BUCKINGHAM PALACE has announced that Prince Philip was admitted to hospital last night as a ‘precautionary measure’.
The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London for treatment of an infection.
On 4 May 2017, the Palace announced that Prince Philip would be retiring from royal duties and visits in the autumn.
The 96-year-old is a patron, president or member of over 780 organisations and serves as chairman of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme for people aged 14 to 24. He is the longest-serving consort of a reigning British monarch and the oldest-ever male member of the British royal family..
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