'The Crown' vs. Real Life episode 1: Did Prince Philip cheat on Queen Elizabeth II?

Did Prince Philip ever cheat on Queen Elizabeth II? Royal historian Carolyn Harris breaks down what really happened on Prince Philip’s solo 1956 trip abroad that caused a royal scandal. (Photo Netflix/The Crown)

You’ve probably watched (or at least heard of) “The Crown.” The uber-popular Netflix drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (played by Claire Foy), Prince Philip (Matt Smith), and other senior members of the royal family from the 1940s to modern times.

While viewers get an intimate look at one of the most famous royal couples in the world, seasons one and two coyly dance around rumours that Philip cheated on Elizabeth — but how much of it is true?

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In the video above, royal historian Carolyn Harris, author of Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting, breaks down what really happened on Prince Philip’s solo 1956 trip abroad that caused a royal scandal.

Watch the video above and let us know what you think!   (Spoilers ahead) 

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