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The truth about Prince Philip's 'gaffes'

9 April 2021

11:55 PM

9 April 2021

11:55 PM

However impressive Prince Philip was in photographs, it didn’t compare to his imposing bearing in the flesh.

When I met him in 2015 – at a lunch at the Cavalry and Guards Club for the Gallipoli Association to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign – he was 93. He looked 20 years younger in his immaculate, navy-blue suit, with not an ounce of fat on his lean figure.

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