The husband of Queen Elizabeth II will cease to perform Royal duties in the autumn
Husband of Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh Philip will cease to perform Royal duties in the fall. On it informs “bi-Bi-si” referring to Buckingham Palace.
The decision was made personally by Prince Philip. Her Majesty supported her husband.
In June the Duke of Edinburgh will be 96 years old.
In an official statement, the Palace said that until August the Prince will continue to perform their obligations under the previously established schedule — both individually and together with the Queen.
An announcement regarding The Duke of Edinburgh. https://t.co/SF1bgo68Un pic.twitter.com/TO9mR70xTk
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) may 4, 2017
New invitation to Philip to accept, although from time to time he can still attend certain public events.
The Duke is patron, President or member of more than 780 organizations with which he is still to be connected, but to play an active role in their work have become.
Elizabeth II will continue to perform a full program of official Affairs with the support of the rest of the Royal family.