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Duty, service, and change: vale Queen Elizabeth II

9 September 2022

7:07 AM

9 September 2022

7:07 AM

Prince Philip, it was said, had one duty above all others – to never let the Queen down.

Her Majesty, who has sadly passed away aged 96, aspired to never let people down.

It’s not well known that on the same morning of Michael Fagan’s 1982 Palace break-in – where Fagan threatened to slit his wrists with an ashtray at the foot of the Queen’s bed – she insisted the 11am investiture ceremony (literally only hours later ) still proceed.

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