Prince Philip, Queen first British Royal couple to celebrate platinum wedding anniversary

George Johnson|April 17, 2021

The engagement of Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten to Princess Elizabeth was announced in July 1947 and the marriage took place in Westminster Abbey on 20 November 1947

Prince Philip, Queen first British Royal couple to celebrate platinum wedding anniversary

Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip became the first royal couple to celebrate their Platinum Wedding anniversary in 2017.

The Queen and Duke’s enduring marriage has seen them support each other through many years of Royal duties and raising a family together.

The engagement of Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten to Princess Elizabeth was announced in July 1947 and the marriage took place in Westminster Abbey on 20 November 1947.

They became the first couple in the Royal Family to celebrate their Platinum Wedding anniversary.

The Duke of Edinburgh was a loving husband and a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

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