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Old 01-02-2011, 10:53 PM
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Prince Philip's 90th Birthday, 10 June 2011

Anyone know the plans for celebrating this yet? Any foreign royals attending?
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:41 AM
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It's supposed to be a quiet family affair, so we'll probably see the Greek Royals.
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Old 01-03-2011, 05:57 AM
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Goshe the man is still so active. the mountbatten-windsors have great genes
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Old 01-03-2011, 08:29 AM
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I suspect they may have a service of thanksgiving, either at St George's or the Abbey. They will probably have some sort of a gun salute, and then a private celebration. The British RF have never been keen to have large gatherings of foreign royals in a very public setting and they are unlikely to change that.
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Old 01-03-2011, 12:42 PM
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But for Charles's 60th there was lots of foreign Royals. And I think I read something about a Service of Thanksgiving.
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Queen urges Philip: Don't be a 90th party pooper | Mail Online

Charles is different to his father, a service of thanksgiving is expected.
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:12 PM
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I am on HM's side: a 90th birthday is special, and should be celebrated as such.
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:22 PM
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It should be spent how Prince Phillip wants to spend it.
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Old 01-09-2011, 12:28 AM
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Prince Philip's 90th birthday

Duke of Edinburgh relents over bash for his 90th | Mail Online

A thanksgiving service at St George's and then a celebratory luncheon.

He turned down St Paul's - typical of the man.

It is on June 12th - the weekend after Trooping the Colour and the Sunday immediately before the start of Ascot week.
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Prince Philip set for 90th birthday interviews

Prince Philip will give not one, but two interviews to the BBC and ITV to celebrate his 90th birthday in June. The TV appearances will be in addition to the planned thanksgiving service at Windsor. ‘The Duke didn’t want a big fuss made, but the Queen was determined to mark this milestone,’ says a courtier. ‘He will speak to the BBC and ITV about his life and work.’

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Prince Philip: the Duke you don't know
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...dont-know.html
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Prince Philip: the Duke you don't know
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...dont-know.html
Nice article...it helped me to like the DoE a bit...just a little bit.
It was nice seeing that picture of Anne...I've never seen a picture if her back in the day and I must say she looked beautiful then
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Great article. It is good to see Philip's contributions being recognised. For over 60 years, he has tirelessly served crown and country, despite the odd gaffe!
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First ever picture of Duke of Edinburgh goes on display

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Feel free to move into the 90th Bday thread

In an unusually candid interview to mark his 90th birthday, the Duke of Edinburgh admitted it had been hard to turn his back on a life at sea.
Prince Philip: My sadness at lost Navy career and loss of royal yacht | Mail Online
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Feel free to move into the 90th Bday thread

In an unusually candid interview to mark his 90th birthday, the Duke of Edinburgh admitted it had been hard to turn his back on a life at sea.
Prince Philip: My sadness at lost Navy career and loss of royal yacht | Mail Online
not to be off topic too. but William is a lot like Phiip. he loves what he does.
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Prince Philip says he first duty has always been to serve his wife

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He's amazing for a man about to enter his 10th decade.
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Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip the caring father as Anne tells of bedtime stories | Mail Online
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Wonderful article.
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You know, this is the first time I have ever heard any of the DOE's children describe him as " caring".
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