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During a tour of Canada in the early years of their marriage, Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth had a rather turbulent crossing to Vancouver Island on a Canadian destroyer.

As a young petty officer entered the royal suite with a large tray of cakes, the ship lurched violently, spilling the cakes on the floor. To the officer's amazement, Prince Philip immediately fell to his hands and knees and, crawling around, retrieved several cakes before returning to his seat.

"I've got mine," he then declared, smiling triumphantly at Elizabeth. "Yours are down there."

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