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HRH And Prince Philip: Nine Facts About A Royal Marriage

by | 18th, November 2007

queen-philip.jpgBUCKINGHAM Palace has revealed 60 facts to mark the diamond wedding anniversary of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.

We have unearthed nine more:

1. Philip once brought out his own fragrance. “Gaff” came in a spear-shaped bottle. Other fragrances mooted were “Patience” by Prince Charles, “Green” by Prince Andrew, “Stable” by Princess Anne and “Knockout” by Prince Edward

2. HRH and Philip’s favourite song is They Can’t Take That Away From Me by Edmund Hockridge

3. The Queen’s favourite question is “What do you do”. This is followed by “And you are?”, “Pleased to meet you?”, “What exactly do you do?” and “Are you one of Eddie’s friends?”

4. Her Majesty’s favourite joke was when the Mirror’s journalist posed as a butler and she replaced her normal breakfast packet of salt ‘n’ vinegar Monster Munch with Tupperware boxes of cereals. Philip’s finds anything by Hale & Pace “funny ha-ha”

5. The Queen’s top five Corgis ever are: Pickles, Onion, Salt, Vinegar and Yorkie

6. Philip is £5 up in the bet to see how many Royal marriages he and Liz can out last

7. Of the 2,500 presents HRH and Phil received from well-wishers on the occasion of their marriage, just 24 are left, the rest passed on to visiting statesmen and Princess Michael of Kent

8. HRH is a frequent caller to Windsor Magic FM’s late night talk show That’s Windsor Magic

9. Liz and Philip plan to renew their vows and feature in a 24-page photo special in Hello! magazine, but only if David Beckham and Victoria are able to attend

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