Not only was Prince Philip a man who influenced Queen Elizabeth’s entire life.

Of course we are referring to Henry Herbert, who was given the nickname Porchey having grown up with the courtesy title Lord Porchester, as he was the heir to the Earl of Carnarvon title. Fun Fact: Porchey lived in Highclere castle, now well-known as being the estate’s main residence. Downton Abbeyy.)

CrownPorchey’s jealousy of the queen is unfounded. Their shared love of the country and horses has made them a close friend. Philip may be jealous, but it isn’t based on his love for Porchey. CrownThe show accurately depicted Elizabeth’s closeness to her husband since she had only eyes for Elizabeth. 

“It was a very equal friendship ranging over many interests,” Porchey’s son George HerbertSubmitted The Telegraph. They were of the same generation. Both had survived the war. The two shared an intense love of nature and horses. It was an obsession, no matter if they were in Sandringham or Highclere, but it was something that they shared.