In the past few years, it’s been debated about just which of Prince Philip‘s sons would inherit his title of the Duke of Edinburgh upon his death.

It was rumored that the title would automatically be given to Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, who is Philip and Queen Elizabeth II‘s youngest child.

The thought was that since Edward had chosen an Earldom upon his marriage to Sophie Rhys-Jones, the Countess of Wessex, that he was planning to inherit the Dukedom as well.

However, it seems that is not the case right now.

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