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Monday 12th April 2021

Buckingham Palace Announce the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 9th April 2021, we know that many of you will be wanting to pay tribute to him and officer condolences to Her Majesty The Queen at this sad time.

Our priority remains to keep everyone safe and, due to the current public health guidelines and lockdown restrictions around COVID-19, local councils will not be providing books of condolences at their buildings.

We would like to encourage you to leave your tributes to The Duke of Edinburgh  by signing the book of condolences on the website of The Royal Household.

If you are unable to access the online book of condolence you are welcome to your tribute in writing to the following address;

Tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, The Civic Office, Sessions House, County Road, Maidstone. ME14 1XQ

The Royal Household has requested that members of the public do not leave floral tributes or gather in public places to offer their respects. The Palace has suggested that people could donate to charity instead, if they wish to do so.

You can find the book of condolence here