Church of England Diocese of Birmingham St. Matthew with St. Chad, Smethwick

The Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

9 Apr 2021, noon

We were saddened to hear the news of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. We give thanks for his unwavering support of Her Majesty the Queen, in marriage and public life and pray for Her Majesty and the Royal Family.

The National CofE website is hosting a national book of condolence, which can be accessed via the following link: https://www.churchofengland.org/remembering-his-royal-highness-prince-philip

The Government has advised that in order to observe current Covid-19 precautions, physical condolence books may not be offered at this time nor the laying of flowers to ensure that pandemic social distancing restrictions remain easily observed, for the safety of all.