:09 PM

Prince Philip played a pivotal, yet often underestimated, role in ensuring the survival of the modern British monarchy. His self-confidence and irreverence served as an invaluable foil for the young Queen Elizabeth, enabling her to overcome her natural shyness and giving her the confidence and stability to reign so calmly and irreproachably for such a long time.

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Philip Eade is the author of Young Prince Philip (HarperPress, 2011)


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