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  • 22 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Pisanu Suvanajata was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Thailand to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Suvanajata was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    Mr. Julian Smith MP (Vice-Chamberlain of the Household) was received in audience by The Queen this afternoon and presented an Address from the House of Commons to which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply.

    The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning attended a Reception at St. James's Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the Jesters Club, this evening attended the Annual Dinner at the Royal Automobile Club, 89 Pall Mall, London SW1.

    The Queen was represented by Mrs. Lindsay Fox (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Rear Admiral Sir Nigel Cecil (formerly Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man) which was held in Holy Trinity Church, Wonston, Hampshire this morning.

  • 22 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    His Excellency Mr. Pisanu Suvanajata was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Thailand to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Suvanajata was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    Mr. Julian Smith MP (Vice-Chamberlain of the Household) was received in audience by The Queen this afternoon and presented an Address from the House of Commons to which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply.

    The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning attended a Reception at St. James's Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in the Award.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the Jesters Club, this evening attended the Annual Dinner at the Royal Automobile Club, 89 Pall Mall, London SW1.

    The Queen was represented by Mrs. Lindsay Fox (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Rear Admiral Sir Nigel Cecil (formerly Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man) which was held in Holy Trinity Church, Wonston, Hampshire this morning.

  • 21 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The following officers of The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were received by Her Majesty today: Brigadier David Innes who delivered up his Stick of Office as Lieutenant, Colonel Michael Kingscote who delivered up his Stick of Office as Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant and received his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Lieutenant, Major Henry Robertson who delivered up his Stick of Office as Ensign and received his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant, Major Christopher Cox who delivered up his Stick of Office as Exon and received his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Ensign and Colonel Jonathan Schute who received his Stick upon his appointment as Exon.

    The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Lancers, this afternoon received Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Mudd upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel Henry Searby upon assuming the appointment.

    Brigadier Andrew Hughes (Colonel) was present.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Admiral and Member, Royal Yacht Squadron, this afternoon received the Hon. Christopher Sharples upon relinquishing his appointment as Commodore and Mr. James Sheldon upon assuming the appointment.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, Book Aid International, this evening held a Reception at St. James's Palace.

  • 21 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The following officers of The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were received by Her Majesty today: Brigadier David Innes who delivered up his Stick of Office as Lieutenant, Colonel Michael Kingscote who delivered up his Stick of Office as Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant and received his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Lieutenant, Major Henry Robertson who delivered up his Stick of Office as Ensign and received his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Clerk of the Cheque and Adjutant, Major Christopher Cox who delivered up his Stick of Office as Exon and received his Stick of Office upon his appointment as Ensign and Colonel Jonathan Schute who received his Stick upon his appointment as Exon.

    The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Lancers, this afternoon received Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Mudd upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel Henry Searby upon assuming the appointment.

    Brigadier Andrew Hughes (Colonel) was present.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Admiral and Member, Royal Yacht Squadron, this afternoon received the Hon. Christopher Sharples upon relinquishing his appointment as Commodore and Mr. James Sheldon upon assuming the appointment.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, Book Aid International, this evening held a Reception at St. James's Palace.

  • 16 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning visited the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, London SW3, and were received by The Duke of Kent (Patron), Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa), the Chief of the General Staff (General Sir Nicholas Carter) and the Mayor of the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (Councillor Elizabeth Rutherford).

    Her Majesty and His Royal Highness, escorted respectively by the Chairman (General Sir Richard Shirreff) and Mrs. Janice Murray (Director General), visited the Army Gallery and Soldier Gallery and met members of staff and volunteers.

    The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, afterwards re-opened the Museum.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, President, this evening attended a Club Dinner at the Naval and Military Club, 4 St. James's Square, London SW1.

    The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Admiral, Royal Yacht Squadron, was represented by the Lord Iliffe (formerly Commodore) at the Funeral of Mr. Maldwin Drummond (former Commodore) which was held at All Saints Church, Fawley, Hampshire, this morning.

    The Prince of Wales was represented by Rear Admiral Roy Clare.

    The Princess Royal was represented by Rear Admiral Sir Jeremy de Halpert.

    Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy was represented by Commander Timothy Ash RN.

