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Prince Edward is named the New Duke of Edinburgh

BBC reports that King Charles awarded the title to Prince Edward on his youngest brother's 59th birthday. Buckingham Palace made the announcement on March 10. "The new Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh are proud to continue Prince Philip's legacy of promoting opportunities for young people of all backgrounds to reach their full potential." Buckingham Palace, via statement. The Duke of Edinburgh is a title that carries a strong association with their father, Prince Philip, who held the title for over 70 years until his death in 2021.