41+ Duke Of Edinburgh Prince Edward Gif. What does the title mean and what is the duke of edinburgh's role? It is understood that the prince of wales travelled from his home in gloucestershire to visit his mother at windsor castle on friday afternoon.
The title has been created three times for members of the royal family since 1726. The duke of edinburgh prince philip, husband of britain's queen queen elizabeth ii, as princess elizabeth, and her husband the duke of edinburgh, styled prince his son, prince edward, will now assume the title. 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.
The sunday times reports that prince edward will become the next duke of edinburgh, a title currently held by prince philip.
Prince philip will be fondly remembered for the encouragement he gave to so many young new zealanders through the duke of edinburgh's hillary award. Duke of edinburgh, named after the city of edinburgh, scotland, is a substantive title that has been created three times for members of the british royal family since 1726. Princess anne, prince andrew, prince philip, queen elizabeth ii, prince edward and prince charles photographed at buckingham palace in 1972. Prince edward will inherit the title of duke of edinburgh eventually.