  • 16 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning visited the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, London SW3, and were received by The Duke of Kent (Patron), Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Mr. Kenneth Olisa), the Chief of the General Staff (General Sir Nicholas Carter) and the Mayor of the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (Councillor Elizabeth Rutherford).

    Her Majesty and His Royal Highness, escorted respectively by the Chairman (General Sir Richard Shirreff) and Mrs. Janice Murray (Director General), visited the Army Gallery and Soldier Gallery and met members of staff and volunteers.

    The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, afterwards re-opened the Museum.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, President, this evening attended a Club Dinner at the Naval and Military Club, 4 St. James's Square, London SW1.

    The Prince of Wales, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Admiral, Royal Yacht Squadron, was represented by the Lord Iliffe (formerly Commodore) at the Funeral of Mr. Maldwin Drummond (former Commodore) which was held at All Saints Church, Fawley, Hampshire, this morning.

    The Prince of Wales was represented by Rear Admiral Roy Clare.

    The Princess Royal was represented by Rear Admiral Sir Jeremy de Halpert.

    Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy was represented by Commander Timothy Ash RN.

  • 15 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The following were received in audience by The Queen today and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassadors: Mr. Alistair Morgan (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and Mr. Dominic Shroeder (the Kingdom of Denmark).

    Mrs. Morgan and Mrs. Shroeder were also received by Her Majesty.

    The following were received in audience by The Queen upon their appointment as British High Commissioner: Mr. Timothy Stew (the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) and Miss Alison Blake (the People's Republic of Bangladesh).

    Ms. Amanda Parsons and Colonel Peter Henry were received by Her Majesty.

    The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, this evening held a Reception to mark the Sixty Fifth Anniversary of Action Medical Research at Buckingham Palace.

  • 15 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The following were received in audience by The Queen today and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty's Ambassadors: Mr. Alistair Morgan (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and Mr. Dominic Shroeder (the Kingdom of Denmark).

    Mrs. Morgan and Mrs. Shroeder were also received by Her Majesty.

    The following were received in audience by The Queen upon their appointment as British High Commissioner: Mr. Timothy Stew (the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) and Miss Alison Blake (the People's Republic of Bangladesh).

    Ms. Amanda Parsons and Colonel Peter Henry were received by Her Majesty.

    The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, this evening held a Reception to mark the Sixty Fifth Anniversary of Action Medical Research at Buckingham Palace.

  • 14 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Governor of Queensland (His Excellency the Hon. Paul de Jersey) was received in audience by The Queen today.

    Mrs. de Jersey was also received by Her Majesty.

    Her Excellency Ms. Marie Ndjeka Opombo was received in audience by The Queen this afternoon and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Court of St. James's.

    His Excellency Mr. Carlos Bastarreche was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Spain to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Rosalia Gomez-Pineda was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, British Association for Shooting and Conservation, this morning received Mr. Peter Glenser (Chairman) and Mr. Christopher Graffius (Acting Chief Executive).

    His Royal Highness, Patron, British Heart Foundation, this evening held a Dinner at St. James's Palace.

    The Duke of Edinburgh was represented by Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell (Private Secretary to His Royal Highness) at the Memorial Service for Colonel Henry Hugh Smith (formerly Equerry to The Duke of Edinburgh) which was held in the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London SW1, this afternoon.

  • 14 March 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    The Governor of Queensland (His Excellency the Hon. Paul de Jersey) was received in audience by The Queen today.

    Mrs. de Jersey was also received by Her Majesty.

    Her Excellency Ms. Marie Ndjeka Opombo was received in audience by The Queen this afternoon and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Court of St. James's.

    His Excellency Mr. Carlos Bastarreche was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Spain to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Rosalia Gomez-Pineda was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, British Association for Shooting and Conservation, this morning received Mr. Peter Glenser (Chairman) and Mr. Christopher Graffius (Acting Chief Executive).

    His Royal Highness, Patron, British Heart Foundation, this evening held a Dinner at St. James's Palace.

    The Duke of Edinburgh was represented by Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell (Private Secretary to His Royal Highness) at the Memorial Service for Colonel Henry Hugh Smith (formerly Equerry to The Duke of Edinburgh) which was held in the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London SW1, this afternoon.

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