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The Queen and Prince Philip at the Giant’s Causeway

The Queen and Prince Philip at the Giant’s Causeway

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The Queen shakes hands with Martin McGuinness as Peter Robinson looks on at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in 2012

The Queen shakes hands with Martin McGuinness as Peter Robinson looks on at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in 2012

The royals enjoy the view on board the steam train from Coleraine to Bellarena

The royals enjoy the view on board the steam train from Coleraine to Bellarena

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The Queen's visit to Northern Ireland: August 1961.  Prince Philip.  
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The Queen's visit to Northern Ireland: August 1961. Prince Philip. Queen Elizabeth. Visit

The Queen's visit to Northern Ireland: August 1961.  Prince Philip.  
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The Queen's visit to Northern Ireland: August 1961. Prince Philip. Queen Elizabeth. Visit

QUEEN ELIZABETH VISIT TO COLERAINE, CO-DERRY, NI, 25-6-14
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are welcomed to Coleraine in Co-Derry on Wednesday as guests of the Royal British Legion. Both laid a poppy wreath at the War Memorial honouring the First World War dead. Thousands of people packed into the town centre for a glimpse of the Royals during their third day of engagements in Northern Ireland. Picture Margaret McLaughlin ©

QUEEN ELIZABETH VISIT TO COLERAINE, CO-DERRY, NI, 25-6-14 Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are welcomed to Coleraine in Co-Derry on Wednesday as guests of the Royal British Legion. Both laid a poppy wreath at the War Memorial honouring the First World War dead. Thousands of people packed into the town centre for a glimpse of the Royals during their third day of engagements in Northern Ireland. Picture Margaret McLaughlin ©

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The Queen meeting guests at a Garden Party in the grounds of Coleraine University on her visit Northern Ireland this afternoon. The Queen and Prince Philip attended a garden party, at the University of Ulster in Coleraine - hosted by Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain. It was being held in recognition of the work of the community and voluntary sector.

Alan Lewis - Photopress Belfast 1/5/07 Picture by Justin Kernoghan The Queen meeting guests at a Garden Party in the grounds of Coleraine University on her visit Northern Ireland this afternoon. The Queen and Prince Philip attended a garden party, at the University of Ulster in Coleraine - hosted by Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain. It was being held in recognition of the work of the community and voluntary sector.

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BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 27: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip,Duke of Edinburgh admire a gift held by Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson and watched by Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness during a visit to the Lyric Theatre on June 27, 2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  During the Queen's two day visit to Northern Ireland she held a hugely significant meeting with former IRA commander and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness at the Lyric Theatre today. The Queen will also visit the newly opened Titanic Museum and the town of Enniskillen. (Photo by Paul Faith - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 27: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip,Duke of Edinburgh admire a gift held by Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson and watched by Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness during a visit to the Lyric Theatre on June 27, 2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. During the Queen's two day visit to Northern Ireland she held a hugely significant meeting with former IRA commander and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness at the Lyric Theatre today. The Queen will also visit the newly opened Titanic Museum and the town of Enniskillen. (Photo by Paul Faith - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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The Queen and Prince Philip are welcomed by thousands of People in Enniskillen  during  a two-day visit to Northern Ireland as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour. The Queen has met relatives of the victims of an IRA bombing in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, 25 years ago , She will visit Belfast on Wednesdays and meet with deputy first minister Martin McGuinness 
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Pacemaker Press 26/6/2012 The Queen and Prince Philip are welcomed by thousands of People in Enniskillen during a two-day visit to Northern Ireland as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour. The Queen has met relatives of the victims of an IRA bombing in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, 25 years ago , She will visit Belfast on Wednesdays and meet with deputy first minister Martin McGuinness Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press Belfast 27-06-2012:
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were at Stormont to mark her Diamond Jubilee. About 20,000 gathered in the grounds of Northern Ireland's seat of government to celebrate the monarch's 60-year reign.
The Queen and Prince Philip were driven through the estate in an open-topped vehicle, on the second day of her Jubilee tour in Northern Ireland.  A young boy pictured presenting the Queen with a posy during her visit.
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Pacemaker Press Belfast 27-06-2012: The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were at Stormont to mark her Diamond Jubilee. About 20,000 gathered in the grounds of Northern Ireland's seat of government to celebrate the monarch's 60-year reign. The Queen and Prince Philip were driven through the estate in an open-topped vehicle, on the second day of her Jubilee tour in Northern Ireland. A young boy pictured presenting the Queen with a posy during her visit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting Tina Thompson the Widow of the late John Thompson QC who died following a tragic accident at sea while taking part in the 2007 Atlantic Race for Cursers. The meeting took place in the Belfast Harbour Commissioners Office  at an event hosted by friends of the Duke of Edinburgh  Award Scheme.Photo John Harrison.

John Harrison/Harrison Photography HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting Tina Thompson the Widow of the late John Thompson QC who died following a tragic accident at sea while taking part in the 2007 Atlantic Race for Cursers. The meeting took place in the Belfast Harbour Commissioners Office at an event hosted by friends of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.Photo John Harrison.

