Prince Philip, 97, attends granddaughter Princess Eugenie's wedding amid health concerns

The things a man will do for his granddaughter.

Reports surfaced earlier this week that Prince Philip, 97, likely would not be well enough to attend the wedding ceremony of Princess Eugenie on Friday. But come the big day, the Duke of Edinburgh was all smiles as he donned a dapper suit and joined his wife, Queen Elizabeth, at St. George's Chapel.

 

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Britain's Prince Philip waits for the bridal procession following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L), Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (2L), Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (2R) and Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (R) wait for the carriage carrying Princess Eugenie of York and her husband Jack Brooksbank to pass at the start of the procession after their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Alastair Grant / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALASTAIR GRANT/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Bridesmaid Princess Charlotte of Cambridge waves as she stands on the steps after the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Andrew Matthews - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Sarah, Duchess of York and Princess Beatrice of York attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by (Photo by Mark Large - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Britain's Prince Philip arrives ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/Pool via AP)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex after the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Gareth Fuller - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (R) wait for the carriage carrying Princess Eugenie of York and her husband Jack Brooksbank to pass at the start of the procession after their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Alastair Grant / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALASTAIR GRANT/AFP/Getty Images)
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrives ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/Pool via AP)
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (L), Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (2L) Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (C), Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (2R) and Britain's Princess Anne, Princess Royal, react during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Owen Humphreys / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Sarah, Duchess of York (L) and Britain's Princess Beatrice of York (R) arrive to attend the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by TOBY MELVILLE / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Philippa Matthews (Middleton) (C), James Middleton (CR), the siblings of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Pippa's husband James Matthews (CL) arrive to attend the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / various sources / AFP) (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (L) and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (R) arrive to attend the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / various sources / AFP) (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince Prince George (L) and his sister Princess Charlotte (R) arrive to attend the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Steve Parsons / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEVE PARSONS/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Pippa Middleton attends the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by (Photo by Mark Large - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex leave after the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/Pool via AP)
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The near-centenarian underwent a hip replacement surgery in April of this year, leading many to assume he wouldn't be able to show up for Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding. And yet in mid-May, there he was.

Just days before the ceremony a royal insider told People that the decision hadn't yet been made, but it would be quite unexpected if Philip ultimately chose to attend.

"He does what he wants," the source told the outlet. "He made a supreme effort for Harry. I would be very surprised if he did go, because he is so estranged from Fergie. I think he will decide at the 99th hour."

Philip's attendance is also notable given mom of the bride Sarah Ferguson's controversial history with the royal family. But it certainly appears that today, bygones are bygones.

See Prince Philip and the Queen arriving at Prince Harry's wedding:

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Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrives for the wedding ceremony of Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and US actress Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on May 19, 2018. (Photo by Gareth Fuller / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read GARETH FULLER/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh arrives at the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle in a service at St George's Chapel inside the grounds of Windsor Castle. Among the guests were 2200 members of the public, the royal family and Ms. Markle's Mother Doria Ragland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh arrive at the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle in a service at St George's Chapel inside the grounds of Windsor Castle. Among the guests were 2200 members of the public, the royal family and Ms. Markle's Mother Doria Ragland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh arrives at the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle in a service at St George's Chapel inside the grounds of Windsor Castle. Among the guests were 2200 members of the public, the royal family and Ms. Markle's Mother Doria Ragland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C) and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (R) arrive at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on May 19, 2018 for his wedding ceremony to marry US actress Meghan Markle. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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