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April 2001

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave a Dinner Party at which The Earl and Countess of Wessex were present. The following were invited: the Archbishop of Westminster, His Excellency the Secretary General of the Commonwealth and Mrs. McKinnon, the Secretary of State for Defence and Mrs. Hoon, the Lord and Lady Stevenson of Coddenham, Sir Andrew and Lady Turnbull, and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Green. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Mr. Philip Everett (Deputy Ranger of Windsor Great Park) at the Memorial Service for Mr. John Bond (formerly Keeper of the Savill Gardens) which was held in St. Stephen's Church, Rochester Row, London SW1, this afternoon. The Prince of Wales was represented by Mr. Roland Wiseman. The Duke of York was represented by Miss Charlotte Manley. The Princess Royal was represented by Lady Carew Pole. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon was represented by Mrs. Jane Stevens. The Hon. Mary Morrison has succeeded Mrs. Fiona Henderson as Lady in Waiting to The Queen.

The Duke of Kent, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, this afternoon arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Canada. Mr. Nicolas Adamson was in attendance.

The Duke of York, Chairman of the Trustees, Outward Bound Trust, this morning departed Heathrow Airport, London, for the United States of America. Captain Richard Dilworth is in attendance.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Trustee, this evening chaired a Meeting of The Prince Philip Trust Fund for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead at Woolley Park, Wantage, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire (Mr. Philip Wroughton). By command of The Queen, Sir Anthony Figgis (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Juli Minoves-Triquell at Savoy Hill, London WC2, today in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Principality of Andorra to the Court of St. James's.

The Duke of Kent, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, this evening left Vancouver Airport, Canada, for the United Kingdom.

The Duke of Gloucester, Deputy Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, this morning attended the Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Alexandria and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of the Imjin River in Gloucester Cathedral and afterwards attended a Reception and Lunch at Gloucester Rugby Football Club, Kingsholm, Gloucester. His Royal Highness was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (Mr. Henry Elwes). The Duchess of Gloucester this morning visited the Birmingham Settlement, Summer Lane, Birmingham, and was received by Mrs. Michael Worley (Deputy Lieutenant of West Midlands). Her Royal Highness, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, this afternoon attended the Davis Cup Tie between Great Britain and Portugal at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, this morning attended the Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Alexandria and the Fiftieth Anniversray of the Battle of the Imjin River in Gloucester Cathedral and afterwards attended a Reception and Lunch at Gloucester Rugby Football Club, Kingsholm, Gloucester. His Royal Highness was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (Mr. Henry Elwes). The Duke of Edinburgh, President and Life Member, Windsor Park Equestrian Club, this evening attended the Thirtieth Anniversary Reception at Windsor Castle. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Right Reverend David Conner (Dean of Windsor and Register of the Order of the Garter) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Right Reverend John Taylor (formerly Prelate of the Order of the Garter) which was held in Winchester Cathedral this afternoon.

The Duke of Kent, President, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, this morning attended a Dedication Ceremony for the Canadian Lifeboat Institution boat WHITE ROSE OF YORKSHIRE at HMCS DISCOVERY Naval Shore Base, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His Royal Highness this evening attended a Gala Dinner for the Canadian Lifeboat Institution at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver.

The Duchess of Gloucester, Honorary President, the Lawn Tennis Association, today attended the Davis Cup Tie between Great Britain and Portugal at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, and was received by Colonel Anthony George (Deputy Lieutenant of West Midlands).

The Princess Royal, Patron, Sense - the National Deafblind and Rubella Association, this morning opened two houses in Kirkinch Road, Finglassie, Glenrothes, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Fife (Mrs. Margaret Dean). Her Royal Highness, Patron, Sense - the National Deafblind and Rubella Association, afterwards visited the Group Home at Orchard Court, Low Road, Auchtermuchty, Fife. The Princess Royal, President, The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, this afternoon visited Angus Carers Centre, High Street, Arbroath, and was received by Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Houstoun (Deputy Lieutenant of Angus). Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Corps of Signals, and Commandant-in-Chief, First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps), was represented by Major General Stephen Carr-Smith at the Memorial Service for Major General Charles Page (former Colonel Commandant, Royal Corps of Signals, and more recently Colonel Commandant, First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps) which was held in All Saints' Church, Church Gate, Fulham, London SW6, today.

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