Church of England Diocese of Exeter Doddiscombsleigh

Death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip

9 Apr 2021, 3 p.m.

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday 9 April at Windsor Castle.

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, books of condolence are unable to be opened in public places. The Church of England has opened an online book of condolence - see here. Additional information, including a link to a prayer and a statement from the Bishop of Exeter is available here.

(the photograph of HRH Prince Philip is courtesy of the Press Association)