Prince Philip Bibliography

Further Reading and Works Cited

Biographies and Works on Prince Philip

Boothroyd, Basil. Prince Philip: An Informal Biography. New York: McCall, 1971.

Brandreth, Gyles, Philip & Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage. London: Century, 2004.

Brandreth, Gyles. Philip: The Final Portrait. London: Coronet, 2021.

Clarke, Deborah, and Sally Goodsir. Prince Philip, 1921-2021: A Celebration. London: Royal Collection Trust, 2021.

Eade, Philip. Prince Philip: The Turbulent Early Life of the Man Who Married Queen Elizabeth II. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2011.

Heald, Tim. The Duke: A Portrait of Prince Philip. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1991.

Horsler, Val. Elizabeth and Philip: 20 November 1947. Kew, London: National Archives, 2007.

Jobson, Robert. Prince Philip’s Century, 1921-2021: The Extraordinary Life of the Duke of Edinburgh. London: Ad Lib Publishers, 2021.

Seward, Ingrid. Prince Philip Revealed: A Man of His Century. London: Simon & Schuster UK, 2020.

Essays on Prince Philip

Betts, Sarah. “The Windsor Consorts: Matriarchy and Modernisation.” In Hanoverian to Windsor Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty, edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, J.L. Laynesmith, Danna R. Messer, and Elena Woodacre. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.

Davies, David. “His Royal Highness the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021).” The Mariner’s Mirror: The International Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research, 107, no. 3 (2021): 260–262.

Harrison, Andrew. “'The Duke and the Dictator': The Royal Role in Marshal Tito’s Visit to Britain, March 1953.” In The Windsor Dynasty 1910 to the Present: Long to Reign Over Us, edited by Matthew Glencross, Judith Rowbotham, and Michael D. Kandiah, 217–237. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Leek, Michael. “HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Interest in Maritime History and Ship Preservation.” The Mariner’s Mirror: The International Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research, 107, no.3 (2021): 358–360.

Leggott, James. “‘No Need to Matronise Me!’: The Crown, the Male Consort and Conflicted Masculinity.” In Conflicting Masculinities: Men in Television Period Drama, edited by Katherine Byrne, James Leggott, and Julie Anne Taddeo, 259–277. London: IB Tauris, 2018.

Murphy, Philip. “By Invitation Only: Lord Mountbatten, Prince Philip, and the Attempt to Create a Commonwealth ‘Bilderberg Group’, 1964-66.” The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 33, no.2 (2005): 245–265.

Owens, Edward. “Love, Duty and Diplomacy: The Mixed Response to the 1947 Engagement of Princess Elizabeth.” In Royal Heirs and the Uses of Soft Power in Nineteenth-Century Europe, edited by Frank Lorenz Müller and Heidi Mehrkens, 223–240. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina. “Prince Philip: Sportsman and Youth Leader.” In The Man Behind the Queen: Male Consorts in History, edited by Charles Beem and Miles Taylor, 223–239. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

General Reading and Other Works Cited

“Canada Made US - Royal Visits.” Royal Collection Trust.

“History Extra Film And TV Awards: Hannah Greig On The Crown.” History Extra.

“June 1997.” The Royal Family. The Royal Family, June 1997.

“The Crown should carry fiction warning, says culture secretary.” BBC News Online.,told%20the%20Mail%20on%20Sunday.

“The Duke’s Charities and Patronages.” Royal Collection Trust.

Aldrich, Richard J. and Rory Cormac. The Secret Royals: Spying and the Crown, from Victoria to Diana. Atlantic Books: London, 2021.

Aldrich, Robert and Cindy McCreery, eds. Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Colonies. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016.

Aldrich, Robert and Cindy McCreery, eds. Royals on Tour: Politics, Pageantry and Colonialism. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018.

Allcock, Beth. “Shameful!” The Scottish Sun.

Arkin, Daniel. “'The Crown' Exaggerates History. But the Depiction of Philip Resonates in a Royal-Skeptic Time.” NBC News Online.

Ashdown-Hill, John. The Last Days of Richard III and The Fate of His DNA. Cheltenham: The History Press, 2013.

