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During the Queen’s long reign, her husband, Prince Philip, was by her side.As a high-ranking member of the royal family, Philip was married to the Queen when she ascended the throne in 1952.The couple have four children together, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward

The Queen and Prince Philip are distantly related as both have ties to Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria was actually present at the birth of Prince Philip’s mother Alice at Windsor Castle in 1885

Through their common great-great-grandmother of Queen Victoria, Prince Philip and the Queen are actually third cousins ​​

In the last few centuries it was common for members of European royal families to marry one another

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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had nine children who were all married in different European royal families

As a result, the Queen and Prince Philip are also supported by King Christian IX related to Denmark

The Queen’s father, George VI, was the son of King George V, who was the son of Alexandra of Denmark

Alexandra of Denmark was the daughter of Christian IX and she was married to Queen Victoria’s son Edward VII

Philip’s father was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, the son of Prince George I. of Greece

Despite their royal connections, the marriage of the Queen and Prince Philip was not arranged by their families

The couple announced their engagement when then Princess Elizabeth was 21 and they married in 1947

This November, the Queen and Philip are celebrating a remarkable 74-year marriage

Philip and the queen have been married for longer than the queen’s reign Your platinum anniversary is planned for 2022

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Source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1419563/royal-family-tree-are-queen-and-prince-philip-cousins-related-evg