The duke and the Queen were married for more than 70 years and Philip dedicated decades of his life to royal duty, serving the nation at the monarch’s side.
Many of those visits were to Lancashire and here we look back fondly at some of the times we hosted the royal couple.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in Blackpool, arriving at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool, for a royal visit in 1994
Ribbleton Lane, Preston April 13, 1955
Crowds gather at the junction of Deepdale Road and Ribbleton Lane to catch a glimpse of the Queen and Prince Phillip during the Royal tour of Lancashire.
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh visit Jungle Jims at Blackpool Tower
The Royal visit to Preston, 1949