Prince Edward will receive the title of Duke of Edinburgh
LONDON (NNI) – The title of Duke of Edinburgh after Prince Philip will be passed on to his youngest son, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, but this will not be possible until the Queen transfers her throne to Prince Charles. According to media reports, Prince Edward and Sophie Rice Jones were married in 1999, when they were crowned Earls and Counts of Wessex, but now Buckingham Palace has announced that Edward will one day succeed his father, Duke of Edinburgh. The decision to award the award to Prince Edward was made in recognition of his philanthropic work and commitment to the Duke of Edinburgh’s awards program. Edward is also chairman of the Duke of Edinburgh International Awards. As the Duke’s eldest son, Prince Charles of Wales, Prince Charles received the title of Dunk of Edinburgh in recognition of the patent issued at the time Philip was given the title in 1947. The title of Duke of Edinburgh will now be given to Prince Edward after the final transfer of the Queen’s throne to Prince Charles. The royal palace announced this in 1999 and the Queen, Prince Philip and her son Charles It was agreed that Edward would be given the title of Duke of Edinburgh at the appointed time. Thus, Prince Edward’s wife, County of Wessex, Sophie Rice Jones, would receive the title of Duchess of Edinburgh. Before that it was with the queen.