50 Vintage Photos Of The Queen And Prince Philip

The pair were married for over 70 years.

Prince Philip

by Bonnie McLaren |

Buckingham Palace announced this morning that Prince Philip has died. Announcing the news, the palace said the Queen had lost her 'beloved husband', who she had been married to for an incredible 73 years. 'It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,' the statement read. 'His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.'

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As we reflect on this sad news, we take a look back at some of our favourite pictures of their relationship and marraige, including photos from their wedding at Westminster Abbey in 1947.

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Waving from Buckingham Palace, July 1947

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The couple officially announce their engagement at Buckingham Palace, July 1947

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After the engagement announcement, November 1947

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Elizabeth and Philip after announcing their engagement, July 1947

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Princess Elizabeth poses with her family and fiancé ahead of her marriage, 1947

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Photographed at Buckingham Palace shortly before their wedding, 1947

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Arriving at the Royal Variety Performance, November 1947

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Arriving at the Armistice Day service, November 1947

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The couple were married at Westminster Abbey on 20th November 1947

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Posing for official photos at the Palace after their wedding, November 1947

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Waving from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the wedding, November 1947

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Honeymooning at Broadlands House, home to Philip's Uncle, November 1947

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Playing with a corgi while on honeymoon, November 1947

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Admiring wedding photos while honeymooning, November 1947

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Enjoying a walk on their honeymoon at Broadlands House in Hampshire, November 1947

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Arriving in Malta (where Philip was stationed with the Royal Navy) for the second part of their honeymoon, 1947

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Attending a charity ball at the Dorchester Hotel, 1948

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On board the 'Pamir,' March 1948

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Prince Philip receives the Freedom of the City of London, 1948

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Visiting the Arc de Triomphe, May 1948

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Attending the Royal Horse Show at Windsor, May 1949

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Arriving at the wedding of the Earl of Harewood and Marion Stein, 1949

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Posing with newborn Charles, July 1949

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After Princess Anne's christening, 1950

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Walking in the grounds of Clarence House, August 1951

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A family portrait session with the young Prince Charles and Princess Anne at Clarence House, 1951

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A photoshoot with the family, August 1951

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Visiting the Festival of Britain, 1951

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Royal tour of Quebec, 1951

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Enjoying a barn dance in Ottowa, 1951

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Photographed outside Balmoral, September 1952

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A candid shot with Princess Anne and Prince Charles, 1951

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Photographed with the children at Balmoral, September 1952

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Leaving Westminster Abbey in an ornate carriage following Elizabeth's coronation, June 1953

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Waving to the crowds from the balcony of Buckingham Palace following Elizabeth's coronation, June 1953

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Elizabeth poses for official photos with Philip following her coronation

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Visiting Northern Ireland on the Coronation Tour, 1953

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Photographing the arrival of an escort ship while en route to Fiji during the Coronation Tour, 1953

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Visiting Bermuda, November 1953

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Overseeing the children and two ponies in the grounds of Balmoral, August 1955

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Playing with corgis in the grounds of Balmoral, August 1955

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A trip to Nigeria, 1956

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Posing for photographs at Buckingham Palace, December 1958

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Posing for photographs at Buckingham Palace, December 1958

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The Queen and Prince Philip with corgis at Windsor Castle, 1959

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John and Jackie Kennedy visit Buckingham Palace, 1960

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John and Jackie Kennedy visit Buckingham Palace, 1960

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Leaving Manchester by train, May 1961

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Presenting Bobby Moore with the World Cup trophy, 1966

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Flying back from Yorkshire, filmed for a BBC and ITV documentary

READ MORE: A New Portrait Celebrates The Queen And Prince Philip's 70th Wedding Anniversary

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