Prince Philip's cause of death revealed three weeks after royal's death

Prince Philip's cause of death revealed three weeks after royal's death

Prince Philip's death certificate has revealed the 99-year-old died of "old age". MORE: Prince Charles shares heartwarming childhood photo of him and Prince Philip in touching card Her Majesty's husband passed away "peacefully" at Windsor Castle on 9 April and according to the document, his death was certified by Sir Huw Thomas, head of the royal medical household. "Old age" is an accepted term if the patient is over 80 years old and the doctor signing the certificate has "personally cared for the deceased over a long period and has observed a gradual decline in his general health," according to guidance given to doctors completing certificates of cause of death in England and Wales. READ: The Queen's sweet gesture for Prince Philip at Balmoral revealed RELATED: How Prince Philip broke with convention at royal banquets – and we love him for it The Duke of Edinburgh's death was registered on 13 April, four days after his passing, with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead by his private secretary, Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell, who attended the funeral. The Duke's funeral took …
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