The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Queen’s Royal Lancers, today received Major General Andrew Cumming upon relinquishing his appointment as Colonel and Major General Patrick Marriott upon assuming the appointment.
Senator Noel Kinsella (Speaker of the Senate of Canada) and the Hon Andrew Scheer (Speaker of the House of Commons), were received by The Queen and presented a Loyal Address to Her Majesty on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee.
The following were received in audience by The Queen and kissed hands upon their appointment as Her Majesty’s Ambassadors: Miss Judith Farnworth (Kyrgyzstan), Mr Nicholas Cannon (Albania) and Mr. Christopher Stuart (Mongolia).
Mr Christopher Cooke, Mrs Cannon and Mrs. Stuart were also received by Her Majesty.
Mr Benedict Llewellyn-Jones was received in audience by The Queen upon his appointment as British High Commissioner to Rwanda.
Mrs Llewellyn-Jones was also received by Her Majesty.
The Duke of Edinburgh this morning received Mr. Martin Palmer (Secretary General, Alliance of Religions and Conservation).
His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, received Major General Timothy Tyler upon relinquishing his appointment as Colonel Commandant and Major General Paul Jaques upon assuming the appointment.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Honorary Member, Royal Corps of Naval Constructors, received Mr Jonathan Lyle upon relinquishing his appointment as Head and Mr Anthony Graham upon assuming the appointment.
His Royal Highness, Patron, Royal Southern Yacht Club, this afternoon held a Luncheon to mark the Club’s One Hundred and Seventy Fifth Anniversary at Buckingham Palace.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, the Federation of London Youth Clubs, later visited the Laburnum Boat Club, Laburnum Street, London E2, and Hackney Quest, 1 Poole Road, London E9, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).
The Baroness Stowell of Beeston (Baroness in Waiting) called upon The President of the Republic of Seychelles at the Royal Horse Guards Hotel, Whitehall, London, this morning and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.
The Baroness Northover (Baroness in Waiting) was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the arrival of The President of the United Republic of Tanzania and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of Her Majesty.
The Baroness Northover (Baroness in Waiting), was present at Heathrow Airport, London, this afternoon upon the arrival of The President of the Republic of Uganda and welcomed His Excellency on behalf of The Queen.
By command of Her Majesty, Mr Charles Gray (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. Anthony Johnson at 1-2 Prince Consort Road, London SW7, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as High Commissioner for Jamaica in London.
The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince’s Regeneration Trust and The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, this morning held a Board Meeting.
His Royal Highness, Patron, Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership, afterwards held a Meeting.
The Prince of Wales today received the Lord Astor of Hever (Under-Secretary of State for Defence) and Lieutenant General Simon Mayall (Defence Senior Adviser to the Middle East).
His Royal Highness this afternoon received the Rt Hon Daniel Alexander MP (Chief Secretary to the Treasury).
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The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron, the Art Room, this morning visited Rose Hill Primary School, the Oval, Oxford, and was received by was received by Mr John Harwood (Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire).
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Art Room, this afternoon visited Oxford Spires Academy, Glanville Road, Oxford.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex this morning departed from Gatwick Airport, London, for St Lucia to visit the West Indies on behalf of The Queen to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee, and later arrived at Hewanorra International Airport St Lucia.
Their Royal Highnesses this evening called upon the Governor-General of St Lucia (Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy) at Government House, Morne Fortune, Castries.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex later opened Le Pavilion Museum for the Diamond Jubilee and afterwards attended a Reception at Government House.
Brigadier John Smedley and Mrs Angus Galletley are in attendance.
The Princess Royal, Chancellor, the University of Edinburgh, this morning opened the University of Edinburgh Business School. 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh (Councillor George Grubb, the Rt Hon the Lord Provost).
Her Royal Highness later visited Corstorphine Village, Corstorphine, Edinburgh.
The Princess Royal, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening attended the Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames Annual Awards Dinner at Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge, London EC4.
The Duke of Gloucester, Patron, the Guild of the Royal Hospital of St Bartholomew, this evening attended a Reception to mark its Centenary at the Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London EC2.
The Duchess of Gloucester, President, Bridewell Royal Hospital King Edward’s School, Witley, this morning received Mr Peter Estlin (Treasurer of Bridewell Royal Hospital and Chairman of the Board of Governors, King Edward’s School, Witley) and Mr John Attwater (Headmaster).
Her Royal Highness, President, Princess Helena College, this afternoon received Dr Mary Buchanan (Chairman of the Board of Governors) and Mrs Jo-Anne Duncan (Headmistress).