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  • 17 April 2021

    Windsor Castle

    The Funeral of The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh took place in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, this afternoon.

    The Queen, accompanied by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Duke of Sussex, The Duke of York, Princess Beatrice, Mrs. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Eugenie, Mrs. Jack Brooksbank and Mr. Jack Brooksbank, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, accompanied by the Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, Mr. Peter Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tindall, the Earl of Snowdon, Mr. Daniel and the Lady Sarah Chatto, The Duke of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy were present.

    The Hereditary Prince of Baden, The Landgrave of Hesse, The Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and the Countess Mountbatten of Burma attended.

    The Dean of Windsor conducted the Service and offered the Commendatory Prayer.

    The Archbishop of Canterbury pronounced the Blessing.

    Garter Principal King of Arms proclaimed The Duke of Edinburgh's Styles and Titles.

    Detachments of Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard, the Military Knights of Windsor, a Dismounted Detachment of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, the Royal Navy Piping Party, a Guard of Honour, found by The Rifles, and Defence Advisers from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Trinidad and Tobago were on duty outside the Chapel.

    Representatives from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Army and Royal Air Force lined the processional route.

    Minute Guns were fired for the duration of the Procession from the East Lawn of the Castle by The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, under the command of Major Victoria Flood.

  • 9 April 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning held a Meeting via video link.

  • 8 April 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, this afternoon chaired a Meeting via video link.

  • 25 March 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning held a Meeting with Ms. Ruth Marvel (Chief Executive Officer) via video link.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, Norwich Cathedral Music Appeal, this evening spoke to the Dean and choristers via video link.

    The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations, this morning attended the Annual General Meeting via video link.

    Her Royal Highness, Global Ambassador, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this afternoon held a Meeting on the Gambia's trachoma elimination via video link.

  • 24 March 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Patron, the Hall for Cornwall Trust, this morning held a Meeting to mark World Theatre Day via video link.

    His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Meeting via video link with senior representatives of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Strategic Coordinating Group.

    The Countess of Wessex this evening awarded the Women in Defence Awards Woman of the Year Award via video link.

  • 23 March 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning attended a Trustees' Meeting via video link.

  • 22 March 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Royal Colonel, 2nd Battalion The Rifles, Commodore-in-Chief, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, and Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Waddington, this morning held a Meeting via video link.

  • 18 March 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex this afternoon visited NHS Seacole Centre at Headley Court, Epsom, Surrey.

  • 17 March 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Colonel-in-Chief, Saskatchewan Dragoons, The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment and The Prince Edward Island Regiment, and Royal Honorary Colonel, The London Regiment and The Royal Wessex Yeomanry, this afternoon held a Meeting via video link.

    The Countess of Wessex, Patron, Love Musgrove, this morning spoke to frontline staff at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust via video link.

    Her Royal Highness, Chairman, Women's Network Forum, this afternoon chaired a Meeting via video link.

  • 16 March 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex this morning spoke via video link to representatives from health, education and homeless services in Greater Manchester.

    His Royal Highness later spoke via video link to representatives from charitable organisations across Greater Manchester.

    The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, this afternoon chaired a Meeting via video link.

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