All the royal family tributes to Prince Philip on his birthday

6/11/2020 8:57:00 AM

We love a royal throwback pic 🎂

We love a royal throwback pic 🎂

The Duke of Edinburgh is 99 today.

royal family have shared their tributes to him through social media.(@chrisjacksongetty) on Oct 20, 2018 at 3:14pm PDT "Swipe right to see! I think it may have been colourised from a black and white negative but correct me if I'm wrong.(@chrisjacksongetty) on Oct 20, 2018 at 3:14pm PDT "Swipe right to see! I think it may have been colourised from a black and white negative but correct me if I'm wrong.Prince William and Kate Middleton have lead the tributes to Prince Philip on his 99th birthday as he celebrates in lockdown in Windsor Castle.

Up first, naturally, was the Queen herself (who Philip has been married to for over 70 years), via the official @TheRoyalFamily Instagram account, which proudly posts updates largely concerning Her Majesty and her sovereign husband (as well as tidbits about what the other senior family members are getting up to).HRH didn't limit the celebrations to just one post either, a newly uncovered portrait of the happy couple was unveiled yesterday, along with the caption:" This new photograph of The Duke of Edinburgh and The Queen was taken last week in the quadrangle at Windsor Castle to mark His Royal Highness’s 99th birthday tomorrow." Pool/Samir Hussein Getty Images Who knew a beard could make grandfather and grandson look so alike? Prince Harry and Prince Philip have long held a special relationship, with Prince Harry previously holding the position of Captain General Royal Marines before he stepped down from his royal duties - a title that was held by the Duke of Edinburgh beforehand, since 1953." The pair are seen in the grounds of their stately home, looking very dapper in pearls and a naval-inspired suit jacket, as a very summery blue sky is visible in the background.Prince Philip will be celebrating his 99th birthday today with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, where the pair are isolating because of the pandemic.This content is imported from Instagram.In a rare, new portrait of the couple released last night in anticipation of Philip's birthday, the royals can be seen posing in the garden with the castle as a backdrop.You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.A second sees Prince William laughing as he leans over to have a conversation with his grandfather, who dons a green button-up jacket with the same tie on, from his 90th birthday in 2016.

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