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit the Curmlin Road Jail in North Belfast

Pictured:  Prince Philip waves to Royalists at the Crumlin Road Jail

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© Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 24th June 2014 Mandatory Credit - Kevin Scott / Presseye Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit the Curmlin Road Jail in North Belfast Pictured: Prince Philip waves to Royalists at the Crumlin Road Jail Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye

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Prince Philip sniffs some ginger in St George's market, Belfast

Prince Philip sniffs some ginger in St George's market, Belfast

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Dean Kenneth Hall accompanies the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Anthony Hamilton during the 2012 Royal visit to Enniskillen

Dean Kenneth Hall accompanies the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Anthony Hamilton during the 2012 Royal visit to Enniskillen

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 27:  Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are greeted by Michael Day (CEO of Historic Royal Palaces) upon their arrival to Hillsborough Castle on June 27, 2016 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  (Photo by Carrie Davenport/Getty Images)

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 27: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are greeted by Michael Day (CEO of Historic Royal Palaces) upon their arrival to Hillsborough Castle on June 27, 2016 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Carrie Davenport/Getty Images)

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit the Curmlin Road Jail in North Belfast. Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit the Curmlin Road Jail in North Belfast. Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh carry a wreath during a service at the war memorial on June 25, 2014 in Coleraine. Pic Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh carry a wreath during a service at the war memorial on June 25, 2014 in Coleraine. Pic Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

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BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 25:  In this handout image provided by Harrison Photography, Queen Elizabeth II  and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh talk to Antiques Roadshow experts Hilary Kay, John Axford and Paul Atterbury at Hillsborough castle on June 25, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days.  (Photo byAaron McCracken/Harrison Photography via Getty Images)

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 25: In this handout image provided by Harrison Photography, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh talk to Antiques Roadshow experts Hilary Kay, John Axford and Paul Atterbury at Hillsborough castle on June 25, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days. (Photo byAaron McCracken/Harrison Photography via Getty Images)

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Queen Elizabeth II during a wreath laying ceremony marking the centenary of the First World War at Coleraine Town Hall on day three of the Royal visit to Northern Ireland.  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II during a wreath laying ceremony marking the centenary of the First World War at Coleraine Town Hall on day three of the Royal visit to Northern Ireland. Liam McBurney/PA Wire

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BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 23:  Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are met by David Lindsay, Lord Lieutenant of County Down (L) as they arrive at Hillsborough Castle on June 23, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 23: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are met by David Lindsay, Lord Lieutenant of County Down (L) as they arrive at Hillsborough Castle on June 23, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrives at the Titanic Building with Queen Elizabeth II on Day 2 of their visit to Northern Ireland on June 27, 2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrives at the Titanic Building with Queen Elizabeth II on Day 2 of their visit to Northern Ireland on June 27, 2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 23:  Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Hillsborough Castle on June 23, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 23: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Hillsborough Castle on June 23, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Hillsborough Castle before attending a Garden Party on June 24, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo M T Hurson /Harrison Photography via Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Hillsborough Castle before attending a Garden Party on June 24, 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo M T Hurson /Harrison Photography via Getty Images)

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BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 27:  Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive at the Lyric Theatre on June 27,2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Queen shook hands with Northern Ireland's deputy first minister and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness for the first time when they met inside the theatre.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 27: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive at the Lyric Theatre on June 27,2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Queen shook hands with Northern Ireland's deputy first minister and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness for the first time when they met inside the theatre. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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Queen Elizabeth II, Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (L) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh meet guests during a garden party in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle on June 24, 2014 near Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II, Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (L) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh meet guests during a garden party in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle on June 24, 2014 near Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attend a garden party in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle on June 24, 2014 near Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attend a garden party in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle on June 24, 2014 near Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Royal party are visiting Northern Ireland for three days. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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ENNISKILLEN, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 26:  Queen Elizabeth II receives floral posies from wellwishers as she and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visit Macartin's Cathedral on June 26, 2012 in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, on a Diamond Jubilee visit to Northern Ireland, are due to meet with former IRA leader and NI's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

ENNISKILLEN, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 26: Queen Elizabeth II receives floral posies from wellwishers as she and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visit Macartin's Cathedral on June 26, 2012 in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, on a Diamond Jubilee visit to Northern Ireland, are due to meet with former IRA leader and NI's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip are shown pictures from a previous visit by the Queen in the 1960's by Mayor of North Down Alderman Leslie Cree at the Royal Ulster Yacht Club in Bangor this afternoon (Thursday) as part of her visit to Northern Ireland.Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip are shown pictures from a previous visit by the Queen in the 1960's by Mayor of North Down Alderman Leslie Cree at the Royal Ulster Yacht Club in Bangor this afternoon (Thursday) as part of her visit to Northern Ireland.Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

File photo dated 12/06/16 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

File photo dated 12/06/16 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

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Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Honorary Life Member, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), unveils a plaque during the opening ceremony of the new Warner Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on May 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Arthur EdwardsARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Honorary Life Member, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), unveils a plaque during the opening ceremony of the new Warner Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on May 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Arthur EdwardsARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images

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(FILES) This file photo taken on June 06, 2015 shows Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arriving ahead of the racing on the second day of the Epsom Derby Festival in Surrey, southern England.
The Duke of Edinburgh, who is 95, will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced on May 4, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

(FILES) This file photo taken on June 06, 2015 shows Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arriving ahead of the racing on the second day of the Epsom Derby Festival in Surrey, southern England. The Duke of Edinburgh, who is 95, will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced on May 4, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

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FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

File photo dated 28/11/16 of the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Toby Melville/PA Wire

