Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh?

 But when Queen Elizabeth II dies and Prince Charles becomes king, the title will “merge with the crown,” meaning it can be regranted. Rather, the title will eventually be given to his younger brother, Prince Edward. Why wasn’t Prince Philip called king? Further announcements will be made in due course. Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh? After Prince Charles, Prince William is next in line for the title, followed by his eldest son, Prince George.Buckingham Palace officials said Prince Philip’s funeral will take place on April 17 at Windsor Castle in a family service that will be closed to the public. Prince Philip through the years

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The Letters Patent, issued when George VI gave Prince Philip his title in 1947, established that Charles, the Prince of Wales, has now gained the title of Duke of Edinburgh through the line of succession. It will then be bestowed to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s youngest son, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. Buckingham Palace announced the decision in 1999, when Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones. Members of the British royal family follow the coffin of the Queen Mother en route to her funeral in Westminster Abbey in London on April 9, 2002. From left: Prince Andrew, Prince Charles, Prince Philip, Princess Anne and Prince Edward. “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 royal family said Friday, announcing the death of the Queen’s husband of more than 70 years and the longest-serving royal consort. The palace said Philip took part in planning his funeral and the focus on family was in accordance with his wishes. 
First published on April 11, 2021 / 2:23 PM He earned the honor for his work as a trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, a youth awards program founded by Philip in 1956. When Edward is granted the title, his wife will become the Duchess of Edinburgh — a title currently held by the Queen herself. 

When Queen Elizabeth II was crowned, Philip wasn’t given the title of king. Santiago Lyon / AP

The title was first given to Prince Frederick by his grandfather, King George I, in 1726. With his death, the title of the Duke of Edinburgh gets passed down to another member of the royal family — but who? Remembering Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Why wasn’t Prince Philip called king? According to BBC News, the title is only given to males who inherit the throne. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”Prince Charles, the oldest of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s four children, inherited his father’s title upon his death, as well as his other titles, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, of Greenwich in the County of London. 

According to the College of Arms, which creates and maintains official registers of coats of arms and pedigrees, “these peerages are hereditary and on the death of His Royal Highness have passed to his eldest son, HRH The Prince of Wales. By Sophie Lewis

April 11, 2021 / 2:23 PM
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Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of 99 on Friday. In the event of the Prince of Wales or any subsequent holder of these titles succeeding to the Crown, these titles and all others held will merge with the Crown.” However, Charles won’t always be the Duke of Edinburgh. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Prince Philip was first granted the title when he gave up his former title as Prince of Greece and Denmark to marry the Queen in 1947. 

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Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh?

Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh?

Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh? Further announcements will be made in due course. Prince Philip was first granted the title when he gave up his former title as Prince of Greece and Denmark to marry the Queen in 1947. 

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Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh? It will then be bestowed to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s youngest son, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. Buckingham Palace announced the decision in 1999, when Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones. By Sophie Lewis

April 11, 2021 / 2:23 PM
/ CBS News

Remembering Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Remembering Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

06:04

Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of 99 on Friday. Remembering Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Why wasn’t Prince Philip called king? Rather, the title will eventually be given to his younger brother, Prince Edward. Why wasn’t Prince Philip called king? The palace said Philip took part in planning his funeral and the focus on family was in accordance with his wishes. 
First published on April 11, 2021 / 2:23 PM From left: Prince Andrew, Prince Charles, Prince Philip, Princess Anne and Prince Edward. With his death, the title of the Duke of Edinburgh gets passed down to another member of the royal family — but who? Prince Philip through the years

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dead at 99

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The Letters Patent, issued when George VI gave Prince Philip his title in 1947, established that Charles, the Prince of Wales, has now gained the title of Duke of Edinburgh through the line of succession.  But when Queen Elizabeth II dies and Prince Charles becomes king, the title will “merge with the crown,” meaning it can be regranted. Santiago Lyon / AP

The title was first given to Prince Frederick by his grandfather, King George I, in 1726. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.”Prince Charles, the oldest of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s four children, inherited his father’s title upon his death, as well as his other titles, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, of Greenwich in the County of London. 

According to the College of Arms, which creates and maintains official registers of coats of arms and pedigrees, “these peerages are hereditary and on the death of His Royal Highness have passed to his eldest son, HRH The Prince of Wales. According to BBC News, the title is only given to males who inherit the throne. In the event of the Prince of Wales or any subsequent holder of these titles succeeding to the Crown, these titles and all others held will merge with the Crown.” However, Charles won’t always be the Duke of Edinburgh. After Prince Charles, Prince William is next in line for the title, followed by his eldest son, Prince George.Buckingham Palace officials said Prince Philip’s funeral will take place on April 17 at Windsor Castle in a family service that will be closed to the public. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. He earned the honor for his work as a trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, a youth awards program founded by Philip in 1956. When Edward is granted the title, his wife will become the Duchess of Edinburgh — a title currently held by the Queen herself. 

When Queen Elizabeth II was crowned, Philip wasn’t given the title of king. “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 royal family said Friday, announcing the death of the Queen’s husband of more than 70 years and the longest-serving royal consort. Members of the British royal family follow the coffin of the Queen Mother en route to her funeral in Westminster Abbey in London on April 9, 2002.