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Philip before the HRH

He wasn't always married, you know. Prince Philip turned 90 in June, and we have grown so used to seeing him as a dutiful consort, it is easy to forget what an intriguing life he led as a young man. Born into the Greek royal family, Philip was exiled from Greece, with his family, when he was a child. After being educated in Germany and the UK, he joined the Royal Navy at age 18. Then he began corresponding with a certain Princess Elizabeth. Wedding bells rang in 1947. But Young Prince Philip tells the story of the first, more interesting, half of this man's fascinating life.

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