The official document was obtained by The Telegraph and revealed that the 99-year-old Duke had died of “old age.” This cause of death can be listed on the death certificates of those over 80 whose health has gradually deteriorated over time under the observation of their long-time physician.
Sir Huw Thomas certified the death certificate; he is the head of the royal medical house.
Her first occupation mentioned on the death certificate was that of “naval officer” and her second occupation was that of “Spouse of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Sovereign”.
Philip’s name has been listed as’ His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh formerly known as Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark formerly known as Philip Mountbatten. His death was recorded four days after his death by his private secretary, Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell, at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, died on the morning of April 9 at Windsor Castle with the Queen by his side. Buckingham Palace announced his death this afternoon, saying:
“It is with deep sadness that Her Majesty The Queen announces the passing of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Her Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle… The Royal Family join people around the world in mourning their loss.
Prince Philip’s funeral took place on April 17 at St George’s Chapel.