LONDON (AP) — Britain’s 99-year-old Prince Philip has been admitted to a London hospital after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace mentioned Wednesday.
The palace mentioned the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was admitted to the personal King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday night.
It referred to as the admission “a precautionary measure” taken on the recommendation of Philip’s physician. The palace mentioned Philip is anticipated to stay within the hospital for a number of days of “remark and relaxation.”
Philip, also referred to as the Duke of Edinburgh, retired from public duties in 2017 and barely seems in public.
Throughout England’s present coronavirus lockdown, he has been staying at Windsor Citadel, west of London, with the queen.
Philip married the then-Princess Elizabeth in 1947 and is the longest-serving royal consort in British historical past. He and the queen have 4 kids, eight grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
A former naval officer and eager polo participant, Philip loved strong well being nicely into previous age however has had plenty of well being points in recent times.
In 2011, he was rushed to a hospital by helicopter after struggling chest pains and handled for a blocked coronary artery. In 2017, he spent two nights within the King Edward VII hospital and was hospitalized for 10 days in 2018 for a hip substitute.