Why the Queen and Prince Philip never hold hands

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Why the Queen and Prince Philip never hold hands

They’ve been married for an incredible 68 years but have you ever noticed that Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are never seen holding hands?

According to royal biographer Gyles Brandreth, who chalks the strength of their relationship to Philip’s ability to make Elizabeth laugh, the reason they don’t hold hands is due to their generations “stoic values.”

Plus, Philip doesn’t consider himself a romantic!

But that’s not to say they don’t have a loving marriage.

“If we regard the Queen’s record-breaking reign as a success — and I think most of us do — Prince Philip is the co-author of that success,” Brandreth told Radio Times.

The Queen and Prince Phillip on their wedding day in 1947.

“The Queen wears the crown, but her husband wears the trousers. He is the power behind the throne — shrewd, steadfast, never-failingly supportive.”

But what’s one romantic activity they regularly engage in?


“Her parents loved singing and passed it on,” cousin Lady Elizabeth Anson said in BBC Radio Two’s Our Queen: 90 Musical Years, according to People.

“The Duke of Edinburgh and the rest of the family join in.”

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