File photo dated 28/11/16 of the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Toby Melville/PA Wire

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File photo dated 20/11/1947 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh leaving Westminster Abbey after their wedding ceremony. The Duke will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

File photo dated 20/11/1947 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh leaving Westminster Abbey after their wedding ceremony. The Duke will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

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File photo dated 04/04/17 of Kylie Minogue with the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

File photo dated 04/04/17 of Kylie Minogue with the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

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File photo dated 20/11/14 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

File photo dated 20/11/14 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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File photo dated 02/07/16 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

File photo dated 02/07/16 of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

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File photo dated 12/06/16 of the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

File photo dated 12/06/16 of the Duke of Edinburgh, who will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year, Buckingham Palace has announced. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 4, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Duke. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

FILE PHOTO: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh To Step Down From Royal Duties

Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Honorary Life Member, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC),(2R) watches a demonstration of self-retracting bails during his vist to open the new Warner Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on May 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Arthur EdwardsARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Honorary Life Member, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC),(2R) watches a demonstration of self-retracting bails during his vist to open the new Warner Stand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on May 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Arthur EdwardsARTHUR EDWARDS/AFP/Getty Images

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File photo dated 11/06/16 of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Princess Charlotte and Prince George, Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, London, after they attended the Trooping the Colour ceremony. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will celebrate their daughter Princess Charlotte's second birthday on Tuesday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday April 30, 2017. William and Kate are likely to stage a birthday party for the youngster, who was born on May 2, 2015, at their Norfolk home Anmer Hall. See PA story ROYAL Charlotte. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

File photo dated 11/06/16 of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Princess Charlotte and Prince George, Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, London, after they attended the Trooping the Colour ceremony. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will celebrate their daughter Princess Charlotte's second birthday on Tuesday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday April 30, 2017. William and Kate are likely to stage a birthday party for the youngster, who was born on May 2, 2015, at their Norfolk home Anmer Hall. See PA story ROYAL Charlotte. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

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The Queen and Prince Philip at the Giant’s Causeway

The Sun tabloid has mistakenly published a story saying Prince Philip is dead.

The Rupert Murdoch-owned title published the story with the headline 'Prince Philip dead at 95, how did the Duke of Edinburgh die, etc, etc,' ahead of an emergency meeting called by Buckingham Palace.

The story read: "He was the oldest-ever male member of the British royal family, a constant companion to the Queen. But who was Prince Philip and when did he die?

"Prince Philip, otherwise known as the Duke of Edinburgh, was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

"The pair had four children together – Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward."

Realising the mistake the article was then given a new headline reading "Queen’s companion: Who is Prince Philip, what was the Duke of Edinburgh’s military rank and when did he marry Queen Elizabeth?" but by that stage social media users had already posted screenshots of the gaff and it was still showing in Google search.

It is understood that a Sun employee was updating an obituary on Philip and hit publish by mistake.


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French media outlets also published stories suggesting the Duke of Edinburgh had died.

The Queen had called an emergency meeting to announce Philip is stepping down from royal duties.

A statement released on Thursday read: "Prince Philip will attend previously scheduled engagements between now and August, both individually and accompanying The Queen.

"Thereafter, The Duke will not be accepting new invitations for visits and engagements, although he may still choose to attend certain public events from time to time."

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1. "If you stay here much longer, you will go home with slitty eyes."
To 21-year-old British student Simon Kerby during a visit to China in 1986.

1. "If you stay here much longer, you will go home with slitty eyes." To 21-year-old British student Simon Kerby during a visit to China in 1986.

2. "Ghastly."
Prince Philip's opinion of Stoke-on-Trent, as offered to the city's Labour MP Joan Walley at Buckingham Palace in 1997.

2. "Ghastly." Prince Philip's opinion of Stoke-on-Trent, as offered to the city's Labour MP Joan Walley at Buckingham Palace in 1997.

3. "Deaf? If you're near there, no wonder you are deaf." Said to a group of deaf children standing near a Caribbean steel drum band in 2000.

3. "Deaf? If you're near there, no wonder you are deaf." Said to a group of deaf children standing near a Caribbean steel drum band in 2000.

4. Ghastly. 
Prince Philip's opinion of Beijing, during a 1986 tour of China.

4. Ghastly. Prince Philip's opinion of Beijing, during a 1986 tour of China.

The Duke of Edinbugh reportedly asked a group of women who they “sponge off” during a visit to Chadwell Heath Community Centre. July 2015

The Duke of Edinbugh reportedly asked a group of women who they “sponge off” during a visit to Chadwell Heath Community Centre. July 2015

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5. "You managed not to get eaten then?"
To a British student who had trekked in Papua New Guinea, during an official visit in 1998.

5. "You managed not to get eaten then?" To a British student who had trekked in Papua New Guinea, during an official visit in 1998.

6. "You can't have been here that long - you haven't got a pot belly."
To a British tourist during a tour of Budapest in Hungary. 1993.

6. "You can't have been here that long - you haven't got a pot belly." To a British tourist during a tour of Budapest in Hungary. 1993.

7. "How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to pass the test?"
Asked of a Scottish driving instructor in 1995.

7. "How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to pass the test?" Asked of a Scottish driving instructor in 1995.

8. "Damn fool question!"
To BBC journalist Caroline Wyatt at a banquet at the Elysée Palace after she asked Queen Elizabeth if she was enjoying her stay in Paris in 2006.

