HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021)

The death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was announced by Buckingham Palace on Friday, 9 April 2021.

Duke of Edinburgh

Information for the public wishing to pay their respects

Following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh many of you will be wanting to pay tribute to him and offer condolences to Her Majesty The Queen at this sad time.

Our priority remains to keep everyone safe and, due to the current public health guidelines and lockdown restrictions around COVID-19, we will not be providing a book of condolences.

If you wish to leave your tributes to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, please do so by signing the book of condolence on the website of The Royal Household.  The e-book of condolence will close after the period of ROYAL mourning on the 22nd April 2021.

You can find the book of condolence here

If you are unable to access the online book of condolence you are welcome to send your tribute in writing to the following address:

Tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, The Civic Office, Sessions House, County Road, Maidstone ME14 1XQ

The Royal Household has requested that members of the public do not leave floral tributes or gather in public places to offer their respects. The Palace has suggested that people could donate to charity instead, if they wish to do so.

There will be a national one-minute silence at 15:00 on Saturday 17th April, the day of the funeral.