Prince Philip admitted to hospital as precautionary measure 1 year ago

Prince Philip admitted to hospital as precautionary measure

He is 99 years old

Prince Philip was admitted to hospital on Tuesday evening, Buckingham Palace have confirmed.

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The Duke of Edinburgh was sent to King Edward VII hospital in Marylebone, London, by his doctor as a precautionary measure after feeling unwell.

Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II is 99 years old and will turn 100 on June 10th.

In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London, on Tuesday evening.

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"The Duke's admission is a precautionary measure, on the advice of His Royal Highness's Doctor, after feeling unwell.

"The Duke is expected to remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest."