Jacobs continued: “Suddenly she looked at him and said, ‘Why don’t we go to the pool and go swimming?
‘We [meaning the women] could leave our bras and little panties on.’
“Prince Philip blanched. ‘Uh, uh,’ he said. ‘I think it’s time for me to leave.’
“He smiled at Cristina and the rest of us. He was quickly surrounded by his group, which appeared from nowhere; he said good-bye to Merle and took off.”
According to Kelley, Prince Philip wouldn’t embarrass himself thus in public.
“The Duke of Edinburgh was far too discreet to indulge in anything beyond harmless flirting in public,” the author said.