News | Entertainment
9 May 2021 17:21
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Queen Elizabeth kept a treasured photo of Prince Philip in her handbag during his funeral

    The Duke of Edinburgh was laid to rest during an intimate ceremony at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, and a royal insider has revealed that the Queen kept some precious mementoes from their life together inside her handbag


    In particular, the insider told the Mail on Sunday newspaper that she carried a photograph of the two of them together in Malta, where they lived between 1949 and 1951.

    At the time, the Duke - who died at Windsor Castle at the age of 99 - was stationed in Malta as a naval officer with HMS Magpie.

    The Queen has particularly fond of memories of living in Malta, previously saying she relished the opportunity to enjoy a "normal" way of life.

    During the service at St George's Chapel, the Dean of Windsor paid a glowing tribute to Prince Philip.

    He said: "We are here today in St George's Chapel to commit into the hands of God the soul of his servant Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. With grateful hearts, we remember the many ways in which his long life has been a blessing to us.

    "We have been inspired by his unwavering loyalty to our Queen, by his service to the Nation and the Commonwealth, by his courage, fortitude and faith. Our lives have been enriched through the challenges that he has set us, the encouragement that he has given us, his kindness, humour and humanity. We therefore pray that God will give us grace to follow his example, and that, with our brother Philip, at the last, we shall know the joys of life eternal."

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, also gave a blessing during the service.

    He said: "O Lord God, when thou givest to thy servants to endeavour any great matter, grant us also to know that it is not the beginning, but the continuing of the same unto the end, until it be thoroughly finished, which yieldeth the true glory; through him, who for the finishing of thy work laid down his life, our Redeemer, Jesus Christ. Amen."

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     08 May: Bebe Rexha believes sexuality is “a scale”
     08 May: Liam Hemsworth could be set to propose to Gabriella Brooks
     08 May: Hilary Duff’s children have been “really loving” toward their new sibling
     08 May: Demi Moore couldn’t be happier for her daughter, Tallulah Willis, after her engagement news
     08 May: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a new photo of their son Archie to mark his second birthday on Thursday (06.05.21)
     08 May: The Prince of Wales is "enormously proud" of the Welsh Guards who took part in the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral
     08 May: Jeremy Piven is to make his UK stand-up comedy debut
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Reducing the Southern Steel's ball possession is key for the Stars in their ANZ Premiership netball clash this afternoon in Auckland More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Auckland's dam levels have dipped below 50 percent again More...



     Today's News

    Rugby League:
    The Warriors have a 20-12 lead over Manly early in the second half of their NRL match at Brookvale Oval 16:57

    Motorsports:
    A Dick Johnson Racing 1-2 in the second Supercars race of the weekend at Tailem Bend in South Australia 16:47

    Politics:
    Hopes more women can have breast cancer screening, leading to fewer deaths 16:27

    Rugby League:
    Teenage star Reece Walsh has been asked to fulfil a third role within as many weeks for the Warriors 16:17

    Law and Order:
    Police are concerned about a missing Hamilton teenager who hasn't been seen for nearly 24 hours 15:57

    Rugby:
    Reducing the Southern Steel's ball possession is key for the Stars in their ANZ Premiership netball clash this afternoon in Auckland 15:17

    Rugby League:
    The Warriors want redemption over Manly in this afternoon's NRL match at Brookvale 14:07

    Golf:
    Bryson DeChambeau has had to learn an expensive lesson before the third round of the latest PGA Tour event in Charlotte 13:47

    Wellington:
    Police are investigating after a Wellington bus crashed into several parked cars last night 13:37

    Law and Order:
    A former New Zealand First candidate is facing five charges of indecently assaulting multiple teenage girls 13:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd