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Old footage from HMY Britannia is watched by Lady Sarah Chatto, the Queen’s niece, describing the time passed at the royal yacht as “magical”. The frames, taken from Elizabeth at 90 (2016) documentary show other family members, namely the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen’s nephew Viscount Linley, her youngest son, her sister Princess Margaret and even Lord Mountbatten can be spotted

“She [The Queen] included my brother and I in holidays and… her life really. We felt very lucky”

      Lady Sarah Chatto on her aunt

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“I would like to go to Russia very much - although the bastards murdered half my family”.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, When asked in 1967 if he’d like to visit the Soviet Union.

Alexandra was Philip’s Great-Aunt, his Grandmother Victoria of Hesse was her older sister. He never met his Romanov Cousins, as they were murdered three years before he was born, though his older sisters met them and there are multiple photographs of them together. His DNA was used to help identify the remains of Alexandra and her children when they were found in the woods near Yekaterinburg.

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I have nothing to hide from you, nothing. Porchey is a friend, and yes there are those who would’ve preferred me to marry him. Indeed marriage with him, might of been easier, might of even worked better than ours…

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Prince Charles greets his grieving parents, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, upon their arrival at St. Paul’s Church for the funeral of Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma on June 27th, 2017

The Countess Mountbatten of Burma was Charles’ godmother and the first cousin of Prince Philip and third cousin to Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, who served as bridesmaids in Patricia’s wedding. She passed away at the age of 93 on June 13th, 2017.