8. "Damn fool question!" To BBC journalist Caroline Wyatt at a banquet at the Elysée Palace after she asked Queen Elizabeth if she was enjoying her stay in Paris in 2006.

9. "It looks as though it was put in by an Indian." 
The Prince's verdict of a fuse box during a tour of a Scottish factory in August 1999. He later clarified his comment: "I meant to say cowboys. "I just got my cowboys and Indians mixed up."

9. "It looks as though it was put in by an Indian." The Prince's verdict of a fuse box during a tour of a Scottish factory in August 1999. He later clarified his comment: "I meant to say cowboys. "I just got my cowboys and Indians mixed up."

10. "People usually say that after a fire it is water damage that is the worst. We are still drying out Windsor Castle." 
To survivors of the Lockerbie bombings in 1993.

10. "People usually say that after a fire it is water damage that is the worst. We are still drying out Windsor Castle." To survivors of the Lockerbie bombings in 1993.

<b>11. "We don't come here for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves." </b><br />
During a trip to Canada in 1976.

<b>11. "We don't come here for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves." </b><br /> During a trip to Canada in 1976.

1. A few years ago, everybody was saying we must have more leisure, everyone's working too much. Now that everybody's got more leisure time they are complaining they are unemployed. People don't seem to make up their minds what they want. 
A man of the people shares insight into the recession that gripped Britain in 1981.

1. A few years ago, everybody was saying we must have more leisure, everyone's working too much. Now that everybody's got more leisure time they are complaining they are unemployed. People don't seem to make up their minds what they want. A man of the people shares insight into the recession that gripped Britain in 1981.

13. &quot;British women can't cook.&quot;
Winning the hearts of the Scottish Women's Institute in 1961.

13. "British women can't cook." Winning the hearts of the Scottish Women's Institute in 1961.

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14. &quot;It was part of the fortunes of war. We didn't have counsellors rushing around every time somebody let off a gun, asking 'Are you all right - are you sure you don't have a ghastly problem?' You just got on with it!&quot;
On the issue of stress counselling for servicemen in a TV documentary marking the 50th Anniversary of V-J Day in 1995.

14. "It was part of the fortunes of war. We didn't have counsellors rushing around every time somebody let off a gun, asking 'Are you all right - are you sure you don't have a ghastly problem?' You just got on with it!" On the issue of stress counselling for servicemen in a TV documentary marking the 50th Anniversary of V-J Day in 1995.

16. &quot;It's a vast waste of space.&quot;
Philip entertained guests in 2000 at the reception of a new £18m British Embassy in Berlin, which the Queen had just opened.

16. "It's a vast waste of space." Philip entertained guests in 2000 at the reception of a new £18m British Embassy in Berlin, which the Queen had just opened.

15. &quot;What do you gargle with - pebbles?&quot;
 To Tom Jones, after the Royal Variety Performance, 1969. He added the following day: &quot;It is very difficult at all to see how it is possible to become immensely valuable by singing what I think are the most hideous songs.&quot;

15. "What do you gargle with - pebbles?" To Tom Jones, after the Royal Variety Performance, 1969. He added the following day: "It is very difficult at all to see how it is possible to become immensely valuable by singing what I think are the most hideous songs."

&lt;b&gt;18. &quot;If it has four legs and it is not a chair, if it has got two wings and it flies but is not an aeroplane and if it swims and it is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; 
Said to a World Wildlife Fund meeting in 1986.

<b>18. "If it has four legs and it is not a chair, if it has got two wings and it flies but is not an aeroplane and if it swims and it is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it."</b><br /> Said to a World Wildlife Fund meeting in 1986.

17. &quot;There's a lot of your family in tonight.&quot;
 After glancing at business chief Atul Patel's name badge during a 2009 Buckingham Palace reception for 400 influential British Indians to meet the Royal couple.

17. "There's a lot of your family in tonight." After glancing at business chief Atul Patel's name badge during a 2009 Buckingham Palace reception for 400 influential British Indians to meet the Royal couple.

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19. &quot;You ARE a woman, aren't you?&quot;
To a woman in Kenya in 1984, after accepting a gift.

19. "You ARE a woman, aren't you?" To a woman in Kenya in 1984, after accepting a gift.

20. &quot;Do you know they have eating dogs for the anorexic now?&quot;
 To a wheelchair-bound Susan Edwards, and her guide dog Natalie in 2002.

20. "Do you know they have eating dogs for the anorexic now?" To a wheelchair-bound Susan Edwards, and her guide dog Natalie in 2002.

21. &quot;Get me a beer. I don't care what kind it is, just get me a beer!&quot;
On being offered the finest Italian wines by PM Giuliano Amato at a dinner in Rome in 2000.

21. "Get me a beer. I don't care what kind it is, just get me a beer!" On being offered the finest Italian wines by PM Giuliano Amato at a dinner in Rome in 2000.

&lt;b&gt;22. &quot;I would like to go to Russia very much - although the b*****ds murdered half my family.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; 
In 1967, asked if he would like to visit the Soviet Union.

<b>22. "I would like to go to Russia very much - although the b*****ds murdered half my family."</b><br /> In 1967, asked if he would like to visit the Soviet Union.

