The Queen & Prince Philip Fell in Love as Teenagers—Here’s the Story of How They Met

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The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty were married for over seven decades until his death in April 2021. All these years later, their long union begs the question: How did the Queen and Prince Philip meet?

Well, their royal love story started when a young Princess Elizabeth and Philip, once the Prince of Greece and Denmark, crossed paths at a family event. Elizabeth was only eight years old at the time, whereas Philip was 12, when they both were in attendance at a wedding between their relatives—Elizabeth’s uncle, Prince George, was married to Philip’s cousin, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, as per (However, Elizabeth and Philip were already distant...

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