His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh has been released from Papworth Hospital this morning looking cheerful as ever. The duke was admitted last Friday after suffering from chest pains. During his stay at the hospital the duke had surgery to fix a blocked artery.
Upon the Duke of Edinburgh’s release from Papsworth Hospital a palace spokesmen noted that the 90-year old duke was “…very much looking forward to rejoining his family.”
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited the Duke of Edinburgh in the hospital on December 24, 2011 where his was treated for a blocked coronary artery. The 90 year old duke complained of chest pains last night as a result he was rushed to Papsworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire.
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On December 1, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh made a one-day official visit to Liverpool, England.
During their tour the royal couple visited the new Museum of Liverpool and stopped by the “…Floral Pavillion where Her Majesty watched a short performance by students of St. Mary’s College, New Brighton, Wirral…”
On November 23, 2011, H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh was at Admiralty House in London, England where “The Queen has formally presented the Duke of Edinburgh with the title and office of Lord High Admiral of the Navy to mark his 90th birthday.” source
On November 22, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh hosted a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honor of the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül’s, three-day state visit to Britain.
On November 22, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh officially welcomed the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül, and his wife Hayrunnisa, with a traditional ceremony in London, England.
According to the newspaper, Telegraph, upon the President’s arrival at Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall:
… a 41-gun royal salute, fired from nearby Green Park by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, could be heard in the distance.
The Band of the Coldstream Guards then played both Britain’s and Turkey’s national anthems. President Gül and the Duke of Edinburgh undertook the inspection of a guard of honour made up of 101 soldiers and three officers from the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards.
After the traditional welcoming ceremony they made their way back to Buckingham Palace where they viewed an “…exhibition of Turkish Artefacts from the Royal Collection, in the Picture Gallery…” at the palace.
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