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23. &quot;If a cricketer, for instance, suddenly decided to go into a school and batter a lot of people to death with a cricket bat,which he could do very easily, I mean, are you going to ban cricket bats?&quot;
In a Radio 4 interview shortly after the Dunblane shootings in 1996. He said to the interviewer off-air afterwards: &quot;That will really set the cat among the pigeons, won't it?&quot;

23. "If a cricketer, for instance, suddenly decided to go into a school and batter a lot of people to death with a cricket bat,which he could do very easily, I mean, are you going to ban cricket bats?" In a Radio 4 interview shortly after the Dunblane shootings in 1996. He said to the interviewer off-air afterwards: "That will really set the cat among the pigeons, won't it?"

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24. &quot;Oh, it's you that owns that ghastly car is it? We often see it when driving to Windsor Castle.&quot;
To neighbour Elton John after hearing he had sold his Watford FC-themed Aston Martin in 2001.

24. "Oh, it's you that owns that ghastly car is it? We often see it when driving to Windsor Castle." To neighbour Elton John after hearing he had sold his Watford FC-themed Aston Martin in 2001.

25. &quot;The problem with London is the tourists. They cause the congestion. If we could just stop the tourism, we could stop the congestion.&quot;
At the opening of City Hall in 2002.

25. "The problem with London is the tourists. They cause the congestion. If we could just stop the tourism, we could stop the congestion." At the opening of City Hall in 2002.

26. &quot;A pissometer?&quot;
The Prince sees the renames the piezometer water gauge demonstrated by Australian farmer Steve Filelti in 2000.

26. "A pissometer?" The Prince sees the renames the piezometer water gauge demonstrated by Australian farmer Steve Filelti in 2000.

27. &quot;Don't feed your rabbits pawpaw fruit - it acts as a contraceptive. Then again, it might not work on rabbits.&quot;
Giving advice to a Caribbean rabbit breeder in Anguilla in 1994.

27. "Don't feed your rabbits pawpaw fruit - it acts as a contraceptive. Then again, it might not work on rabbits." Giving advice to a Caribbean rabbit breeder in Anguilla in 1994.

28. &quot;You must be out of your minds.&quot;
To Solomon Islanders, on being told that their population growth was 5 per cent a year, in 1982.

28. "You must be out of your minds." To Solomon Islanders, on being told that their population growth was 5 per cent a year, in 1982.

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29. &quot;Young people are the same as they always were. They are just as ignorant.&quot;
At the 50th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme.

29. "Young people are the same as they always were. They are just as ignorant." At the 50th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme.

30. &quot;Your country is one of the most notorious centres of trading in endangered species.&quot;
 Accepting a conservation award in Thailand in 1991.

30. "Your country is one of the most notorious centres of trading in endangered species." Accepting a conservation award in Thailand in 1991.

31. &quot;Aren't most of you descended from pirates?&quot;
In the Cayman Islands, 1994.

31. "Aren't most of you descended from pirates?" In the Cayman Islands, 1994.

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32. &quot;You bloody silly fool!
To an elderly car park attendant who made the mistake of not recognising him at Cambridge University in 1997.

32. "You bloody silly fool! To an elderly car park attendant who made the mistake of not recognising him at Cambridge University in 1997.

33. &quot;Oh! You are the people ruining the rivers and the environment.&quot;
To three young employees of a Scottish fish farm at Holyrood Palace in 1999.

33. "Oh! You are the people ruining the rivers and the environment." To three young employees of a Scottish fish farm at Holyrood Palace in 1999.

34. &quot;If you travel as much as we do you appreciate the improvements in aircraft design of less noise and more comfort - provided you don't travel in something called economy class, which sounds ghastly.&quot;
To the Aircraft Research Association in 2002.

34. "If you travel as much as we do you appreciate the improvements in aircraft design of less noise and more comfort - provided you don't travel in something called economy class, which sounds ghastly." To the Aircraft Research Association in 2002.

35. &quot;The French don't know how to cook breakfast.&quot;
After a breakfast of bacon, eggs, smoked salmon, kedgeree, croissants and pain au chocolat - from Gallic chef Regis Crépy - in 2002.

35. "The French don't know how to cook breakfast." After a breakfast of bacon, eggs, smoked salmon, kedgeree, croissants and pain au chocolat - from Gallic chef Regis Crépy - in 2002.

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36. &quot;And what exotic part of the world do you come from?
 Asked in 1999 of Tory politician Lord Taylor of Warwick, whose parents are Jamaican. He replied: &quot;Birmingham.&quot;

36. "And what exotic part of the world do you come from? Asked in 1999 of Tory politician Lord Taylor of Warwick, whose parents are Jamaican. He replied: "Birmingham."

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37. &quot;Oh no, I might catch some ghastly disease.&quot;
On a visit to Australia in 1992, when asked if he wanted to stroke a koala bear.

37. "Oh no, I might catch some ghastly disease." On a visit to Australia in 1992, when asked if he wanted to stroke a koala bear.

38. &quot;It doesn't look like much work goes on at this University.&quot;
 Overheard at Bristol University's engineering facility. It had been closed so that he and the Queen could officially open it in 2005.

38. "It doesn't look like much work goes on at this University." Overheard at Bristol University's engineering facility. It had been closed so that he and the Queen could officially open it in 2005.

39. &quot;I wish he'd turn the microphone off!
The Prince expresses his opinion of  Elton John's performance at the 73rd Royal Variety Show, 2001.

