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  • 19 December 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    Mr. Jonathan Marsden was received by Her Majesty today upon relinquishing his appointment as Director of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of The Queen's Works of Art when Her Majesty conferred upon him the honour of Knighthood and invested him with the Insignia of a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

    Sir Alan Reid was received by Her Majesty upon relinquishing his appointment as Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to The Queen.

    Mr. Christopher Heaton-Harris 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 Duke of Edinburgh, Captain General Royal Marines, this afternoon received Major General Robert Magowan upon relinquishing his appointment as Commandant General and Major General Charles Stickland upon assuming the appointment, and also upon His Royal Highness retiring as Captain General.

    Prince Henry of Wales was present upon His Royal Highness's appointment as Captain General Royal Marines.

  • 20 November 2017

    Buckingham Palace

    Today is the Seventieth Anniversary of the Marriage of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.

    Her Majesty invested His Royal Highness with the Insignia of a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.

    The Baroness Vere of Norbiton (Baroness in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this morning upon the Arrival of The President of the Republic of Ghana and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

  • 4 July 2017

    Palace Of Holyroodhouse

    The Queen held an Investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse this morning.

    Afterwards Mr. Kenneth Mackintosh MSP (Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament) was received by Her Majesty.

    The Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP (First Minister of the Scottish Government) was received by The Queen.

    Miss Rachel Wells was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested her with the Insignia of a Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

    Mr. Walter Simpson, winner of the annual shooting event of The Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers, was presented to Her Majesty this afternoon and received The Queen's Prize.

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

    The Duke of York was present.

    The Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, Royal Company of Archers and the High Constables of the Palace of Holyroodhouse were on duty.

    The Royal Marine Band Scotland, the Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Pipers' Society played selections of music during the afternoon.