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  • 21 April 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Countess of Wessex, Patron, the Scar Free Foundation, this afternoon held a Meeting with Mr. Brendan Eley (Chief Executive) via video link.

  • 21 April 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge and The Duchess of Cambridge, Honorary Air Commandant, Royal Air Force Air Cadets, this afternoon visited 282 (East Ham) Squadron, Cornwell VC Cadet Centre, Vicarage Lane, London E6.

  • 21 April 2021

    Windsor Castle

    Today is the Ninety Fifth Anniversary of the Birthday of The Queen.

  • 20 April 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge, President, the Football Association, this afternoon held a Meeting with Mr. Mark Bullingham (Chief Executive) via telephone.

  • 20 April 2021

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, this morning held a Meeting with Professor Mark Compton (Lord Prior) and Mr. Paul Ndungu (Prior of the Priory in Kenya) via video link.

  • 20 April 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal this afternoon observed a Gloucestershire Constabulary Strategic Co-ordinating Group Meeting via video link, accompanied by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (Mr. Edward Gillespie).

  • 19 April 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Duke of Kent, Patron, St. Mungo's, this morning held a Meeting with executives about the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol via video link.

  • 19 April 2021

    St. James's Palace

    The Princess Royal, Chancellor, the University of Edinburgh, this afternoon attended the Chancellor's Awards Ceremony via video link, accompanied by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor Francis Ross, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost).

  • 19 April 2021

    Windsor Castle

    By command of The Queen, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) telephoned His Excellency Mr. Jaime Marchan Romero this morning in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Ecuador to the Court of St. James's.

  • 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.