On Nov. 20, the Queen and Prince Philip will celebrate 69 years of wedded bliss. Through the great joys and tremendous hardships that have faced the monarch during her record-breaking reign, her husband has been steadfastly by her side.
Ever supportive of his wife of more than seven decades, a constant companion he affectionately calls "cabbage," the Duke of Edinburgh is the longest-serving consort in history.
Having first met when Elizabeth was just 13, their courtship saw the couple dedicated to writing letters as Philip headed off to war before they were able to wed in a beautiful ceremony at Westminster Abbey in 1947. Since then, the family has grown to include four children, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Watch the video above to relive their love story, wedding day and see the secrets behind their nearly 70 years together.