39. "I wish he'd turn the microphone off! The Prince expresses his opinion of Elton John's performance at the 73rd Royal Variety Show, 2001.

40. &quot;Do you still throw spears at each other?&quot;
Prince Philip shocks Aboriginal leader William Brin at the Aboriginal Cultural Park in Queensland, 2002.

40. "Do you still throw spears at each other?" Prince Philip shocks Aboriginal leader William Brin at the Aboriginal Cultural Park in Queensland, 2002.

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41. &quot;Where's the Southern Comfort?&quot;
On being presented with a hamper of southern goods by the American ambassador in London in 1999.

41. "Where's the Southern Comfort?" On being presented with a hamper of southern goods by the American ambassador in London in 1999.

42. &quot;Were you here in the bad old days? ... That's why you can't read and write then!&quot;
To parents during a visit to Fir Vale Comprehensive School in Sheffield, which had suffered poor academic reputation.

42. "Were you here in the bad old days? ... That's why you can't read and write then!" To parents during a visit to Fir Vale Comprehensive School in Sheffield, which had suffered poor academic reputation.

43. &quot;Ah you're the one who wrote the letter. So you can write then? Ha, ha! Well done.&quot;
Meeting 14-year old George Barlow, who invited to the Queen to visit Romford, Essex, in 2003.

43. "Ah you're the one who wrote the letter. So you can write then? Ha, ha! Well done." Meeting 14-year old George Barlow, who invited to the Queen to visit Romford, Essex, in 2003.

44. &quot;So who's on drugs here?... HE looks as if he's on drugs.&quot;
 To a 14-year-old member of a Bangladeshi youth club in 2002.

44. "So who's on drugs here?... HE looks as if he's on drugs." To a 14-year-old member of a Bangladeshi youth club in 2002.

45. &quot;You could do with losing a little bit of weight.&quot;
To hopeful astronaut, 13-year-old Andrew Adams.

45. "You could do with losing a little bit of weight." To hopeful astronaut, 13-year-old Andrew Adams.

46. &quot;You have mosquitoes. I have the Press.&quot;
To the matron of a hospital in the Caribbean in 1966.

46. "You have mosquitoes. I have the Press." To the matron of a hospital in the Caribbean in 1966.

47. &quot;The man who invented the red carpet needed his head examined.&quot;
While hosts made effort to greet a state visit to Brazil, 1968.

47. "The man who invented the red carpet needed his head examined." While hosts made effort to greet a state visit to Brazil, 1968.

48. &quot;During the Blitz a lot of shops had their windows blown in and sometimes they put up notices saying, 'More open than usual.' I now declare this place more open than usual.&quot;
Unveiling a plaque at the University of Hertfordshire's new Hatfield campus in November 2003.

48. "During the Blitz a lot of shops had their windows blown in and sometimes they put up notices saying, 'More open than usual.' I now declare this place more open than usual." Unveiling a plaque at the University of Hertfordshire's new Hatfield campus in November 2003.

49. Philip: &quot;Who are you?&quot;

Simon Kelner: &quot;I'm the editor-in-chief of The Independent, Sir.&quot;

Philip: &quot;What are you doing here?&quot;

Kelner: &quot;You invited me.&quot;

Philip: &quot;Well, you didn't have to come!&quot;

An exchange at a press reception to mark the Golden Jubilee in 2002.

49. Philip: "Who are you?" Simon Kelner: "I'm the editor-in-chief of The Independent, Sir." Philip: "What are you doing here?" Kelner: "You invited me." Philip: "Well, you didn't have to come!" An exchange at a press reception to mark the Golden Jubilee in 2002.

50. &quot;No, I would probably end up spitting it out over everybody.&quot;
 Prince Philip declines the offer of some fish from Rick Stein's seafood deli in 2000.

50. "No, I would probably end up spitting it out over everybody." Prince Philip declines the offer of some fish from Rick Stein's seafood deli in 2000.

51. &quot;Any bloody fool can lay a wreath at the thingamy.&quot; 
Discussing his role in an interview with Jeremy Paxman.

51. "Any bloody fool can lay a wreath at the thingamy." Discussing his role in an interview with Jeremy Paxman.

52. &quot;Holidays are curious things, aren't they? You send children to school to get them out of your hair. Then they come back and make life difficult for parents. That is why holidays are set so they are just about the limit of your endurance.&quot;
At the opening of a school in 2000.

52. "Holidays are curious things, aren't they? You send children to school to get them out of your hair. Then they come back and make life difficult for parents. That is why holidays are set so they are just about the limit of your endurance." At the opening of a school in 2000.

53. &quot;People think there's a rigid class system here, but dukes have even been known to marry chorus girls. Some have even married Americans.&quot; In 2000.

53. "People think there's a rigid class system here, but dukes have even been known to marry chorus girls. Some have even married Americans." In 2000.

54. &quot;Can you tell the difference between them?&quot;
On being told by President Obama that he'd had breakfast with the leaders of the UK, China and Russia.

54. "Can you tell the difference between them?" On being told by President Obama that he'd had breakfast with the leaders of the UK, China and Russia.

55. &quot;I don't know how they are going to integrate in places like Glasgow and Sheffield.&quot;
After meeting students from Brunei coming to Britain to study in 1998.

55. "I don't know how they are going to integrate in places like Glasgow and Sheffield." After meeting students from Brunei coming to Britain to study in 1998.

