Fascinating Facts You Need To Know About Prince Philip

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, met his future with and the Queen of England when he was just 18 years old. They have since been together for over 70 years. Despite his long-standing title, there are a few skeletons in his closet you may not have expected…

The Queens Nickname

Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II have been married for an outstanding seven decades. Dame Helen Mirren plays Queen Elizabeth II in the movie The Queen. The now-iconic film features the Queen’s unlikely nickname given to her by her adoring husband. Filmmaker Peter Morgan said, “I inquired in royal circles and was told on very good authority that that is what the Duke sometimes calls the Queen.” In the movie, Prince Philip can be heard fondly calling his wife ‘Sweetie!’