Daily Record: October 19th, 2021

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His Excellency Mr Hajime Hayashi was received in audience by The Queen today via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Japan to the Court of St James’s.

Mrs Hayashi was also received by Her Majesty.

His Excellency Mr João Vale de Almeida was received in audience by The Queen via video link and presented his Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the European Union to the Court of St James’s. Mrs Ana Jara de Carvalho was also received by Her Majesty.

The Queen this evening held a Reception at Windsor Castle to mark the Global Investment Summit.

The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Prince Michael of Kent, with the Lord Frederick Windsor, were present.

Clarence House

The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon attended the Oldie of the Year Lunch, the Savoy, Strand, London WC2, and was received by Mr Stuart Shilson (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning received Mr William Gates (Founding Partner, Breakthrough Energy).

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this afternoon held a Reception in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace to mark the unveiling of the Statue of Diana, Princess of Wales.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, Forward Trust, this morning attended the launch of the Taking Action on Addiction Campaign at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 195 Piccadilly, London W1.

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.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Patron, Minchinhampton Centre for the Elderly, this morning visited Horsfall House, 42 Windmill Road, Minchinhampton, Stroud, and was received by Mrs Jane Jenner-Fust (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire).

Her Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Corps of Signals, this afternoon visited 11th Signal and West Midlands Brigade during a training exercise on Salisbury Plain Training Area, Wiltshire.

The Princess Royal, Patron, the Not Forgotten Association, this evening attended a Reception to mark the Charity’s Centenary at the House of Lords, London SW1.

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Daily Record: October 18th, 2021

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Dame Cynthia Kiro had an audience with The Queen this evening via video link upon her appointment as Governor-General of New Zealand.

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Daily Record: October 17th, 2021

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patrons, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon attended the Earthshot Prize Awards London 2021 at Alexandra Palace, London N22.

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Daily Record: October 16th, 2021

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The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Patron, Cathedral Music Trust’s Diamond Fund for Choristers, this evening attended a Reception followed by a Concert in Coventry Cathedral and was received by Professor Helen Higson (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of West Midlands).

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Daily Record: October 15th, 2021

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The Queen was represented by the Rt Hon Sir John Major KG at the Memorial Service for the Lord Ashburton KG which was held in Winchester Cathedral today.

Her Majesty was represented by the Hon Mary Morrison (Lady in Waiting) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lady Moyra Campbell (Maid of Honour at The Queen’s Coronation and Extra Lady in Waiting to Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy) which was held in the Cathedral Church of St Anne, Belfast, this afternoon.

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The Princess Royal, Guardian, the Chaffinch Trust, this morning attended a Management Team Meeting at Hospitalfield House, Westway, Arbroath, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Angus (Mrs Patricia Sawers).

Her Royal Highness today visited the Scottish Fisheries Museum, St Ayles, Harbourhead, Anstruther, on the occasion of their Fiftieth Anniversary and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Fife (Mr Robert Balfour).

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, British Society of Soil Science, this morning received Dr Bruce Lascelles (President), Mrs Sarah Garry (Executive Officer) and Dr Jacqueline Hannam (President Elect).

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Daily Record: October 14th, 2021

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The Queen arrived at Cardiff Central Railway Station this morning and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan (Mrs Morfudd Meredith), the Secretary of State for Wales (the Rt Hon Simon Hart, MP), and the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of Cardiff (Councillor Roderick McKerlich).

Her Majesty was received with a Gun Salute fired at Cardiff Pierhead by 104 Regiment, Royal Artillery.

The Queen drove to Senedd Cymru — Welsh Parliament to attend the Opening Ceremony of the Senedd and was received by Sir Brooke Boothby, Bt (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan), the Presiding Officer for the Senedd (Ms Elin Jones, MS) and the First Minister of Wales (the Rt Hon Mark Drakeford, MS).

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall received The Queen inside the Senedd.

A Guard of Honour was found beside the Senedd by the Royal Navy with the Band of the Royal Marines.

Her Majesty and Their Royal Highnesses entered the Siambr/Chamber where the Presiding Officer welcomed The Queen and Her Majesty addressed the Members of Senedd Cymru — Welsh Parliament and signed a Commemorative Parchment, and the First Minister replied.

Afterwards The Queen, escorted by the Presiding Officer, and The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, escorted by the First Minister and Mr David Rees, MS (Deputy Presiding Officer), met members of the first Youth Parliament and Members of the Senedd.

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The Earl of Wessex this morning met local business men and women and market stall holders at Northgate Street, Chester, regarding post-Covid-19 recovery and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire (Lady Redmond).

His Royal Highness afterwards attended a Reception at the Town Hall, Chester.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal this morning visited Chalmers Hospital and Macduff Medical Practice, Fife Street, Banff, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Banffshire (Mr Andrew Simpson).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Citizens Advice Scotland, afterwards opened the North West Aberdeenshire Citizens Advice Bureau Macduff Branch, Church Cottage, Church Street, Macduff, Banffshire.

The Princess Royal this afternoon visited Aberchirder and District Men’s Sheds, Market Street, Aberchirder, Huntly, Banffshire.

