Prince Philip: Outpouring of public grief after death of Duke of Edinburgh

A nation in mourning: Huge outpouring of grief over death of Prince Philip and sympathy for the Queen who has ‘lost the brightest jewel in her crown’

Britons expressed their sorrow at the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh and passed on their good wishes to QueenHe spent final days at Windsor with Queen after a 28-night stay in hospital for an infection and heart conditionAs the longest serving consort in British history, he was popular but often misunderstood figure to the publicSome found his gaffes offensive while others believed he was comical, but millions united in grief at his deathSome said they had cried while others could not believe he was gone after being figure throughout their lives

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Tributes have flooded in for Prince Philip today after the devastating news the Queen’s husband died this morning aged 99.

Britons expressed their sorrow at the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh and passed on their good wishes to Her Majesty and the rest of the Royal Family.

He spent his final days at Windsor Castle with his wife after a 28-night stay in hospital for an infection and a pre-existing heart condition.

As the longest serving consort in British history, the Prince was a popular but often misunderstood figure in the eyes of the public.

Flags were lowered across the country today as a sign of respect to the Duke, with Buckingham Palace and Downing Street leading the way.

Some people found his gaffes and outbursts offensive while others believed he was comical, but millions across the country united in grief at his death today. 

Hundreds revealed the heartbreaking news had left them in tears while others could not believe the Duke had died having been a figure throughout their lives.

Britons expressed their sorrow at the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh and passed on their good wishes to the Queen and the rest of the Royal Family

A woman called Charlotte posted on Twitter: ‘What a life you led. I don’t think the Queen could have done it without you. You were the brightest jewel in her crown.’

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