Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh, named after the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a title that has been created four times for members of the British royal family since 1726. The current holder is the Prince Philip, consort to Queen Elizabeth II.

1726 creation

The title was first created in the Peerage of Great Britain on 26 July 1726 by George I, who bestowed it on his grandson Prince Frederick, who also became Prince of Wales the following year. The subsidiary titles of the dukedom were Baron of Snowdon, in the County of Caernarvon, Viscount of Launceston, in the County of Cornwall, Earl of Eltham, in the County of Kent, and Marquess of the Isle of Ely. These titles were also in the Peerage of Great Britain. The marquessate was apparently erroneously gazetted as Marquess of the Isle of Wight although Marquess of the Isle of Ely was the intended title. In later editions of the London Gazette the Duke is referred to as the Marquess of the Isle of Ely. Upon Frederick's death, the titles were inherited by his son Prince George. When Prince George became King George III in 1760, the titles "merged into the Crown", and ceased to exist.

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From Queen Elizabeth planting a Duke of Edinburgh Rose to Jill Biden’s thoughtful tweet and ...

South China Morning Post 11 Jun 2021
The royal family has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh on the day he would have turned 100, June ......
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New fundraising event launched to mark Duke of Edinburgh’s birthday

ITV 10 Jun 2021
A fundraising challenge is being launched to mark what would have been the Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthday....
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Duke of Edinburgh rose beds in at Windsor

The Times/The Sunday Times 10 Jun 2021
Thorny, bright pink and streaked with white, the Duke of Edinburgh took its place yesterday in the flowerbeds of Windsor Castle....
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Camilla’s touching tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh

London Evening Standard 10 Jun 2021
Camilla has paid tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh on what would have been his 100th birthday ... ....
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Prince Philip's aides are rewarded on day he would have hit 100: Duke of Edinburgh's ...

The Daily Mail 10 Jun 2021
The Duke of Edinburgh’s closest aides were honoured by the Queen yesterday on what would have been his 100th birthday ... The Duke of Edinburgh’s closest aides were honoured by the Queen ......
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What is the Duke of Edinburgh rose?

The Sun 10 Jun 2021
THE Queen has marked what would have been the Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthday with a special commemorative rose ... What is the Duke of Edinburgh rose? ... Harkness Roses will donate £2.50 from each rose sold to The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Living Legacy Fund....
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Queen Elizabeth II given new 'Duke of Edinburgh' rose to mark Prince Philip's 100th birthday

The National 10 Jun 2021
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, died on April 9, two months short of his landmark birthday ... Buckingham Palace announced that last week, the queen was presented with a Duke of Edinburgh Rose – a newly bred pink commemorative rose – in his memory ... the Duke of Edinburgh Rose to ......
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Prince Philip 100th birthday: Queen Elizabeth receives gift 'to remember Duke of Edinburgh's remarkable life'

Pinkvilla 10 Jun 2021
"Whilst being very poignant, it was also a delight to give Her Majesty The Queen, Patron of the Royal Horticultural Society, the Duke of Edinburgh Rose to mark what would have been HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthday and to remember his remarkable life," Keith shared in a ......
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Queen Elizabeth II gifted new 'Duke of Edinburgh' rose to mark Prince Philip's 100th birthday

The National 10 Jun 2021
Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, died on April 9, two months short of his landmark birthday ... Buckingham Palace announced that last week, the queen had been presented with a Duke of Edinburgh Rose – a newly bred pink commemorative rose – in his memory ... the Duke of Edinburgh Rose to ......
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The Queen has planted this rose named after the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle ...

The Independent 10 Jun 2021
The Duke of Edinburgh is the latest to join the tradition with a new rose named in his honour ... Adding greater meaning and sentiment to the flower is its charitable component, £2.50 from each sale will be donated to The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Living Legacy Fund, giving more young people the opportunity to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award....
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Queen marks Philip’s 100th birthday by planting Duke of Edinburgh rose

Metro UK 10 Jun 2021
The newly-bred Duke of Edinburgh Rose was planted in the East Terrace Garden of Windsor Castle as a permanent tribute to Philip, where the couple spent their final months in lockdown together ... The Duke of Edinburgh Rose was planted in the East Terrace Garden of Windsor (Picture....
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