A jewelry set worn by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's adopted daughter sold for $1.65 million in Geneva on May 12, soaring way above the pre-auction estimate.
Marking the 200th anniversary of Napoleon's death, Christie's auction house sold the nine imperial jewels adorned with sapphires and diamonds, which were from the collection of his adopted daughter Stephanie de Beauharnais.
The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral took place at St George's Chapel, with the Dean of Windsor paying tribute to Prince Philip's "unwavering loyalty to the Queen" and "service to the nation".
The congregation were wearing masks and socially distancing in line with Covid rules, with the Queen seated alone.
The chief of a remote Pacific village which worshipped Prince Philip with religious fervour said on April 12 it was too early to know whether the British royal's descendants will receive similar deification.
Yakel village on the Vanuatu island of Tanna for decades venerated Philip, who died at Windsor Castle last week at the age of 99.
President Klaus Iohannis on Friday sent a message of condolences to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and to Charles, Prince of Wales, after the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the Presidential Administration informs.
Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Christian Orthodox Church on Friday issued a message of condolence to the Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Charles, on the death of his father, Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. "With deep sadness, we have received the news of the passing away, on the 9 of April 2021, of your venerable father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Prince Charles tears up during the laying of a wreath
The heir of the British throne Prince Charles will also be present