The Queen this morning received Addresses from Privileged Bodies to which Her Majesty was graciously pleased to make reply. These were: the General Synod of the Church of England (the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr Rowan Williams), the University of Oxford (Chancellor, the Lord Patten of Barnes), the University of Cambridge (Chancellor, the Lord Sainsbury of Turville), the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (Moderator, the Right Reverend David Arnott), the Free Churches Group (Moderator, the Reverend Michael Heaney), the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) (Clerk and Chair of Trustees, Quaker Social Action, Joycelin Dawes), the Corporation of the City of London (the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, Alderman David Wootton), the Corporation of the City of Edinburgh (Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost, Councillor George Grubb), the University of Edinburgh (Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea), the University of London (Vice-Chancellor, Professor Geoffrey Crossick), the University of St. Andrews (Chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Sir Menzies Campbell MP), the University of Glasgow (Chancellor, Sir Kenneth Calman), the University of Aberdeen (Chancellor, the Lord Wilson of Tillyorn KT), the Royal Society (President, Sir Paul Nurse), the Greater London Authority (Mayor of London, Mr Boris Johnson), the Royal Academy of Arts (President, Mr Christopher Le Brun), the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Anglo-Jewish Association (President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Mr. Vivian Wineman), the Governor and Company of the Bank of England (Governor, Professor Sir Mervyn King), the Lieutenancy of the City of London (Chairman of the Standing Committee, Major Sir Paul Newall), the Dean and Chapter of Westminster (Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall), the Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral (Canon Precentor, Canon in Residence, the Reverend Canon Michael Hampel), the Corporation of the City of Westminster (the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, Councillor Susie Burbidge), the Corporation of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Councillor Asghar Majeed), the Dean and Canons of St George’s Chapel, Windsor (Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner), the Royal County of Berkshire (Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant, the Hon Mrs. Bayliss), the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales (Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Reverend Archbishop Vincent Nichols) and the Military Knights of Windsor (Governor, Major General Sir Michael Hobbs).
The Deputations were introduced into Her Majesty’s presence by the Earl Peel (Lord Chamberlain).
The Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was on duty.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh afterwards held a Reception for the Privileged Bodies.
The Rt Hon David Cameron MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of Her Majesty this evening.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron and Life Member, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, this afternoon attended a Luncheon at Brooks’s, London SW1.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by The Duke of Gloucester at the State Funeral of The King of Tonga (King George Tupou V) which was held at Mala’ekula Royal Tombs, Nuku’Alofa, Tonga, this afternoon.
The Prince of Wales, accompanied by The Crown Prince of Denmark, this morning visited Gyldenrisparken Housing Estate, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Their Royal Highnesses afterwards visited Avedøre Power Station, Copenhagen.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this afternoon visited VIA University College, Horsens.
Their Royal Highnesses later visited Barritskov Farm, Barrit.
The Duchess of Cornwall, accompanied by The Crown Princess of Denmark, this morning visited the film set of a Danish television series in Copenhagen.
Her Royal Highness, President, the National Osteoporosis Society, accompanied by The Crown Princess, afterwards visited the Centre of Clinical and Basic Research, Osteoporosis Research Institute, Ballerup.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this evening arrived at Royal Air Force Brize Norton from Denmark.
Mr Clive Alderton, Mrs Amanda MacManus, Miss Eva Omaghomi, Miss Laura McCleary and Major Peter Flynn were in attendance.
The Duke of York this morning visited Herringthorpe Infants School, Rotherham, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire (Mr David Moody).
His Royal Highness afterwards visited Rotherham College of Arts and Technology, Wentworth Building, Town Centre Campus, Eastwood Lane, Rotherham.
The Duke of York this afternoon opened Hytera Communications (UK) Company Limited, 939 Yeovil Road, Slough, and was received by Mr Roderick Watson (Deputy Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire).
The Earl of Wessex, Honorary Liveryman, the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, this morning attended the Court of Assistants and Golden Lecture on “The Circus in the Desert: Christian Faith in Contemporary London” at Haberdashers’ Hall, 18 West Smithfield, London EC1.
His Royal Highness this evening attended a Dinner at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, 71 Pall Mall, London SW1, to celebrate the Club’s Fortieth Anniversary.
The Countess of Wessex, Patron, this afternoon visited Caring for Life, Crag House Farm, Crag Hill, Cookridge, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire (Dr Ingrid Roscoe).
Her Royal Highness later visited Hepworth Art Gallery, 1 Wentworth Terrace, Wakefield.
The Countess of Wessex, President, Breast Cancer Haven Guardians, this evening attended a Dinner in Ripley and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire (the Lord Crathorne).
The Princess Royal, Honorary Fellow, the Royal Society of Medicine, this morning attended a Global Health Conference at 1 Wimpole Street, London W1.
Her Royal Highness, Patron, the Wellington Trust, this afternoon visited “The Merchant Navy in the Falklands Campaign” exhibition onboard HQS Wellington, Victoria Embankment, London WC2.
The Princess Royal, President, Animal Health Trust, later held a Fellowship Reception at Buckingham Palace.
Her Royal Highness, President, Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, this evening attended a Fellows’ Evening at Imperial College, 170 Queen’s Gate, London SW7.
The Duchess of Gloucester, representing The Duke of Gloucester, Deputy Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Logistic Corps, this afternoon inspected the 8 Regiment Disbandment Parade at York Barracks, Munster, Germany.
Miss Lucinda Hanbury was in attendance.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, President, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, this morning attended an Award Ceremony at St James’s Palace.
His Royal Highness, President, this afternoon attended a Lecture entitled “Between the Past and the Future: the Challenges and Responsibilities of Negotiating Peace” at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, Whitehall, London SW1.
The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, United Grand Lodge of England, this evening attended a Presentation Evening at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2.