Wednesday, 10 June 2020

The Duke of Edinburgh

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE PHILIP, Baron Greenwich, Earl of Merioneth and Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, OM, GBE, is 99 today.

  • Royal Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter (KG)
  • Royal Knight of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle (KT)
  • Member of the Order of Merit (OM)
  • Grand Master, First and Principal Knight Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (GBE)
His Royal Highness is Admiral of the Fleet in the Royal Navy, Field Marshal in the Army and Marshal of the Royal Air Force.

Photo Credit: Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

In 2011, Her Majesty The Queen appointed Prince Philip Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom.


Gavin Bamford said...

BBC announces:

The Queen has conferred the title and office of Lord High Admiral of the Navy on HRH Duke of Edinburgh on the occasion of his 90th birthday.



Christopher Bellew said...

A new portrait of HRH was released today to mark his birthday.

Handelian said...

Happy birthday, Sir. Looking at the example of the Duke and The Queen, I cannot understand how anyone can be in favour of the idea of, say, President Tony Blair and Cherie.