The Truth About Prince Philip’s Best Friend, Penny Knatchbull
Right into his 90s, the Duke of Edinburgh continued to drive his team of fell ponies around the royal estates from the box seat of a he designed himself. He took up the sport of.
At 97, Prince Philip Is Still Carriage Driving Around the Grounds of Windsor Castle
We may earn commission on some of the items you choose to buy. The year-old was spotted on Thursday of this week, carriage driving around the grounds of Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh, who wore a tan jacket, a matching cap, and gloves, was accompanied by two female aides in the back of the buggy.
According to the Daily Mail , when the image was taken, Philip and the Queen had recently been reunited after time apart. GroomGetty Images Prince Philip has been out of the public eye for much of this year, but not out of the headlines. In January, he was involved in a car accident near Sandringham.
The Duke of Edinburgh was driving when his Land Rover collided with another car. Prince Philip was fortunately unharmed, but the driver of the other vehicle sustained cuts in the crash, and the passenger broke her wrist. A 9-month-old baby in the backseat of their car was also uninjured in the collision.
Following the incident, Prince Philip relinquished his drivers license , and earlier this week, the Sunday Times reported that the Queen will also stop driving on public roads, likely as a result of the accident. The monarch will be chauffeured on public roads.