Bagehot, Walter. The English Constitution. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 1867, 2009.

Best, Antony. “'We Cannot Pretend That the Past Did Not Exist’: The Windsor Dynasty and Japan, 1941-1971.” In The Windsor Dynasty 1910 to the Present, edited by M. Glencross, Judith Rowbotham, and Michael D. Kandiah, 239–258. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Betts, Sarah. “What’s in a Name? Dynasty, Succession and England’s Queens Regnant (1553-2016).” In The Routledge History of Monarchy, edited by Elena Woodacre, Lucinda H. S. Dean, Chris Jones, Russell E. Martin, and Zita Eva Rohr, 479-500. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, 2019.

Betts, Sarah. “‘Something as Passionless as Brilliant Administration’: Royal Sex and Sexuality in 1970s British Historical Television Drama.” Royal Studies Journal, 6, no.2 (2019): 148–182.

Bogdanor, Vernon. “European Constitutional Monarchies.” In Sovereigns and Surrogates, edited by David Butler and D.A. Low, 274–297. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1991.

Bogdonor, Vernon. The Monarchy and the Constitution. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1995.

Bolitho, Hector, The Prince Consort and his Brother. Two Hundred New Letters. London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1933.

Buckner, Phillip. “Casting Daylight Upon Magic: Deconstructing the Royal Tour of 1901 to Canada.” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 31, no.2 (2003): 158–189.

Buckner, Philip. “The Last Great Royal Tour: Queen Elizabeth’s 1959 Tour to Canada.” In Canada and the End of Empire, edited by Philip Buckner, 66–93. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

Buckle, George Earle, The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol I 1862-1869. London, John Murray, 1926.

Canadian Heritage. “Government of Canada.” / Gouvernement du Canada, 16 August 2021.

Carlton, Charles. Royal Warriors: A Military History of the British Monarchy. London: Routledge, 2003.

Clancy, Laura. Running the Family Firm: How the Monarchy Manages Its Image and Our Money. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2021.

Clayton, G.D, Britain and the Eastern Question. From Missolonghi to Gallipoli. London: University of London Press, 1971.

Clogg, Richard, A Short History of Modern Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Coble, Michael D. et al. “Mystery solved: the identification of the two missing Romanov children using DNA analysis.” PloS One 4, no. 3 (2009): e4838. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004838.

Davies, Caroline. “Prince Philip Involved in Car Crash Near Sandringham Estate.” The Guardian, 18 January 2019.

Davies, Caroline. “Prince Philip Turns Chauffer to Drive Obamas to Lunch.” The Guardian, 22 April 2016.

Depuis, Joe. “He Just Held My Two Hands.” Medicine Hat News, 1 November 1958.

Depuis, Joe. “Prince Visits Stricken Miners.” St Johns Daily News, 1 November 1958.

Duff, David. Hessian Tapestry. London: Frederick Muller, 1967.

Duff, Mike. “Prince Philip Spent His Life with Land Rovers, and This One Will Carry Him to His Funeral.” Car and Driver, 16 April 2021.

Duindam, Jeroen. Dynasties: A Global History of Power, 1300-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Editorial Board. “Editorial: Prince Philip's Passing.” Ottawa Citizen, 9 April 2021.

Finlay, George. A History of Modern Greece. From its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B.C. 146 to A.D. 1864, vol III. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1877.

Fitzgerald, Greg. “Prince Philip: A Life with Land Rovers.” Roverlog News Blog, 16 April 2021,

Ford, Elizabeth A. and Deborah C. Mitchell. Royal Portraits in Hollywood. Lexington: University of Kentucky, 2009.

Geevers, Liesbeth and Mirella Marini eds., Dynastic Identity in Early Modern Europe: Rulers, Aristocrats and the Formation of Identities. Farnham: Routledge, 2015.

