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September 2013

The Queen was represented by Dr. Ingrid Roscoe (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire) at the Memorial Service for Mr. John Lyles (formerly Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire) which was held in Wakefield Cathedral this afternoon.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a new Conjugal Coat of Arms which will represent them in heraldic terms as a married couple.

The Conjugal Coat of Arms was approved this year by The Queen and has been shown publicly for the first time today.

Designed by The College of Arms in London, Conjugal Arms traditionally show the separate shields of a Royal husband and wife, side by side.

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to announce the christening of Prince George will take place on Wednesday, 23rd October at The Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace.

Prince George will be christened by The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby.

The Duke of Gloucester this morning presented The Queen's Award for Enterprise to Metryx Limited, 1240 Park Avenue, Aztec West, Bristol, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (Dame Janet Trotter). His Royal Highness later opened the renovated Pegasus House for Airbus Operations Limited at Aerospace Avenue, Gloucester Road North, Filton. The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon visited the Bristol and Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emerson's Green, Bristol, and was received by Mr. Robert Bernays (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire). The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Bridewell Royal Hospital, this morning opened Ridley House at King Edward's School, Witley, Petworth Road, Godalming, Surrey.

Prince Henry of Wales, Patron, MapAction, this evening attended a Reception at the Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.

By command of The Queen, Mr. Charles Gray (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Dr. Jaimini Bhagwati at India House, Aldwych, London WC2, this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as High Commissioner for India in London.

The Duke of Kent, Royal Patron, the Dresden Trust, this morning received Mr. Alan Russell (Chairman) and Mrs. Eveline Eaton (Vice Chairman).

The Duchess of Gloucester, on behalf of The Queen, this afternoon attended a Service and officially opened the Diamond Jubilee Garden at St. Paul's Church, Bedford Street, London WC2, and was received by Commander John Ludgate (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, today held Receptions at St. James's Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award. His Royal Highness, Chairman, International Special Projects, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Foundation, this afternoon held a Board Meeting. The Earl of Wessex, Patron, Windsor Festival, this evening attended the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle.