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FILE - In this June 20, 1959 file photo Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip are pictured in Schefferville, as they listen to explanation on workings of an iron ore mine on another stop in their royal tour of Canada. Britain's Prince Philip on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 retires from solo official duties. Over the decades he has become renowned for his stalwart support of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo, File)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 9, 2012 file photo Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits next to Prince Philip in the House of Lords as she waits to read the Queen's Speech to lawmakers in London. Britain's Prince Philip on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 retires from solo official duties. Over the decades he has become renowned for his stalwart support of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

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FILE - In this 1930 file photo Prince Philip of Greece, now the Duke of Edinburgh, and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, poses in Greek costume, at an unknown location. Britain's Prince Philip on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 retires from solo official duties. Over the decades he has become renowned for his stalwart support of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo, File)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 25, 2011 file photo President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip for a reciprocal dinner at Winfield House in London. Britain's Prince Philip on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 retires from solo official duties. Over the decades he has become renowned for his stalwart support of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, June, 16, 2011 file photo Britain's Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Philip arrive by horse drawn carriage in the parade ring on the third day, traditionally known as Ladies Day, of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting at Ascot, England. Britain's Prince Philip on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 retires from solo official duties. Over the decades he has become renowned for his stalwart support of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

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FILE- In this Thursday, June 22, 2017 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II waves to the crowd as she arrives by open carriage into the parade ring on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, which is traditionally known as Ladies Day, in Ascot, England. Queen Elizabeth II is set to receive an increase in the official funding she receives each year, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 1953 file photo Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh leaving the House Of Assembly after the Queen had addressed Bermuda's Colonial Parliament, in Hamilton, Bermuda. Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, will stop carrying out public engagements this fall, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday May 4, 2017. (AP Photo, File)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she attend an event at Newbury Racecourse in Newbury England Friday April 21, 2017. The Queen celebrated her 91st birthday on Friday. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)

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This photo by English photographer David Bailey of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, taken for the GREAT campaign in 2014, and is now reissued Monday Feb. 6, 2017, by Buckingham Palace to celebrate her Sapphire Anniversary, marking the 65th anniversary of the monarch's accession to the throne. In the photo, the Queen is wearing a suite of sapphire jewellery originally given to her by her father King George VI as a wedding gift in 1947. (David Bailey via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT - NO USE AFTER TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7, 2017.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Duke of Edinburgh, centre, arrive at St Peter and St Paul at West Newton, England, Sunday Feb. 5, 2017. The Queen is to make history on Monday Feb. 6, when she becomes the first British monarch to reach the Sapphire Jubilee, marking the 65th. anniversary of her accession to the throne. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Duke of Edinburgh, centre, are escorted as they arrive at St Peter and St Paul church in West Newton, England, Sunday Feb. 5, 2017. The Queen is to make history on Monday Feb. 6, when she becomes the first British monarch to reach the Sapphire Jubilee, marking the 65th. anniversary of her accession to the throne. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)

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This is a Tuesday, June, 14, 2016 file photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as she arrives by carriage on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting at Ascot, England. ´╗┐´╗┐Buckingham Palace said Sunday Jan. 1, 2017 that Queen Elizabeth II will not be well enough to attend a New Year church service because of a lingering heavy cold. On Jan. 3, the queen reportedly took place in a private ceremony at her personal estate in Sandringham, although no pictures were taken, according to the Reuters new service. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/file) **FILE**

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip as they arrive on Marine One at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, April 22, 2016. Obama is spending his first full day in the United Kingdom on Friday after arriving Thursday evening. He started by having lunch at Windsor Castle with Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates her 90th birthday this week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama, center left, and his wife first lady Michelle Obama, center right, pose with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, and Prince Phillip in the Oak room at Windsor Castle ahead of a private lunch hosted by the Queen, Friday, April 22, 2016 (John Stillwell/Pool)

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This photo made available on Tuesday Sept. 8, 2015, shows Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in a photo taken July 2015 and released by Buckingham Palace to mark the Queen becoming the longest-reigning British monarch. (Mary McCartney/Queen Elizabeth II via AP)

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German President Joachim Gauck, right , talks to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II after a military welcoming ceremony at the Bellevue Palace in Germany's capital Berlin, Wednesday June 24, 2015. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip are on an official visit to Germany until Friday, June 26. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

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Seated near the Magna Carta memorial at Runnymede, England, are from left, The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, Prime Minister David Cameron, and Queen Elizabeth II, ahead of a commemoration ceremony Monday June 15, 2015, to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the groundbreaking accord called Magna Carta. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, right, and his wife Ashley walk through the Booksellers Area as they arrive for the State Dinner in honor of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip, Monday, May 7, 2007, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

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Michelle Obama, wife of U.S. President Barack Obama, left, walks with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at the reception at Buckingham Palace in London Wednesday, April 1, 2009. (AP Photo/Daniel Hambury, pool)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, centre left, and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, proceed through the Royal Gallery, during the State Opening of Parliament, in the House of Lords, in London, Wednesday June 4, 2014. The State Opening of Parliament is an annual pageant of pomp and politics centred on the Queen's Speech, a legislative program written by the government but read out by the monarch before a crowd of lawmakers, ermine-robed peers and ceremonial officials in bright garb evoking centuries past. (AP Photo/Yui Mok, Pool)