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Old 07-25-2017, 11:50 AM
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Prince Philip's last ever engagement before his retirement will be next Wednesday in London.

He will attend the The Captain General's Parade at Buckingham Palace on August 2


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According to Buckingham Palace, Prince Philip will have carried out 22,219 solo engagements from 1952 to his last on August 2nd, 2017
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Old 07-25-2017, 01:40 PM
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Prince Philip to carry out his final official engagement-
Prince Philip's final official royal engagement | Daily Mail Online
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Old 07-27-2017, 09:24 AM
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Well I do hope they send him off in style!
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Old 08-01-2017, 07:00 PM
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Tomorrow is Prince Philip's last official engagement on retirement with the Royal Marines at Buckingham Palace. I wonder will the be any special coverage?
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Old 08-01-2017, 07:06 PM
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BBC/Sky News Channels are likely to have live coverage from the event, and there will of course be videos, articles and pictures about it.
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Old 08-02-2017, 11:56 AM
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The Duke of Edinburgh at the Captain General's Parade today, August 2:



** gettyimages/zimbio gallery **


** dailymail: Philip bows out: Duke of Edinburgh, 96, arrives at Buckingham Palace for his 22,220th - and LAST - official public engagement **
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Old 08-02-2017, 12:05 PM
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Thanks iceflower! I've already posted many articles/videos of it in the retirement thread, because I thought that was the best place to put it.
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Old 08-02-2017, 01:17 PM
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ITN Productions Videos:
https://itnproductions.com/news/vide...uties?type=raw

Young and old gathered at the palace gates to watch:
https://itnproductions.com/news/vide...ement?type=raw

The Queen's former Press Secretary, Charles Anson, pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh on his retirement:
https://itnproductions.com/news/vide...tires?type=raw
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Old 08-05-2017, 12:48 PM
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The Queen has made a surprise appearance at the 150th Aboyne Highland Games.

The monarch attended the event on Saturday alone following the retirement of the Duke of Edinburgh this week.

Read more: Queen makes surprise appearance at 150th Aboyne Highland Games
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Old 08-05-2017, 12:55 PM
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Well, that hasn't lasted long

4 September 2017
Her Majesty The Queen accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open the Queensferry Crossing at South Queensferry.

Afterwards Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will attend a ceremony at the Cube Arena, King Malcolm Drive, Rosyth, to mark the opening of the new Firth of Forth road bridge.
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Old 08-05-2017, 03:13 PM
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I'm delighted!!

Now he and the Queen can decide what he attends, rather than the flunkies
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The Queen has made a surprise appearance at the 150th Aboyne Highland Games.

The monarch attended the event on Saturday alone following the retirement of the Duke of Edinburgh this week.

Read more: Queen makes surprise appearance at 150th Aboyne Highland Games
DF article: Queen makes surprise visit to 150th Aboyne Highland Games | Daily Mail Online

Picture - HM appeared to be in great spirit as usual:
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"This morning saw the official start to her Majesty The Queen’s annual stay in Balmoral, her home on Royal Deeside in the north east of Scotland.
She was welcomed by Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (5 SCOTS), who provided a Guard of Honour as she arrived, along with the Regimental Mascot, Shetland Pony Cruachan IV."

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Old 08-07-2017, 03:28 PM
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Old 08-07-2017, 07:30 PM
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Sometimes if a person here at TRF that is knowledgeable in my eyes when it comes to things pertaining to the BRF, I'll click on their DF article link and in this one I wasn't disappointed. I got quite a chuckle out of Cruachan the pony that seems to steal the show at Balmoral. Cheeky little guy! Eating the Queen's posies and then making himself known to get the Queen's attention.

Priceless!
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Old 08-11-2017, 01:47 PM
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H.M.The Queen arrives at Balmoral for annual break

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The Queen has said she is "deeply saddened" by the loss of life in floods caused by Hurricane Harvey in the US.

In a message to President Donald Trump, the monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh sent their condolences to the families of the 39 people known to have died in the disaster.
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Queen Elizabeth accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh opened the Queensferry Crossing at South Queensferry today, September 4. Afterwards they attended a ceremony at the Cube Arena, Rosyth, to mark the opening of the new Firth of Forth road bridge.


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** dailymail: 'Delighted' Queen and Duke of Edinburgh open a new £1.35bn suspension bridge in Queensferry..**
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Old 09-04-2017, 10:35 AM
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You just can't keep a good man down. Although officially retired, he still is the unwavering and steadfast companion to HM. He does actually enjoy these kind of things, I think, and keeping active and going about doing things and seeing things and enjoying life is what is keeping him as hale and hearty as he is.

This man writes the book on how to be a consort to a Queen.
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