Glencross, Matthew, Judith Rowbotham, and Michael D. Kandiah, eds. The Windsor Dynasty 1910 to the Present. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

———. The State Visits of Edward VII: Reinventing Royal Diplomacy for the Twentieth Century. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Glencross, Matthew and Judith Rowbotham, eds. Monarchies and the Great War. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Győry, Zsolt. “Sensations of the Past: Identity, Empowerment, and the British Monarchy Films.” Acta Universaitatis Sapientiae Film and Media Studies 8 (2014): 194–200.

Hall, Coryne. Little Mother of Russia: A Biography of Empress Marie Feodorovna. London: Shepheard-Walwyn Ltd, 1999.

Hardman, Robert. Queen of the World. London: Pegasus Books, 2019.

Harris, Carolyn Suzanne. “Canadian Women’s Responses to Royal Tours from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day.” Royal Studies Journal, 5, no. 1 (2018): 15–33.

Hawkins, George. Correspondence of the Russian Grand Duchesses: Daughters of the Last Tsar. Independently Published, 2020.

Hazell, Robert and Bob Morris, eds. The Role of Monarchy in Modern Democracy. Oxford; London: Hart Publishing, 2020.

Higson, Andrew. “From political power to the power of the image: contemporary ‘British’ cinema and the nation’s monarchs.” In The British Monarchy on Screen, Edited by Mandy Merck, 339–362. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016.

HIH Grand Duchess George. A Romanov Diary: The Autobiography of H.I. and R.H. Grand Duchess George. New York: Atlantic International Publications, 1988.

Hill, Christopher, and Sarah Beadle. “The Art of Attraction Soft Power and the UK's Role in the World.” The British Academy, March 2014.

Hionidis, Pandeleimon, Exporting a Prince, Ideas and Institutions to Greece, 1862–4: Mid–Victorian Perceptions of Britain’s Stand and Mission in the World. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Holland, Robert, and Diana Markides. The British and the Hellenes: Struggles for Mastery in the Eastern Mediterranean 1850-1960. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Hough, Richard. Louis and Victoria: The First Mountbattens. London: Hutchison, 1974.

Jaguar Land Rover Press Release, 10 June 2013.

Jones, Tony, “Prince William and Kate arrive at Edinburgh drive-in cinema in Prince Philip’s Land Rover.” The Scotsman, 26 May 2021;

Lewis, Tim. “Interview: Matt Smith On The Crown: “I Found a Lot To Celebrate in Philip.”” The Observer; The Guardian Online. .

Longford, Elizabeth, Victoria R.I. London: Abacus, 2000.

Macaulay, Thomas Babington. The History of England, Volumes I-IV. London: Penguin Classics, 1979.

Mansel, Philip. Dressed to Rule: Royal and Court Costume From Lous XIV to Elizabeth II. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

Massie, Robert K. The Romanovs: The Final Chapter. New York: Random House, 1995.

Merck, Mandy. “Melodrama, celebrity, and The Queen.” In The British Monarchy on Screen, edited by Mandy Merck, 363–382. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016.

Messamore, Barbara J. “George VI’s 1939 Royal Tour of Canada: Context and the Constitution.” Royal Studies Journal, 5, no. 1 (2018): 126–146.

Mort, Frank. “On Tour with the Prince: Monarchy, Imperial Politics and Publicity in the Prince of Wales’s Dominion Tours 1919-20.” 20th Century British History, 29, no. 1 (2018): 25–57.

Murphy, Philip. Monarchy & the End of Empire: The House of Windsor, the British Government, and the Post-war Commonwealth. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Norrie, Aidan, Carolyn Harris, J.L. Laynesmith, Danna R. Messer, and Elena Woodacre, eds. Hanoverian to Windsor Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.

North, Janice, Karl C. Alverstad, and Elena Woodacre, eds. Premodern Rulers and Post-modern Viewers: Sex, Gender, and Power in Popular Culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Nye, Joseph. “The Infant Prince George Is a Source of Real-World Power.” Financial Times, 24 July 2013.

Nye, Joseph. Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics. New York: Public Affairs, 2004.

Owens, Edward. The Family Firm: Monarchy, Mass Media and the British Public, 1932-1953. London: University of London Press, 2019.