56. &quot;Do people trip over you?&quot;
Meeting a wheelchair-bound nursing-home resident in 2002.

56. "Do people trip over you?" Meeting a wheelchair-bound nursing-home resident in 2002.

57. &quot;That's a nice tie... Do you have any knickers in that material?&quot; Discussing the tartan designed for the Papal visit with then-Scottish Tory leader Annabel Goldie last year.

57. "That's a nice tie... Do you have any knickers in that material?" Discussing the tartan designed for the Papal visit with then-Scottish Tory leader Annabel Goldie last year.

58. &quot;I have never been noticeably reticent about talking on subjects about which I know nothing.&quot;
Addressing a group of industrialists in 1961.

58. "I have never been noticeably reticent about talking on subjects about which I know nothing." Addressing a group of industrialists in 1961.

59. &quot;It's not a very big one, but at least it's dead and it took an awful lot of killing!&quot;
Speaking about a crocodile he shot in Gambia in 1957.

59. "It's not a very big one, but at least it's dead and it took an awful lot of killing!" Speaking about a crocodile he shot in Gambia in 1957.

60. &quot;Well, you didn't design your beard too well, did you? You really must try better with your beard.&quot;
To a young fashion designer at a Buckingham Palace in 2009.

60. "Well, you didn't design your beard too well, did you? You really must try better with your beard." To a young fashion designer at a Buckingham Palace in 2009.

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61. &quot;So you're responsible for the kind of crap Channel Four produces!&quot; Speaking to then chairman of the channel, Michael Bishop.

61. "So you're responsible for the kind of crap Channel Four produces!" Speaking to then chairman of the channel, Michael Bishop.

62. &quot;Dontopedalogy is the science of opening your mouth and putting your foot in it, a science which I have practiced for a good many years.&quot;
 Address to the General Dental Council, quoted in Time in 1960.

62. "Dontopedalogy is the science of opening your mouth and putting your foot in it, a science which I have practiced for a good many years." Address to the General Dental Council, quoted in Time in 1960.

63. &quot;Tolerance is the one essential ingredient ... You can take it from me that the Queen has the quality of tolerance in abundance.&quot; 
Advice for a successful marriage in 1997.

63. "Tolerance is the one essential ingredient ... You can take it from me that the Queen has the quality of tolerance in abundance." Advice for a successful marriage in 1997.

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64. &quot;I never see any home cooking - all I get is fancy stuff.&quot;
 Commiserating about the standard of Buckingham Palace cuisine in 1962.

64. "I never see any home cooking - all I get is fancy stuff." Commiserating about the standard of Buckingham Palace cuisine in 1962.

65. &quot;I suppose I would get in a lot of trouble if I were to melt them down.&quot;
On being shown Nottingham Forest FC's trophy collection in 1999.

65. "I suppose I would get in a lot of trouble if I were to melt them down." On being shown Nottingham Forest FC's trophy collection in 1999.

66. &quot;It makes you all look like Dracula's daughters!&quot;
To pupils at Queen Anne's School in Reading, who wear blood-red uniforms, in 1998.

66. "It makes you all look like Dracula's daughters!" To pupils at Queen Anne's School in Reading, who wear blood-red uniforms, in 1998.

67. &quot;I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing.&quot;
 Dismissing claims that those who sell slaughtered meat have greater moral authority than those who participate in blood sports, in 1988.

67. "I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing." Dismissing claims that those who sell slaughtered meat have greater moral authority than those who participate in blood sports, in 1988.

68. &quot;Ah, so this is feminist corner then.&quot;
Joining a group of female Labour MPs, who were wearing name badges reading &quot;Ms&quot;, at a Buckingham Palace drinks party in 2000.

68. "Ah, so this is feminist corner then." Joining a group of female Labour MPs, who were wearing name badges reading "Ms", at a Buckingham Palace drinks party in 2000.

69. &quot;Cats kill far more birds than men. Why don't you have a slogan: 'Kill a cat and save a bird?'&quot;
On being told of a project to protect turtle doves in Anguilla in 1965.

69. "Cats kill far more birds than men. Why don't you have a slogan: 'Kill a cat and save a bird?'" On being told of a project to protect turtle doves in Anguilla in 1965.

70. &quot;All money nowadays seems to be produced with a natural homing instinct for the Treasury.&quot;
Bemoaning the rate of British tax in 1963.

70. "All money nowadays seems to be produced with a natural homing instinct for the Treasury." Bemoaning the rate of British tax in 1963.

71. &quot;It is my invariable custom to say something flattering to begin with so that I shall be excused if by any chance I put my foot in it later on.&quot;
Full marks for honesty, from a speech in 1956.

71. "It is my invariable custom to say something flattering to begin with so that I shall be excused if by any chance I put my foot in it later on." Full marks for honesty, from a speech in 1956.

72. &quot;Why don't you go and live in a hostel to save cash?&quot; 
Asked of a penniless student.

72. "Why don't you go and live in a hostel to save cash?" Asked of a penniless student.

73. &quot;In education, if in nothing else, the Scotsman knows what is best for him. Indeed, only a Scotsman can really survive a Scottish education.&quot;
 Said when he was made Chancellor of Edinburgh University in November 1953.

