Prince Philip to attend Trooping the Colour

Prince Philip to attend Trooping the Colour

The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the Trooping the Colour ceremony in honour of the Queen's official birthday, a week after leaving hospital.

In addition, Prince Philip will complete his first official engagement since being released from hospital, on Friday.

The 91-year-old – who spent six days in a London facility where he was treated for a bladder infection – will chair the Senior Colonel's Conference for his role as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards and host a dinner at Buckingham Palace.

The Duke of Edinburgh was taken to hospital after falling ill following the Diamond Jubilee Thames River Pageant where he spent four hours on a barge in adverse weather conditions.

Although he was forced to miss a number of recent engagements including the Diamond Jubilee concert and a recent trip to Nottingham with his wife Queen Elizabeth, the Duke has gone on to make a full recovery.

Friday June 15, 2012

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