Daily Record: September 25th, 2022

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Balmoral Castle

Divine Service was held in Crathie Parish Church this morning.

The Reverend Neil Gardner led the Prayers and the Reverend Kenneth MacKenzie preached the Sermon.

Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron, Friends of St Paul’s Cathedral, this afternoon attended the Installation Service of the Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett as Dean in St Paul’s Cathedral, London EC4.

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Daily Record: September 24th, 2022

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Daily Record: September 23rd, 2022

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St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Royal Honorary Colonel, The Royal Wessex Yeomanry, this morning visited Normandy Barracks, Paderborn, Germany.

His Royal Highness this afternoon met members of the public at Paderborn Town Hall and was received by His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany (Her Excellency Mrs Jill Gallard).

The Earl of Wessex later arrived at Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, from Germany.

Captain Andrew Aspden RN was in attendance.

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Daily Record: September 22nd, 2022

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Buckingham Palace

The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP (Chancellor of the Exchequer) had an audience of The King via telephone this evening.

Kensington Palace

The Prince and Princess of Wales today visited Windsor Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, to meet personnel involved in supporting the arrangements for the Committal Service for The late Queen Elizabeth II and were received by Mr Graham Barker (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire).

His Royal Highness, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Prince and Princess of Wales, this afternoon held a Meeting via video link with the Lord Hague of Richmond (Chairman), Mr Simon Patterson (Vice Chairman) and Ms Amanda Berry (Chief Executive).

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Royal Colonel, 2nd Battalion The Rifles, today visited Operation Headquarters in Tallinn, accompanied by His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia (His Excellency Mr Ross Allen).

His Royal Highness this afternoon departed from Tallinn Airport for Germany and was received this evening upon arrival at Paderborn Airport by His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany (Her Excellency Mrs Jill Gallard).

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Commodore-in-Chief, Portsmouth, this morning thanked Royal Navy personnel who provided assistance and performed ceremonial duties in support of The late Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, at HMS King Alfred, HM Naval Base Portsmouth, and was received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire (Mr Nigel Atkinson).

Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Logistic Corps, this afternoon met personnel from across the Corps to thank them for providing assistance and performing ceremonial duties in support of Her late Majesty’s State Funeral, at 101 Logistic Brigade Headquarters Officers’ Mess, St Omer Barracks, Aldershot Garrison, Hampshire.

The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Corps of Signals, afterwards met personnel from across the Corps to thank them for providing assistance and performing ceremonial duties in support of The late Queen’s State Funeral, at 251 Signal Squadron Headquarters, St Omer Barracks.

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Daily Record: September 21st, 2022

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Buckingham Palace

The King and The Queen Consort were represented by The Duke of Kent at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover KG which was held at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2, this morning.

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex this afternoon departed from Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, for Estonia and Germany and was received this evening upon arrival at Tallinn Airport by His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia (His Excellency Mr Ross Allen). Captain Andrew Aspden RN is in attendance.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, also representing The Duchess of Gloucester, was present at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover KG which was held at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2, this morning.

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Daily Record: September 20th, 2022

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Daily Record: September 19th, 2022

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Buckingham Palace

The Coffin bearing The late Queen Elizabeth II was conveyed from Westminster Hall on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy this morning, drawn by Naval Ratings, and flanked by His Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, The King’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard and The King’s Body Guard for Scotland (the Royal Company of Archers), followed by The King, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Sussex, The Duke of York, The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Gloucester, the Earl of Snowdon and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence and thence to Westminster Abbey.

The Lord Great Chamberlain, the Earl Marshal, the Lord Speaker and Speaker witnessed the departure of the Coffin bearing Her late Majesty from the Palace of Westminster.

The State Funeral of The late Queen Elizabeth II was held in Westminster Abbey today at 11 o’clock.

The Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre surmounted the Coffin of Her late Majesty.

The King and The Queen Consort, The Prince and Princess of Wales with Prince George of Wales and Princess Charlotte of Wales, The Duke and Duchess 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 with 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, Viscount Linley and The Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones, Mr Daniel and The Lady Sarah Chatto, Mr Samuel Chatto and 2nd Lieutenant Arthur Chatto, RM, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Earl and Countess of Ulster with Lord Culloden and The Lady Cosima Windsor, The Lady Davina Lewis with Miss Senna Lewis, Mr George and The Lady Rose Gilman with Miss Lyla Gilman, The Duke of Kent, Earl and Countess of St. Andrews, The Lord Nicholas Windsor with Master Albert Windsor and Master Leopold Windsor, Mr Timothy and The Lady Helen Taylor with Mr Columbus Taylor, Mr Cassius Taylor, Miss Estella Taylor and Miss Eloise Taylor, Lord Downpatrick, The Lady Marina-Charlotte Windsor, The Lady Amelia Windsor, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, The Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor, Mr Thomas and The Lady Gabriella Kingston, Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy, Mr and Mrs James Ogilvy, Mr Alexander Ogilvy, Mr and Mrs Timothy Vesterberg, Miss Marina Ogilvy, Miss Zenouska Mowatt and Mr Christian Mowatt.

Members of Foreign Royal Families and other Dignitaries, the Doyen of the Diplomatic Corps and Senior High Commissioners, Heads of Mission and other Foreign Representatives attended.

The Dean of Westminster conducted the Service and pronounced the Blessing.

The Archbishop of Canterbury preached the Sermon and offered the Commendatory Prayer.

His Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, The King’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard and The King’s Body Guard for Scotland (the Royal Company of Archers) were on duty.

The King’s Guard was turned out with the State Colour on the Forecourt of Buckingham Palace.

A Guard of Honour found by the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force, with the Band of the Royal Marines was formed up in Parliament Square.