73. "In education, if in nothing else, the Scotsman knows what is best for him. Indeed, only a Scotsman can really survive a Scottish education." Said when he was made Chancellor of Edinburgh University in November 1953.

74. &quot;If it doesn't fart or eat hay, she isn't interested.&quot;
 Of his daughter, Princess Anne.

74. "If it doesn't fart or eat hay, she isn't interested." Of his daughter, Princess Anne.

&lt;b&gt;75. &quot;They're not mating are they?&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Spotting two robots bumping in to one another at the Science Museum in 2000.

<b>75. "They're not mating are they?"</b><br /> Spotting two robots bumping in to one another at the Science Museum in 2000.

&lt;b&gt;76. &quot;I must be in the only person in Britain glad to see the back of that plane.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Philip did not approve of the noise Concorde made while flying over the Buckingham Palace.

<b>76. "I must be in the only person in Britain glad to see the back of that plane."</b><br /> Philip did not approve of the noise Concorde made while flying over the Buckingham Palace.

&lt;b&gt;77. &quot;The only active sport, which I follow, is polo - and most of the work's done by the pony!&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; 1965

<b>77. "The only active sport, which I follow, is polo - and most of the work's done by the pony!"</b><br /> 1965

&lt;b&gt;78. &quot;It looks like a tart's bedroom.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; On seeing plans for the Duke and then Duchess of York's house at Sunninghill Park.

<b>78. "It looks like a tart's bedroom."</b><br /> On seeing plans for the Duke and then Duchess of York's house at Sunninghill Park.

&lt;b&gt;79. &quot;Reichskanzler.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Prince Philip used Hitler's title to address German chancellor Helmut Kohl during a speech in Hanover in 1997.

<b>79. "Reichskanzler."</b><br /> Prince Philip used Hitler's title to address German chancellor Helmut Kohl during a speech in Hanover in 1997.

&lt;b&gt;80. &quot;We go into the red next year... I shall probably have to give up polo.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Comment on US television in 1969 about the Royal Family's finances.

<b>80. "We go into the red next year... I shall probably have to give up polo."</b><br /> Comment on US television in 1969 about the Royal Family's finances.

&lt;b&gt;81. &quot;Bugger the table plan, give me my dinner!&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Showing his impatience to be fed at a dinner party in 2004.

<b>81. "Bugger the table plan, give me my dinner!"</b><br /> Showing his impatience to be fed at a dinner party in 2004.

&lt;b&gt;82. &quot;I thought it was against the law these days for a woman to solicit.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Said to a woman solicitor.

<b>82. "I thought it was against the law these days for a woman to solicit."</b><br /> Said to a woman solicitor.

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&lt;b&gt;83. &quot;You're just a silly little Whitehall twit: you don't trust me and I don't trust you.&quot; &lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt;Said to Sir Rennie Maudslay, Keeper of the Privy Purse, in the 1970s.

<b>83. "You're just a silly little Whitehall twit: you don't trust me and I don't trust you." </b><br />Said to Sir Rennie Maudslay, Keeper of the Privy Purse, in the 1970s.

&lt;b&gt;84. &quot;What about Tom Jones? He's made a million and he's a bloody awful singer.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Response to a comment at a small-business lunch about how difficult it is in Britain to get rich.

<b>84. "What about Tom Jones? He's made a million and he's a bloody awful singer."</b><br /> Response to a comment at a small-business lunch about how difficult it is in Britain to get rich.

&lt;b&gt;85. &quot;This could only happen in a technical college.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; On getting stuck in a lift between two floors at the Heriot Watt University, 1958.

<b>85. "This could only happen in a technical college."</b><br /> On getting stuck in a lift between two floors at the Heriot Watt University, 1958.

&lt;b&gt;86. &quot;I'd much rather have stayed in the Navy, frankly.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; When asked what he felt about his life in 1992.

<b>86. "I'd much rather have stayed in the Navy, frankly."</b><br /> When asked what he felt about his life in 1992.

&lt;b&gt;87. &quot;It looks like the kind of thing my daughter would bring back from her school art lessons&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; On being shown &quot;primitive&quot; Ethiopian art in 1965.

<b>87. "It looks like the kind of thing my daughter would bring back from her school art lessons"</b><br /> On being shown "primitive" Ethiopian art in 1965.

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&lt;b&gt;88. &quot;You're not wearing mink knickers, are you?&quot; &lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt;Philip charms fashion writer Serena French at a World Wildlife Fund gathering in 1993.

<b>88. "You're not wearing mink knickers, are you?" </b><br />Philip charms fashion writer Serena French at a World Wildlife Fund gathering in 1993.

&lt;b&gt;89. &quot;My son...er...owns them.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; On being asked on a Canadian tour whether he knew the Scilly Isles.

<b>89. "My son...er...owns them."</b><br /> On being asked on a Canadian tour whether he knew the Scilly Isles.

&lt;b&gt;90. &quot;Well, that's more than you know about anything else then.&quot;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt; Speaking, a touch condescendingly, to Michael Buerk, after being told by the BBC newsreader that he did know about the Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Awards in 2004.

<b>90. "Well, that's more than you know about anything else then."</b><br /> Speaking, a touch condescendingly, to Michael Buerk, after being told by the BBC newsreader that he did know about the Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Awards in 2004.

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1. "If you stay here much longer, you will go home with slitty eyes." To 21-year-old British student Simon Kerby during a visit to China in 1986.

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