Mike Tindall pays tribute to ‘devoted family man’ Prince Philip with sweet snap of him with daughter Mia

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After Prince Philip sadly passed away on 9 April, Mike Tindall has paid tribute to the "devoted family man" and shared a sweet photo of him with his daughter Mia.

The former rugby player, who had his interview crashed by royal kids, took to Instagram to post the adorable snap of the pair.

In the picture, Prince Philip and his great grandaughter Mia, seven, can be seen enjoying a meal together on a bench outside a cottage.

The Duke of Edinburgh tucks into his meal with his knife and fork, as Mia glares lovingly at him.

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Mike, 42, captioned it: "It's been a very sad week but it has given us time to reflect on great memories and stories both personal and shared.

"A devoted family man who we will forever miss but always love," he shared.

The dad-of-three also revealed the photo was taken by The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

Fans of the Royal family rushed to comment on the snap and shared their tributes for The Duke of Edinburgh.

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One fan commented: "A blessing for your daughter to have known her great-grandfather!"

Another royal enthusiast said: "What a lovely photo of Mia with the Duke! My thoughts are with the family."

A third added: "Such a beautiful picture and unforgettable memories along with for sure," with a red heart emoji.

While a fourth expressed: "Incredible man, who will be much missed. Thoughts with you all, particularly the Queen."

Buckingham Palace confirmed the Duke's death with a statement on Friday 9 April.

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It read: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.Further announcements will made in due course.

"The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss," the statement concluded.

Prince Philip will be laid to rest at his funeral on Saturday 17 April, where 30 guests will be in attendance.

Mike and his wife Zara Tindall will be present for the ceremony, as well as Prince Harry, who has flown into the UK from California.

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