Her Royal Highness later opened a new extension at Ringlink (Scotland) Limited, Cargill Centre, Aberdeen Road, Laurencekirk, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Kincardineshire (Mr Alastair Macphie).

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Oriental Ceramic Society, this afternoon visited the “Collectors, Curators, Connoisseurs: A Century of the Oriental Ceramic Society” exhibition at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1.

His Royal Highness, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, afterwards attended the official launch of the Tissue Donor Awards at the Priory Church of St John, St John’s Square, London EC1.

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Daily Record: October 13th, 2021

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Dame Imogen Cooper was received by The Queen at Buckingham Palace today when Her Majesty presented her with the 2019 Queen’s Medal for Music.

Ms Judith Weir (Master of The Queen’s Music) was present.

Sir Thomas Woodcock was received by The Queen at Buckingham Palace this afternoon upon relinquishing his appointments as Garter Principal King of Arms and Genealogist of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath and delivered up to The Queen the Insignia of the Offices 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.

Mr David White was received by The Queen upon his appointment as Garter Principal King of Arms and Genealogist of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath when Her Majesty handed to him the Insignia of the Offices.

Mr Peter Hill was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

The Queen was represented by Mr Timothy Knox (Director, Royal Collection Trust) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Hon Lady Roberts (formerly Librarian and Curator of the Print Room, Royal Library, Windsor) which was held in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, this afternoon.

Kensington Palace

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patrons, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon joined a Generation Earthshot Event at the Nash Conservatory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, and were received by Colonel Jane Davis (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London).

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex this afternoon met front-line staff of the emergency services involved in the Covid-19 response at the Headquarters of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, Sadler Road, Winsford, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire (Lady Redmond).

His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this evening attended a Dinner at Bolesworth Castle, Tattenhall, Chester.

The Countess of Wessex, Colonel-in-Chief, Royal Corps of Army Music, this morning visited the Royal Military School of Music at Gibraltar Barracks, Minley, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire (Mr Nigel Atkinson).

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The Princess Royal this afternoon met key workers at the Tolbooth, 82B High Street, Forres, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Moray (Major General the Hon Seymour Monro).

Her Royal Highness later visited AJ Engineering and Construction Services Limited, 25 West Road, Greshop Industrial Estate, Forres.

The Princess Royal subsequently visited Moray Inshore Rescue Organisation, the Boatyard, Findhorn, Forres.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester, Vice Patron, National Churches Trust, this afternoon received Mr Luke March (Chairman).

His Royal Highness, Patron, the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers, and The Duchess of Gloucester this evening attended a Reception at the Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall, London SW1.

The Duchess of Gloucester was present at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Hon Lady Roberts (formerly Librarian and Curator of the Print Room, Royal Library, Windsor) which was held in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, this afternoon.

St James’s Palace

Princess Alexandra was present at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Hon Lady Roberts (formerly Librarian and Curator of the Print Room, Royal Library, Windsor) which was held in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, this afternoon.

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Daily Record: October 12th, 2021

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The Queen, Patron, accompanied by The Princess Royal, this morning attended a Service of Thanksgiving to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion at Westminster Abbey, London SW1, and was received at Poets’ Corner Door by the Dean of Westminster (the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle), the Venerable David Stanton (Sub-Dean and Canon Treasurer of Westminster) and the National President of the Royal British Legion (Lieutenant General James Bashall).

The Princess Royal, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this afternoon.

Clarence House

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this morning held a Meeting for the Sustainable Markets Initiative via video link.

His Royal Highness, Patron, Atlantic Salmon Trust, afterwards held a Meeting.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon received Mr Michael Bloomberg (United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions).

His Royal Highness, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this evening held a Meeting via video link with the Founding Partners of the Earthshot Prize.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this morning held an Early Years Meeting.

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this morning attended a Meeting at Legal and General Group, 1 Coleman Street, London EC2.

His Royal Highness, President, Sport and Recreation Alliance, later attended the Annual General Meeting at Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.

The Earl of Wessex, Patron, British Paralympic Association, this afternoon held a Lunch at St James’s Palace.

The Countess of Wessex, President, the Shire Horse Society, this morning attended a Meeting via video link.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, President of the Board of Trustees, Imperial War Museums, this morning attended a private view of the new Holocaust and Second World War Galleries at Imperial War Museum London, Lambeth Road, London SE1, and was received by Colonel Simon Duckworth (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

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Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron, Alzheimer’s Society, this afternoon received Mr Jeremy Hughes upon relinquishing his appointment as Chief Executive Officer.

Her Royal Highness, Royal Colonel, 3rd Battalion The Rifles, received Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Boardman upon assuming the appointment of Commanding Officer.

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Daily Record: October 11th, 2021

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The Earl of Wessex, Master, the Worshipful Company of Fuellers, this afternoon attended the Installation Court at Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge, London EC4.

His Royal Highness, Master, the Worshipful Company of Fuellers, this evening attended a Dinner at Fishmongers’ Hall.

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Princess Alexandra was present at the Funeral of the Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox (Lady-in-Waiting to Her Royal Highness) which was held in Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex, this afternoon.

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Daily Record: October 10th, 2021

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