No, it’s not Prince William and Kate Middleton, nor is it that scamp Harry. It is Philip. Prince Philip, the 91-year-old husband to Queen Elizabeth II who recently made an extended appearance in hospital for a bladder infection.
Hold onto something, it is going to be like the Beatles have landed.
The Duke of Edinburgh will meet with Gov. Gen. David Johnson Friday afternoon in the first stop on a weekend whirlwind visit to Ontario.
The key reason for the trip: Presenting a new Regimental Colour to the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment (3RCR), of which Philip has stood as the colonel-in-chief since 1953. It will be a massive affair involving pomp, circumstance and marching.
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And why does 3RCR need new colours – the honourary flag considered a sacred totem to the regiment – you may ask. Because their currentRead More »from Monarchy Madness to follow Prince Philip’s whirlwind visit to Canada