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Prince Charles pays tribute to his father Philip with video of his ‘life and work’

Prince Charles has paid a touching tribute to his father Prince Philip with a heart-warming one-minute video of his ‘life and work’.

The Prince of Wales shared a series of images set to music to celebrate the Duke of Edinburgh’s work with 992 organisations. 

The Queen’s loyal husband of more than 70 years and the nation’s longest-serving consort died just two months before his 100th birthday on Friday.

Grieving family members rushed to pay tribute to the duke, with Prince Charles earlier describing him as his ‘dear Papa’ and a ‘very special person’.

In a video shared to Charles and Camilla’s official Twitter page, the Duke is seen throughout his life, both on official duties and in a more relaxed setting with his children.

Prince Charles has paid a touching tribute to his father Philip with a heart-warming one-minute video of his ‘life and work’ (the video caption, pictured)

Prince Philip and Prince Charles are seen smiling at each other before a statue of the Queen Mother was unveiled on October 27, 2016

Prince Philip and Prince Charles are seen smiling at each other before a statue of the Queen Mother was unveiled on October 27, 2016

The first image shown sees the Queen and Philip with a young Prince Charles and Princess Anne in Balmoral in 1953

The first image shown sees the Queen and Philip with a young Prince Charles and Princess Anne in Balmoral in 1953

Another heart-warming image shows the Duke of Edinburgh preparing to leave London for a 36,000-mile Commonwealth Tour in 1956. A seven-year-old Prince Charles is seen pointing at something on the plane

Another heart-warming image shows the Duke of Edinburgh preparing to leave London for a 36,000-mile Commonwealth Tour in 1956. A seven-year-old Prince Charles is seen pointing at something on the plane

In a more-recent picture, the beaming Queen is seen sitting next to Philip as the couple return to Buckingham Palace by carriage following Trooping the Colour in 2010

In a more-recent picture, the beaming Queen is seen sitting next to Philip as the couple return to Buckingham Palace by carriage following Trooping the Colour in 2010

The caption reads: ‘Over the course of his life, The Duke of Edinburgh was associated with 992 organisations in areas including technology, conservation, education and the welfare of young people. 

‘Take a look back at the life and work of The Duke of Edinburgh.’

The first image shown sees the Queen and Philip with a young Prince Charles and Princess Anne in Balmoral in 1953.

Another heart-warming image shows the Duke of Edinburgh preparing to leave London for a 36,000-mile Commonwealth Tour in 1956.

A seven-year-old Prince Charles is seen pointing at something on the plane.

In a more-recent picture, the beaming Queen is seen sitting next to Philip as the couple return to Buckingham Palace by carriage following Trooping the Colour in 2010.

The Queen – who was then Princess Elizabeth – and her husband are photographed seated on the grass at Clarence House in 1951 in another image.

The Queen - who was then Princess Elizabeth - and her husband are photographed seated on the grass at Clarence House in 1951 in another image

The Queen – who was then Princess Elizabeth – and her husband are photographed seated on the grass at Clarence House in 1951 in another image

The Duke of Edinburgh is also pictured walking hand-in-hand with a two-year-old Charles in 1951

The Duke of Edinburgh is also pictured walking hand-in-hand with a two-year-old Charles in 1951

Another picture shows Princess Anne and Prince Charles with their father at Smith's Lawn, Windsor Great Park, where they were watching the Polo in 1956

Another picture shows Princess Anne and Prince Charles with their father at Smith’s Lawn, Windsor Great Park, where they were watching the Polo in 1956

The Duke of Edinburgh is also pictured walking hand-in-hand with a two-year-old Charles in 1951.

Another picture shows Princess Anne and Prince Charles with their father at Smith’s Lawn, Windsor Great Park, where they were watching the Polo in 1956.

In a recorded video message last week, the Prince of Wales said his father had given ‘the most remarkable, devoted service’ to ‘The Queen, to my family and to the country’, as well as the Commonwealth. 

The Duke of Edinburgh was, he said, a ‘very special person’ who would have been ‘deeply touched’ by the sorrow felt by millions of people in Britain and across the world at news of his passing. 

He said he would miss his father ‘enormously’ and added that his family were ‘deeply grateful’ for the condolences offered, which he said would ‘sustain us’ at this ‘particularly sad time’. 

Prince Charles finished his message by simply saying: ‘Thank you’. 

The Queen and Prince Philip are seen celebrating the 30th anniversary of her accession at Sandringham House in 1982

The Queen and Prince Philip are seen celebrating the 30th anniversary of her accession at Sandringham House in 1982

Princess Anne, Prince Philip, the Queen, Prince Charles and Camilla are seen laughing at the Braemar Highland Games in 200

Princess Anne, Prince Philip, the Queen, Prince Charles and Camilla are seen laughing at the Braemar Highland Games in 2006

It comes as the Queen stoically returned to royal duties yesterday – four days after the death of her husband the Duke of Edinburgh.

The monarch, 94, hosted a retirement ceremony for the former Lord Chamberlain Earl Peel on Tuesday. 

It comes after her husband of 73-years, Prince Philip, passed away aged 99 on Friday at Windsor Castle.

As touching tributes flooded in from across the nation for the duke, including flowers left at residences such as Windsor and Buckingham Palace, the family announced a two-week period of royal mourning.

But, in a move that typifies the Queen’s deep sense of duty, she returned early to bid farewell to Earl Peel – a key royal aide who is retiring after 14 years of service.

Earl Peel was the Lord Chamberlain, which is the most senior officer role in the royal household. He had been overseeing arrangements for the duke’s funeral – known as Operation Forth Bridge.

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