Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.
In a statement shortly after midday, the palace said: "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."
The duke, who was the longest-serving consort in British history, had returned to Windsor Castle on 16 March after spending a month in hospital.
The flag at Buckingham Palace was lowered to half-mast and a notice was posted on the gates following the announcement of the duke's death.
Similarly, in Tattenhall the flag at the Mill field has been lowered to half-mast and the church bell was tolled after the announcement was made.