After the Service the Coffin bearing The late Queen Elizabeth II was conveyed from Westminster Abbey on the State Gun Carriage to Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner.

The Coffin bearing Her late Majesty was transferred from the State Gun Carriage to the State Hearse and thence to Windsor Castle.

The Committal Service for The late Queen Elizabeth II took place in St George’s Chapel today at 4 o’clock.

The Members of the Royal Family were present.

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Daily Record: September 18th, 2022

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Buckingham Palace

The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The King this afternoon.

The Prime Minister of Tuvalu and Madame Natano were received by His Majesty.

The Rt Hon Gaston Browne MP (Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda) was received by The King.

The Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and Mrs Marape were received by His Majesty.

The Reverend Tofiga Falani (Governor-General of Tuvalu) and Mrs Falani were received by The King when His Majesty invested His Excellency with the Insignia of a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George.

The King and The Queen Consort gave a Reception at Buckingham Palace this evening for Heads of State and Official Overseas Guests at which The Prince and Princess of Wales, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, and The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were present.

Members of Foreign Royal Families, Heads of State, their Representatives, and Representatives from the Commonwealth were received and welcomed to the United Kingdom on the following days: 16th, 17th and 18th September, 2022.

Kensington Palace

The Princess of Wales this afternoon received Mrs Olena Zelenska (wife of The President of Ukraine).

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Daily Record: September 17th, 2022

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Buckingham Palace

The Chief of the Defence Staff (Admiral Sir Antony Radakin), the Chief of the General Staff (General Sir Patrick Sanders), First Sea Lord (Admiral Sir Benjamin Key), Chief of the Air Staff (Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Wigston), Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (Major General Gwyn Jenkins) and Commander UK Strategic Command (General Sir James Hockenhull) were received by The King this morning.

The King, subsequently joined by The Prince of Wales, later visited the Metropolitan Police Service Special Operations Room, 109 Lambeth Road, London SE1, in order to thank Emergency Service workers for their work and support in advance of the State Funeral of The late Queen Elizabeth II and were received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa), the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (Sir Mark Rowley) and the Rt Hon Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London).

His Majesty and His Royal Highness afterwards met members of the public queueing to pay their respects to Her late Majesty.

The King and The Queen Consort gave a Luncheon at Buckingham Palace this afternoon for Governors-General at which The Prince and Princess of Wales, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy were present.

Afterwards the Rt Hon Justin Trudeau MP (Prime Minister of Canada) was received in audience by His Majesty.

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP (Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia) and Mrs Jodie Haydon were received by The King.

The Rt Hon Philip Davis MP (Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas) was received in audience by His Majesty.

The Prime Minister of Jamaica and Mrs Holness were received by The King.

The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern MP (Prime Minister of New Zealand) and Mr Clark Gayford were received by His Majesty.

Later The President of the United Arab Emirates spoke to The King via telephone.

The King of the Ashanti spoke to His Majesty via telephone.

The President of the Republic of Ghana spoke to The King via telephone.

The Hon Sheikh Hasina MP (Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh) spoke to His Majesty via telephone.

The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt spoke to The King via telephone.

The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Sussex, Princess Beatrice, Mrs Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Eugenie, Mrs Jack Brooksbank, Mr Peter Phillips, Mrs Michael Tindall, the Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn Mounted Vigil at the Coffin of Her late Majesty this evening as it Lay in State in Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex were present.

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Daily Record: September 16th, 2022

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Buckingham Palace

The King and The Queen Consort this morning attended a Service of Prayer and Reflection for the Life of The late Queen in Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff, and were received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan (Mrs Morfudd Meredith), the Archbishop of Wales, the Bishop of Llandaff (the Right Reverend June Osborne), the Acting Dean of Llandaff Cathedral (the Venerable Michael Komor) and the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of Cardiff (Councillor Graham Hinchey).

Afterwards Their Majesties met schoolchildren and members of the public on Llandaff Green.

The King and The Queen Consort this afternoon drove to the Senedd Cymru — Welsh Parliament, Pierhead Street, Cardiff, and were received by the Presiding Officer for the Senedd (Ms Elin Jones, MS) and the First Minister of Wales (the Rt Hon Mark Drakeford, MS).

Their Majesties entered the Siambr/Chamber where the First Minister of Wales read a Motion of Condolence from the Members of Senedd Cymru — Welsh Parliament to which The King was graciously pleased to make reply.

Afterwards The King and The Queen Consort met members of the Youth Parliament and Members of the Senedd.

Their Majesties subsequently undertook a walkabout outside the Senedd.

The King and The Queen Consort afterwards drove to Cardiff Castle and were received by Sir Brooke Boothby, Bt (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan).

The First Minister of Wales was received in audience by His Majesty.

The Presiding Officer for the Senedd was received by The King.

Their Majesties subsequently gave a Reception for Members of the Senedd.

The King later received Faith Leaders at Buckingham Palace.

This evening The King, accompanied by The Queen Consort, The Duke of York, The Earl of Wessex, accompanied by The Countess of Wessex, and The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, Mounted Vigil at the Coffin of Her late Majesty as it Lay in State in Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster.

Princess Beatrice, Mrs Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Princess Eugenie, Mrs Jack Brooksbank and Mr Jack Brooksbank, The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn, Mr Peter Phillips, Mr and Mrs Michael Tindall, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy, The Earl of Snowdon, Mr. Daniel and the Lady Sarah Chatto and other Members of the Royal Family were present.

Kensington Palace

The Prince and Princess of Wales this afternoon visited Army Training Centre Pirbright, Brookwood, Woking, to meet Defence Force personnel from Australia, Canada and New Zealand and were received by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey (Mr Michael More-Molyneux).

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