The Duke of Edinburgh Withdraws From Event

Her Majesty's Official Diamond Jubilee Portrait

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness’ Official Diamond Jubilee Portrait – 2012

It has been announced that the Duke of Edinburgh was unable to attend a planned engagement due to sickness.

The event in question was a gala reception for the Royal National Institute of Blind People which was held at St James’s Palace and attended by The Queen.

Buckingham Palace has said that do not know what is causing the duke to feel ill but has assured the public that he will attend Her Majesty’s coronation service with members of the Royal Family at Westminster Abbey.

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