Peake, Eleanor. “Thanks to the Crown, Prince Philip Will Be Immortalised as an Anti-Hero.” The New Statesman.

Phillips, Bruce. “Lesson in Informality.” Medicine Hat News, 11 November 1958.

Prevelakis, Eleutherious, British Policy towards the Change of Dynasty in Greece 1862-1863. Athens: Gertrude Christou and Son, 1953.

Prochaska, Frank. Royal Bounty: The Making of a Welfare Monarchy. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1995.

Prochaska, Frank, Royal Lives. Portraits of Past Royals by Those in the Know.Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002.

Protschky, Susie. Photographic Subjects: Monarchy and Visual Culture in Colonial Indonesia. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019.

Radforth, Ian. “Performance, Politics, and Representation: Aboriginal People and the 1860 Royal Tour of Canada.” The Canadian Historical Review, 84, no. 1 (2003): 1–32.

Range, Matthias. British Royal and State Funerals: Music and Ceremonial Since Elizabeth I. Woodbridge: Boydell, 2016.

Rappaport, Helen. The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2018.

Rappaport, Helen. The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2014.

Schneider, Miriam Magdalena. The ‘Sailor Prince’ Age of Empire. Creating a Monarchical Brand in Nineteenth-Century Europe. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Sherwin, Adam. “Prince Philip: How The Crown’s ‘Dashing Duke’ Transformed Prickly Public Image.” The i, accessed 9 April 2021,

Smith, Sally Bedell. Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life. New York: Penguin Random House, 2017.

Spangler, Jonathan. “Princes of Battenburg.”

Stamatopoulos, Costas M. Monarchy in Modern Greece. Athens: Kapon Editions, 2017.

Stepan, Alfred, Juan J. Linz, and Juli F. Minoves. “Democratic Parliamentary Monarchies.” Journal of Democracy 25, no. 2 (2014): 35–51.

Swerling, Gabriella. “How Prince Philip Brought Religions Together at Historic Summit to 'Protect the Created World'.” The Telegraph, 9 April 2021.

The Canadian Press. “Prince Philip Presents Regimental Colours in Toronto | CBC News.” CBCnews. CBC/Radio Canada, 27 April 2013.

The Royal Family. “Court Circular.” The Royal Family, April 2013.

Tonkin, Leigh. “The Crown Changed Views Of Prince Philip By Going Back To The Beginning.” ABC News Online. .

Twomey, Anne. “The Exercise of Soft Power by Female Monarchs in the United Kingdom.” Royal Studies Journal 7, no. 2 (2020): 31–48.

Van der Kiste, John. Alfred. Queen Victoria’s Second Son. United Kingdom: Fonthill Media Limited, 2013.

———. Kings of the Hellenes: The Greek Kings 1863-1974. Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1999.

Verhaeghe, Melanie. “A Royal Boost for Ste. Agathe.” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 June 1997.

Vickers, Hugo. Alice: Princess Andrew of Greece. London, Hamish Hamilton, 2000.

Vidal, Belén. Heritage Film: Nation, Genre and Representation. London: Wallflower, 2012.

Vineyard, Jennifer. “Why Prince Philip Was Elusive Onscreen.” New York Times Online, 12 April 2021.

Warwick, Christopher. Ella: Princess, Saint and Martyr. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2006.

Weintraub, Stanley, Victoria. A Biography of a Queen. London, Unwin Hyman, 1987.

West, Bruce. “Bad Weather Surrenders for Regiment’s Show for Prince.” The Globe and Mail. 3 August 1973.

Woodacre, Elena and Cathleen Sarti. “Editorial: What is Royal Studies.” Royal Studies Journal 2, no. 1 (2015): 13–20.

Woodacre, Elena, Lucinda H. S. Dean, Chris Jones, Russell E. Martin, and Zita Eva Rohr, eds. The Routledge History of Monarchy. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, 2019.

Woodacre, Elena. Queens and Queenship. Leeds: ARC Humanities Press/Amsterdam University Press, 2021.

Zeepvat, Charlotte. The Camera and the Tsars: A Romanov Family Album. Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2004.