Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pay tribute to late Prince Philip who will ‘be greatly missed’
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have shared a tribute in honour of Prince Philip after his tragic death on 9 April.
The Duke, 36, and 39 year old Duchess of Sussex took to the website of their non-profit organisation Archewell to share a note, which reads: "In loving memory off His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021 [sic]
"Thank you for your service… You will be greatly missed."
The couple have removed all other information from their website for the time being.
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Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Philip died peacefully at the age of 99 at Windsor on Friday 9 April.
A statement read: “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.
"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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The Queen, 94, and Prince Philip were married for 73 years and she once described him as her "strength and stay."
The Queen is expected to now start an immediate eight day period of mourning.
During this time, the monarch will not carry out royal duties, new bills will not be given Royal Assent to become law and state affairs will be suspended as a mark of respect.
The entire Royal Family are expected to enter an official grieving period for 30 days following these eight days.
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It's been said Prince Harry wants nothing more than to return to the UK to be with the Queen and mourn.
The royal hasn't been back to visit since last March, when he and pregnant wife Meghan carried out their final engagements as working members of the Royal Family.
Now, sources close to the couple have told the Daily Mail that Harry is doing everything he can to return home to be with his grieving family during this difficult time.
"Harry will absolutely do his utmost to get back to the UK and be with his family," the insider explained.
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"He will want nothing more than to be there for his family, and particularly his grandmother, during this awful time."
While Prince Harry is likely to leave his Los Angeles mansion, his wife Meghan may not be able to as she is pregnant with their second child.
The insider added: "Meghan is obviously pregnant so she will need to take advice from her doctors about whether it is safe for her to travel, but I think Harry will definitely go."
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