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The grandson of Queen Elizabeth is “home,” as some put it, to attend the funeral of Prince Philip, the longest-serving consort in British history, who died “peacefully” on Friday, at Windsor Castle, two month’s shy of his 100th birthday.
As royal consort, Prince Philip had been at his wife’s side — actually two paces behind in public, as required by protocol — since she became the queen upon her father’s death in 1952.
Philip’s uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten—the closest to a real father he had—would later claim credit for putting the future queen together with her consort.
Antara was born in an ashram, where her mother served, for a time, as the leader’s consort.
A consort was found for him in the royal family of France; and her beauty and grace gave him a languid pleasure.
Quarrel in her presence he could not, nor add one jot to the burden which he felt sure she must bear as the consort of such a man.
And presently I saw that our consort, the Dane, had slackened her speed, so that there was a mile of water between us astern.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
Her establishment must also so far exceed that of a king or of a queen-consort, as being composed of ladies as well as gentlemen.
The Wasp, after her battle with the Avon, could not fight two more, so she sailed away and left them to attend to their consort.
More crying and screechin here took place, in which the baby joined; and made a very pretty consort, I can tell you.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY

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