Daily Record: May 24th, 2011

COURT CIRCULAR

Buckingham Palace

The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama today commenced a State Visit in London to The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall welcomed The President and Mrs. Obama on behalf of Her Majesty at Winfield House, Regent’s Park, London NW1.

The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama, accompanied by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, drove to Buckingham Palace and were met by The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.

Gun Salutes were fired in Green Park by The King’s Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, and at the Tower of London by the Honourable Artillery Company.

A Guard of Honour was provided at Buckingham Palace by 1st Battalion Scots Guards.

Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, The Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard and a Detachment of Household Cavalry were on duty.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge called upon The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama.

The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama this afternoon drove to Westminster Abbey where The President laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama afterwards visited No. 10 Downing Street and Mrs. Obama remained to Tea.

The Rt. Hon. Edward Miliband MP (Leader of the Opposition) later called upon The President at Buckingham Palace.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave a State Banquet this evening in honour of The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama at which The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy were present.

The following had the honour of being invited:

Suite of The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama:

The Hon. Louis Susman (Ambassador from the United States of America) and Mrs. Susman, the Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton (Secretary of State), the Hon. William Daley (Assistant to The President and Chief of Staff) and Ms. Bernadette Keller, the Hon. Valerie Jarrett (Assistant to The President and Senior Advisor), the Hon. David Plouffe (Assistant to The President and Senior Advisor), the Hon. Thomas Donilon (Assistant to The President and National Security Advisor), the Hon. Michael Froman (Deputy Assistant to The President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs), the Hon. Dr. Philip Gordon (Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs) and Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall (Special Assistant to The President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for European Affairs).

United States Embassy Invitations:

The Hon. Capricia Penavic Marshall (Chief of Protocol), the Hon. Benjamin Rhodes (Deputy Assistant to The President for National Security Affairs and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications), Ms. Huma Abedin (Deputy Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State), Ms. Kristin Chenoweth, Ms. Doris Kearns Goodwin and Mr. Richard Goodwin, Mr. Tom Hanks and Ms. Rita Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Roberts.

Specially attached to The President of the United States of America and Mrs. Obama:

The Lady Elton (Lady in Waiting), the Viscount Brookeborough (Lord in Waiting) and the Viscountess Brookeborough, Sir Nigel Sheinwald (Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the United States of America) and Lady Sheinwald and Major Dan Rex (Equerry in Waiting).

Diplomatic Corps:

His Excellency the High Commissioner for Canada (Mr. James Wright) and Ms. Donna Thomson, His Excellency the Ambassador from Mexico and Mrs. de Medina-Mora and His Excellency the Ambassador from the Republic of Hungary and Mrs. Márton.

The Cabinet and Government:

The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Mrs. Clarke, the Prime Minister and Mrs. Cameron, the Rt. Hon. Nicholas Clegg MP and Ms. Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, the Leader of the House of Lords and the Lady Strathclyde, the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and First Secretary of State and Mrs. Hague, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Mrs. Cable and the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Hon. Mrs. Osborne.

Special Invitations:

The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury and Mrs. Williams, the Speaker of the House of Commons and Mrs. Bercow, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Speaker and Mr. Martin Hayman, the President of the Supreme Court and the Lady Phillips of Worth Matravers, the Lord Great Chamberlain and the Marchioness of Cholmondeley, the Earl and Countess of Airlie, the Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, the Lord and Lady Levene of Portsoken, the Lord Coe and Miss Carole Annett, the Rt. Hon. Sir John Major and Dame Norma Major, the Rt. Hon. Tony Blair and Mrs. Blair, the Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown MP and Mrs. Brown, the Rt. Hon. Edward Miliband MP and Ms. Justine Thornton, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor and the Lady Mayoress, General Sir David and Lady Richards, Sir Augustine and Lady O’Donnell, General Sir Peter and Lady Wall, Sir Peter and Lady Ricketts, Sir John and Lady Sawers, Professor Sir Richard Trainor and Professor Marguerite Dupree, Sir Paul and Lady Nurse, Sir Richard and Lady Branson, Sir Martin and Lady Sorrell, Sir Christopher and Lady Gent, Sir David and Lady Brewer, Sir Ian and Lady McAllister, Sir Paul and Lady Stephenson, Sir Jonathan and Lady Cunliffe, Sir Simon and Lady Robertson, the Mayor of London (Mr. Boris Johnson) and Mrs. Marina Wheeler, Mr. Mervyn King and Mrs. Barbara Melander-King, Mr. and Mrs. Simon Fraser, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Flint, Mr. Tim Burton and Ms. Helena Bonham-Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Diamond, Dr. Frances Dow, Mr. and Mrs. Jan du Plessis, Mr. Andy Green and Miss Susan Jukes, Mr. Kevin Spacey, Mr. Carl-Henric Svanberg and Ms. Louise Julian, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Treshcow and Ms. Deborah Turness and Mr. John Toker.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Mr. Marcus O’Lone (Land Agent, Sandringham) at the Funeral of Mr. Carlo Napolitano (Royal Pigeon Loft Manager) which was held in St. Peter’s Church, Wolferton, Norfolk, this afternoon.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales this morning received Mr. Rory Stewart MP.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, this morning attended a Trustees’ Meeting at Gulliver House, Madeira Walk, Windsor, Berkshire.

The Countess of Wessex this morning visited the Gastroenterology Department at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1.

Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Gloucester, Royal Patron, the Queen’s Club, this afternoon received Mr. James Brown upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Mr. David Norman upon assuming the appointment.

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