Prince Philip’s cause of death revealed by Queen Elizabeth’s doctor

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Prince Philip’s cause of death has been revealed.

The Duke of Edinburgh, who died on April 9 at the age of 99, died of “old age,” according to a death certificate obtained by The Telegraph.

Sir Huw Thomas, who is the head of the royal medical house, certified Philip’s death certificate. Philip’s cause of death has been reported as “old age” and is an accepted description for a cause of death if the patient is over 80 years of age and has been found to be in “progressive decline” in health. been cared for for a long time. lapse of time, reports the point of sale.

Additionally, Sir Thomas’ analysis proves that no other illness or injury contributed to Philip’s death. That means the heart disease that prompted the Duke to undergo surgery in March did not contribute to his death, the outlet says.

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In this undated photo provided by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip of Great Britain with their great-grandchildren, left to right Prince George, Prince Louis, Savannah Phillips ( standing back), Princess Charlotte, Isla Phillips holding Lena Tindall and Mia Tindall.  British Prince Philip, the irascible and tenacious husband of Queen Elizabeth II who has spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that has mostly defined his life, died on Friday, April 9, 2021.
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In this undated photo provided by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip of Great Britain with their great-grandchildren, left to right Prince George, Prince Louis, Savannah Phillips ( standing back), Princess Charlotte, Isla Phillips holding Lena Tindall and Mia Tindall. British Prince Philip, the irascible and tenacious husband of Queen Elizabeth II who has spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that has mostly defined his life, died on Friday, April 9, 2021.
(Duchess of Cambridge via AP)

His private secretary, Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell, recorded Philip’s death with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead on April 13. According to the Telegraph, his full name on his death certificate is listed as “His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh formerly known as Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark formerly known as Philip Mountbatten.”

Representatives from Buckingham Palace declined to comment.

The royal family confirmed the death of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband for 73 years on April 9 in a statement.

“It is with deep sadness that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle”, indicates the press release.

On his death certificate, Philip’s occupations are listed as a naval officer and “husband of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Sovereign.”

Philip married Princess Elizabeth in 1947 and is the longest-serving royal consort in British history. He and the Queen have four children, eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

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The Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, is dead April 9. Here the Queen and Prince Philip chat during the Royal Windsor Horse Show on the grounds of Windsor Castle years ago.
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During the coronavirus lockdown in England, he was staying at Windsor Castle, west London, with the Queen, 95.

On February 16, Philip was admitted to a London hospital after feeling unwell. On March 3, he underwent surgery for pre-existing heart disease at Saint-Barthélemy Hospital before being transferred to King Edward VII Hospital on March 5 and finally released home on March 16.

In 2011, he was taken to hospital by helicopter after suffering from chest pain and being treated for a blocked coronary artery. In 2017, he spent two nights at King Edward Hospital and was hospitalized for 10 days in 2018 for hip replacement.

Philip was also hospitalized in December 2019, spending four nights at King Edward Hospital for what the palace said was planned treatment for a pre-existing condition.

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He was forced to give up driving at the age of 97, after crashing into a car while driving a Land Rover near the Sandringham estate in January 2019. Philip needed help getting out of the car. Land Rover but was not injured. A woman in the other vehicle suffered a broken wrist.

Princess Elizabeth with her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and their children Prince Charles and Princess Anne, August 1951.

Princess Elizabeth with her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and their children Prince Charles and Princess Anne, August 1951.
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In a rare interview for a television documentary on the occasion of his 90th birthday in June 2011, he said: “I think I have done my part. I want to have a little fun now. With less responsibility, less rush, less preparation, less trying to think of something to say.

“Besides that, your memory is fine. I can’t remember the names. Yeah, I’m just calming myself down.”

At the time of his death, Philip’s full title was His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, Knight of the Garter, Knight of the Thistle, Order of Merit, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire, Companion of the Order of Australia, Companion of the Queen’s Service Order, Privy Councilor.

He was the second person to bear the title of “Duke of Edinburgh”, the first being his great-great-uncle, Prince Alfred Ernest Albert. His son, Prince Edward, will now assume the title.

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A lightened royal funeral was held for the Duke of Edinburgh on April 17 in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

A minute of silence is observed at St George's Chapel for the funeral of British Prince Philip inside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England on Saturday April 17, 2021.

A minute of silence is observed at St George’s Chapel for the funeral of British Prince Philip inside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England on Saturday April 17, 2021.
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The celebration of Philip’s life, which he played a major role in planning before his death, was attended by his four children and the Queen’s four children – Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward – as well as Charles’s wife Camilla, Duchess. from Cornwall; Anne’s husband, Timothy Laurence, and Edward’s wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Philip’s grandchildren – including Peter Phillips, Zara Tindall, Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn – were also in attendance.

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Meanwhile, Prince William’s wife Kate Middleton, Zara Tindall’s husband Mike Tindall, Princess Eugenie’s husband Jack Brooksbank and Princess Beatrice’s husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi will also join their spouses. royals at the family event.

The Duke of Edinburgh served in the Royal Navy for 12 years. Military personnel played an important role in honoring him despite the attendance limit due to coronavirus restrictions in England.

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