The royal family has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh on the day he would have turned 100, June 10. Prince Philip, the nation’s longest serving consort, died on April 9 , just nine weeks before the milestone centenary of his birth. Princess Eugenie wrote on Instagram: “Thinking of Grandpa on what would have been his 100th birthday.” Prince Philip’s 100th birthday: youngest son Prince Edward opens up about his late father – exclusive interview View this post on Instagram A post shared by Princess Eugenie (@princesseugenie) The princess shared an image of her grandparents, Philip and Queen Elizabeth, together at her 2018 wedding, smiling outside St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Clarence House posted a black and white archive photograph of a two-year-old Charles holding his father’s hand as Philip, wearing a dapper double-breasted suit and sunglasses , greeted him after returning home from a trip to Malta in 1951. Meghan Markle’s jewels: from Princess Diana’s Asprey diamond cocktail ring to Queen Elizabeth’s US$2.8 million tiara The young Charles, who had gone to the airport to meet his father, led Philip by the hand as they walked away from the Viking Aircraft of the King’s Flight. The duke had just handed over his command of the frigate, Magpie. “Remembering The Duke of Edinburgh, on what would have been his 100th birthday,” the post on Charles and Camilla’s official Instagram account said. It also included an image of Philip at Windsor in July 2020 after the ceremony to transfer his role as colonel-in-chief of The Rifles infantry regiment to Camilla. Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may never get back into the royal family View this post on Instagram A post shared by Clarence House (@clarencehouse) Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex , however, told CNN that his father was “incredibly self-effacing” and probably would not have wanted the hassle of celebrating turning 100. He told the network: “I don’t think he ever really necessarily wanted to reach his centenary because I just think he thought there would be too much fuss and that wasn’t him, that was just not him at all.” How do you speak to Queen Elizabeth and other British royals? A guide to royal etiquette US first lady Jill Biden said she and husband President Joe Biden are preparing to visit the queen at Windsor Castle on June 13. The first lady tweeted: “We are holding the entire royal family in our hearts today, and wishing them peace and comfort on what would have been Prince Philip’s 100th birthday.” We are holding the entire Royal Family in our hearts today, and wishing them peace and comfort on what would have been Prince Philip’s 100th birthday. — Jill Biden (@FLOTUS) June 10, 2021 The queen poignantly marked the occasion with the planting of a newly bred rose named after her beloved late husband. 8 reasons why Meghan Markle deserves a break The monarch received the gift from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and watched it placed in the Windsor Castle gardens last week. She described the Duke of Edinburgh Rose, which is deep pink, dappled with white lines and double-flowered, as “lovely” and the tribute as “very kind”. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Clarence House (@clarencehouse) Prince William and Kate Middleton also commemorated the anniversary, with their Twitter account posting: “Today we remember His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, on what would have been his 100th birthday.” Meanwhile Princess Anne reminisced about her father’s lifelong passion for engineering in an interview with the UK’s ITV News and mentioned his famous barbecue kit, transported in a Land Rover trailer he had built for family holidays at Balmoral. Dazzle like Kate Middleton with these 5 jewellery pieces by Cartier, Graff, Van Cleef & Arpels, Chaumet and Boucheron She said: “The trailer was designed specifically for that role and everything had a place, and you needed to know where that was … and then it worked, really well!” The princess said her own passion for engineering could be a result of her family background given her father’s many years on board Royal Navy ships: “Anybody who goes through Royal Navy training and spends time on a ship … you have to mend and make do, make things work, be practical and adjust.” In the interview she also reflected on how his background had made him an inquisitive person: “I think your life experience makes a huge impact and he’d seen a lot of it. He probably asked more questions than he gave opinions . He was always good at that.” What if Princess Diana were still alive? Singaporean artist imagines the British royal in scenes with Meghan and Kate Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, paid tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh as well as her own father when she was presented with a bouquet including rosemary, symbolic of remembrance, during a visit to the Garden Museum on London’s South Bank for British Flowers Week. The duchess said: “I’m thrilled to be here today. It would have been the birthday of the Duke of Edinburgh and tomorrow would be the day of the death of my father and I’m very honoured to be here today, doing something I know they would have appreciated.” Meghan Markle sports Caroline Herrera, Queen Letizia of Spain steps out in head-to-toe Zara – the month in royal fashion Camilla’s father, Major Bruce Shand, was a wine merchant who served with the 12th Lancers during World War II. He was awarded the Military Cross in 1940 and again in 1942 for his efforts in France and was later wounded and taken prisoner while fighting in North Africa. He died on June 11, 2006, aged 89. Want more stories like this? Sign up here. Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .