It’s clear that during their decades-long marriage, the Queen and Prince Philip were absolutely devoted to each other. At his funeral, the Queen left a heartfelt noted on her late husband’s coffin, signing it with his nickname for her, and paid tribute to him with her outfit.
It’s also thought she may have worn a diamond bracelet that Prince Philip gave her as a present on their wedding day, though this isn’t the only sentimental piece of jewellery the Duke gave his wife during their lifetime.
In fact, he loved surprising her with thoughtful gifts, such as the one he gave her on their fifth wedding anniversary in 1952.
By then, though they were still newlyweds and a young couple, they had many responsibilities. They had two children, Charles and Anne, and King George VI had ...