THE Duke of Edinburgh was at the Queen’s side from their wedding day in 1947.
They had four children, a slew of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed their platinum wedding anniversary in November 2017 – an impressive achievement for any couple.
As with any long marriage or partnership, no one will feel Prince Philip’s loss more than his devoted wife.
Andy Langford, clinical director at Cruse Bereavement Care, which offers support when someone dies, said: “The death of a partner is world-shattering and it can take a long time for the person bereaved to comprehend what has happened.”
He suggests six things to consider following with the death of a long-time partner:
1. LOOK AFTER YOURSELF
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