Prince Philip 1921-2021: A Celebration

Royal Collection Trust

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SKU:
9781909741805
Author:
HRH The Prince of Wales and Deborah Clarke
Publisher:
Royal Collection Trust
Publication date:
8/7/2021
Format:
Hardback
illustration info:
150 Illustrations
Pages:
144
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This souvenir publication celebrates the remarkable 99-year life of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Britain’s longest serving consort. Drawing on private archives as well as official records, the book explores the major events in Prince Philip’s life, from his birth in Corfu, his education and naval and wartime service, to his marriage to Her Majesty The Queen, his support for the sovereign at home and abroad, his interests and his patronage of more than 750 organisations. With more than 150 images of His Royal Highness, this personal yet authoritative account offers a fresh look at a lifetime of achievement.

Drawing on private archives as well as official records, the book considers the many sides to the UK’s longest serving Prince Consort, on a personal level as a son, husband and father, as a sportsman and artist, and his role as a champion of science and industry and a leader in environmental and conservation causes.

With more than 150 images of His Royal Highness, this personal yet authoritative account offers a fresh look at a lifetime of achievements.