Queen Elizabeth honored Prince Philip by wearing scarab brooch he gifted her 55 years ago

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Elizabeth II wearing a hat: Queen Elizabeth honored Prince Philip by wearing scarab brooch he gifted her 55 years ago

Queen Elizabeth visited an aircraft carrier named in her honor in Portsmouth, England.
People reported that she donned a brooch gifted to her by her late husband, Prince Philip.
The Duke of Edinburgh died at age 99 on April 9, and a funeral was held on April 17.
The Queen honored her late husband, Prince Philip, while visiting a new aircraft carrier.

Queen Elizabeth on Saturday paid a visit to Portsmouth, England, to see an aircraft carrier named in her honor, the HMS Queen Elizabeth. Photos and videos shared by The Royal Family Twitter account showed the Queen meeting 1,700 Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, and Royal Marine personnel, as well as 250 US Marines.

As first reported by People, the Queen wore a notable piece of jewelry gifted to her by the Duke of Edinburgh. In coordination with a matching red dress and hat, she wore a “scarab” brooch that Philip – a Royal Navy veteran – gifted her in 1966.

He died on April 9, and a funeral was held at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on April 19.

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