Queen Elizabeth has paid an emotional tribute to her late husband Prince Philip one year on from his death.
A video montage was shared to the Royal Family’s official Twitter account, with the caption, “Remembering His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on the first anniversary of his death.”
The clip played through photos of Philip — who died just weeks before his 100th Birthday — and was overlaid to the heartfelt poem The Patriarchs – An Elegy by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage.
In the poem, Philip’s generation is described as “husbands to duty”, “great-grandfathers from birth” and “last of the great avuncular magicians”.
Remembering His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on the first anniversary of his death.
Find out more about his life and legacy at: https://t.co/6tFq2vjyNk
Words: ‘The Patriarchs – An Elegy’ by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage pic.twitter.com/WpB2L6D75K
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 9, 2022
The emotional footage showed the Duke at various points in his life, from the early days of his relationship with Queen Elizabeth, to being surrounded by great-grandchildren.
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also posted tributes to remember Philip, as The Clarence House Twitter account posted family photos alongside the caption, “Remembering The Duke of Edinburgh today, one year after his passing.”
The one year anniversary of Philip’s death was honoured at Westminster Abbey in a memorial ceremony in March, which was attended by many members of the royal family.
The memorial intended to fulfil the duke’s final wishes by incorporating the hymns, themes and guests he was denied under the UK’s health restrictions in April last year.
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