"My deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to HM Queen Elizabeth II, HRH The Prince of Wales, the Royal Family and the people of the United Kingdom on the death of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. May his memory be a blessing." World leaders react of the passing of Duke of Edinburgh
It may be of interest to fellow followers of the Royal Family that Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth, as she was known at the time, married in a time of economic crises, and today on the day of his funeral we are also in an economic crises, alas with far greater resources than those before us had in the 1940's
Ahh Yellow and Rose coloured Chrysanthemums and White Heather.
Note they ate thick soup, chicken and ice-cream with sherry and champagne..
Imposing Climax to Memorable Day
Prince Philip was also a regular according to newspaper articles in school plays.