Part of Prince Philip’s memorable life involved visiting Prague with his wife Queen Elizabeth in 1996 as part of their “Central European Tour.”  At the time, it was ostensibly the most important diplomatic visit in Czech history, and elaborate rehearsals went on for months beforehand to make sure everything ran like clockwork.  After arriving by private jet and being escorted in two Rolls Royces, the Royal couple were welcomed at Prague Castle by Czech President Havel to “God Save The Queen,” and watched the entire Changing of The Guard ceremony.  In an interview with Czech Radio, longtime spokesman for Havel, Ladislav Špaček, said that the President was the main reason Phillip and Elizabeth ever agreed to come to Czechoslovakia.  “TheRead more.