On the afternoon of June 10, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II along with His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visited His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh at the London Clinic.
The duke, who celebrated his 92nd birthday yesterday, was admitted to the hospital last week for an “exploratory operation on his abdomen.” Buckingham Palace released a statement after his operation:
“His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh is progressing according to plans at this early stage. He is comfortable and in good spirits.
He will remain in hospital for up to two weeks, and it is expected he will then be taking a period of convalescence of approximately two months.”