The Grand Master is deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip , Prince Philip was the longest serving Royal Consort and stood by the Queens side for over 70 years.
He served in the Royal Navy before serving the Queen full time in her role. He was her closest advisor and our condolences go out to Her Majesty and the whole Royal Family and country as we enter into a period of mourning.
With Prince Philips death we have lost a powerful presence.
Prince Philip will be remembered as a brave and strong family man and the Queen at this time will need the privacy and support that she deserves.
The Grand Master passes on the condolences of the whole Institution , he is deeply saddened by the loss that the family and the country have encountered.