Prince Philip’s Mother Was Born A Royal, But Her Life Was Filled With Tragedy

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Prince Philip is one of the most well-known members of the British royal family. Born in June 1921, he married Queen Elizabeth II 26 years later and they have been together ever since. Philip was the fifth and final child of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. And the former’s mother in particular led an astonishing life – far removed from many of the entitlements and trappings of royal association.