Royal tributes for His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh
Arrangements for public condolences
Following the funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, we appreciate that some members of the public may wish to leave a tribute in his memory.
The Royal Family has asked that anyone wishing to express their condolences does so in the safest way possible. Follow current COVID-19 guidelines to keep yourself and others safe. Avoid meeting in large groups and minimise travel.
You may wish to consider making a donation to a charity of your choice, or one of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Patronages in memory of His Royal Highness, instead of leaving floral tributes.
Over the course of his life, The Duke of Edinburgh was patron or president of some 992 organisations, with special interests in scientific and technological research and development, industry, the welfare of young people, conservation and the environment and the encouragement of sport.
The funeral took place on Saturday 17 April. You can find information about the funeral on the Royal Family website.
Members of the public wishing to express their condolences are encouraged to send a message to the Royal Family using the online book of condolence.
Local messages of condolence
Cllr Ms Ash Merry, Mayor of the Borough of Bracknell Forest, said:
“It is with immense sadness that we have learned of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
"He worked tirelessly at Her Majesty The Queen’s side for 73 years for the good of the country he was devoted to. He was deeply respected at home and abroad.
"Our deepest condolences go to Her Majesty The Queen, members of the Royal Family and the Royal Household.”
Cllr. Paul Bettison OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest and Cllr. Mrs. Jean Bettison, Past Mayor of Sandhurst, said:
"In mourning the loss of this great patriarch, we must be grateful for, and celebrate, the truly wonderful gift to our country that was HRH the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was an example to us all of someone who placed loyalty and service to others before self.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Her Majesty the Queen and all members of the Royal Family, at this difficult time.
"We remain Her Majesty's humble and most loyal servants."
Timothy Wheadon, Chief Executive, said:
“With deep sympathy and great respect for decades of work supporting Her Majesty and so many important causes and organisations."