Endless Love The Queen Prepared A Special Birthday Surprise For Her Husband Prince Phillip's 98th Birthday

Queen Elizabeth || has been planning a very important birthday surprise for the Duke of Edinburgh as he turned 98 on Monday. 

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To mark the incredible milestone for her husband Prince Phillip royal expert, Richard Fitzwilliams told Express.co.uk that, "Undoubtedly the Queen and others of his family will prepare a special surprise for him to celebrate." He also said the Duke has spent a lot of his retirement in a cottage on the Sandringham estate. Fitzwilliams also bets the surprise planned will probably be something active if weather permits. 


The Queen and Prince Phillip married in 1947 at Westminister Abbey reported the Express. The two have shared a life together that only a few can dream of having. Today, nearly 72 years strong, the pair still frequent royal outings and spend life with their big family. Together they have four children, eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Recently the Duke was pictured with his newest great-grandchild, Archie, the newborn son of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. 

Although time has brought the Prince to a ripe age having retired from public duties in August 2017, Fitzwilliams says Prince Phillip still loves to stay busy adding, “It must also be very enjoyable for him to choose which engagements and events he attends. It then adds an extra cachet to them when he appears.” 

Official royal family social media accounts wished Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh a happy birthday. Check them out here, and watch the Queen and Prince Phillip over the years in the video below.

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