Her knight in shining armor! While paying tribute to Prince Philip, author and royal expert Ingrid Seward couldn't help but gush over how supportive the late Duke of Edinburgh was of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II.
"He was always there, always there two steps behind, deferential," Seward spilled to Us Weekly. "Looking after her, he knew that she was actually quite a shy person and that he could rescue her when people were boring her."
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The Prince Philip Revealed author recalled one particularly sweet moment that occurred on the Queen's 90th birthday.
"When they did a walkabout in Windsor, and there was a little boy who was desperate to get to the queen and give her some flowers. Prince Philip noticed, and he picked him up and put him over the barrier so that he could give his flowers to the queen," she shared. "He was just sort of eagle-eyed and vigilant and there."
The pair's duties within the royal family also allowed them to grow closer to one another.
"They were two unique people, and only they knew what it was like to be them ... And they were in unique circumstances, they shared things," Seward noted.
"For instance, when they were younger, they were constantly traveling around the Commonwealth and around the world. And then Phillip used to go off on his own, but when they were together, they could share everything," the author revealed.
"I think it actually would have been an almost impossible job for someone to do on their own," she insisted. "So it was a partnership, a very unique partnership.”
The pair married in 1947 and had four children together: Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Princess Anne.
All of his offspring are set to attend his funeral on April 17, eight days after he passed at the age of 99. Royal expert Camilla Tominey claimed the matriarch is "devastated" by her husband's death.