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Mourners leave notes and tributes outside the royal palaces following the death of Prince Philip

By Heather Cichowski


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April 9, 2021
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By Heather Cichowski

Royals fans were devastated to learn Prince Philip had passed away at age 99 at Windsor Castle on April 9.

Royals from around the world and notable figures have shared their condolences with the Queen and the rest of the Royal Family. Members of the public are also expressing their sympathies and paying emotional tributes in an effort to process their grief. Since the news of the royal's death, people have started to step out to royal residences, including Buckingham Palace in London and Windsor Castle, to deliver flowers, notes and to pay their respects.

While the Royal Family is asking well-wishers to make donations in lieu of flowers, these tributes are still touching to see.

If you'd like to leave a comment for Her Majesty and the Royal Family, you can do so at the virtual book of condolences that has been set up on the family's official website.

Scroll through the gallery (or click through if you're on desktop) to see how the public in the United Kingdom is paying tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh.

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One mourner laid out a Union Jack flag next to floral tributes outside Buckingham Palace.

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A young girl added her bouquet at Buckingham Palace.

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A bouquet with a handwritten note was placed outside of Balmoral Castle.

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Many paused in respect at the royal residences. These two men took a moment at the Cambridge Gate at Windsor Castle.

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The young and the old paid their respects.

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Two women added their tributes to the railings at the front of Buckingham Palace.

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A man dressed in black added his flowers to the pile at the gates of Buckingham Palace.

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Countless handwritten cards and flowers have already been delivered to Windsor Castle.

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At Cambridge Gate at Windsor Castle, two mourners paid their respects.

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A family paid their respects to the Duke of Edinburgh at Cambridge Gate at Windsor Castle.

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This handwritten letter thanked Philip for his service and vision of the future.

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A member of the public delivered red roses to the gates of Buckingham Palace.

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So many wanted to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh and his service.

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People of all ages and backgrounds wanted to pay tribute to Prince Philip.

These girls delivered pink flowers to Windsor Castle.

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A man delivered flowers outside Buckingham Palace. Many came wearing masks in light of COVID-19.

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A girl laid her bouquet down among the others outside Henry VIII Gate of Windsor Castle.

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