Princess Eugenie Shared a Sweet Tribute to Prince Philip

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Lauren Hubbard
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Photo credit: Samir Hussein - Getty Images
Photo credit: Samir Hussein - Getty Images

While the royal family initially made a joint statement announcing the passing of Prince Philip, in the days since then members of the royal family have progressively come forward with their own personal tributes to the late Duke of Edinburgh. His daughter, Princess Anne, as well as his grandsons, William and Harry, have all shared remembrances of Philip's life, and now his granddaughter, Princess Eugenie, has joined them by sharing a moving post about her grandfather on Instagram.

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The post includes a duo of photos: one which depicts Eugenie and Philip laughing alongside Eugenie's sister Beatrice at the 2012 Epsom Derby, and another of Philip patting a young Eugenie on the head. In the caption, written as a note to her late grandfather, the royal recalled memories of Philip both as a royal and a family man, promising, "I will remember you in your children, your grandchildren and great grandchildren." She added, "Thank you for your dedication and love for us all and especially Granny, who we will look after for you."

Read her full caption below:

Dearest Grandpa,

We all miss you. ⁣

You would be so touched by all the tributes that have been shared with me the past few days. ⁣

People remember sitting next to you at a dinner, or shaking your hand once, who remember you saying hello in passing, or remember how much their DofE award meant to them. ⁣

I remember learning how to cook, how to paint, what to read. I remember laughing at your jokes and asking about your spectacular life and service in the navy. ⁣
I remember incinerating the sausages and you swooping in to save the day.⁣
I remember your hands and your laugh and your favourite beer. ⁣

I will remember you in your children, your grandchildren and great grandchildren. ⁣

Thank you for your dedication and love for us all and especially Granny, who we will look after for you. ⁣

With all my love ⁣
Eugenie

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