Breaking: Prince William Posts Emotional Tribute To His Grandfather The Duke Of Edinburgh

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Breaking: Prince William Posts Emotional Tribute To His Grandfather The Duke Of Edinburgh

Prince William has shared an emotional post about his grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, on Instagram.

On the Kensington Royal official Instagram account, the prince shared his thoughts about how important the Duke was to his family, and added an image of his grandfather with Prince George.

Credit: Instagram/Kensington Royal
Credit: Instagram/Kensington Royal

He wrote: "My grandfather's century of life was defined by service - to his country and Commonwealth, to his wife and Queen, and to our family.


"I feel lucky to have not just had his example to guide me, but his enduring presence well into my own adult life - both through good times and the hardest days. I will always be grateful that my wife had so many years to get to know my grandfather and for the kindness he showed her.

"I will never take for granted the special memories my children will always have of their great-grandpa coming to collect them in his carriage and seeing for themselves his infectious sense of adventure as well as his mischievous sense of humour!

He added: "My grandfather was an extraordinary man and part of an extraordinary generation. Catherine and I will continue to do what he would have wanted and will support The Queen in the years ahead. I will miss my Grandpa, but I know he would want us to get on with the job."

We love this sweet tribute!


In a statement on Friday, the Queen announced Prince Philip's death, at the age of 99.

The royal family 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."

The Duke's funeral is set to be scaled back, in line with Coronavirus restrictions, and will be held within the walls of Windsor Castle.

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