Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Getty ImagesWhen Prince Philip married then-Princess Elizabeth over 73 years ago on Nov. 20, 1947, he assumed the arguably difficult role of a prince consort, one very few men have held in royal history, requiring him to forever live in his wife’s shadow.

Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Queen Elizabeth II received her first corgi when she was seven (Picture: Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)In 1933, when Her Majesty was seven years old, her father King George VI brought home Dookie, a Pembrokeshire Welsh corgi.

Queen Elizabeth adds 2 furry family members — corgi puppies!

Queen Elizabeth adds 2 furry family members — corgi puppies!

Queen Elizabeth II and her corgis and dorgis meet players and officials from the New Zealand Rugby League Team, the All Golds, inside the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace on Oct. 16, 2007, in London, England.

Queen’s dorgi Vulcan dies leaving her with just one dog left

Queen’s dorgi Vulcan dies leaving her with just one dog left

Queen Elizabeth II with a corgi at Windsor (Picture: EMPICS Entertainment)News of Vulcan’s death comes days after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge lost their nine-year-old dog Lupo.