Daily Record: May 27th, 2015


Buckingham Palace

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, travelled in State to the Palace of Westminster today to open the Session of Parliament.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness drove in a Carriage Procession, escorted by a Sovereign’s Escort of The Household Cavalry, under the command of Major Warren Douglas, The Life Guards, and were received at the Sovereign’s Entrance by the Earl Marshal and the Lord Great Chamberlain.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall drove in a Carriage Procession, escorted by a Travelling Escort of the Household Cavalry, under the command of Major Simon Lukas, The Blues and Royals.

Guards of Honour were mounted at Buckingham Palace by The Queen’s Guard found by 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, under the command of Captain Andrew Dunlop and at the Palace of Westminster by 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, under the command of Major Andrew Seddon.

A staircase party of The Household Cavalry was on duty at Victoria Tower, House of Lords, under the command of Captain Harry Boyt.

Royal Salutes were fired in Green Park by The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, under the command of Major Robert Skeggs, and from the Tower of London Saluting Battery by the Honourable Artillery Company, under the command of Major David Daniel.

The Imperial State Crown, the Cap of Maintenance and the Sword of State were conveyed previously to the House of Lords in a Carriage Procession, escorted by a Regalia Escort of the Household Cavalry.

Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms was on duty in the Prince’s Chamber and the Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard.

The Queen’s Bargemaster and Watermen were on duty.

The Ladies and Gentlemen of the Household and the Pages of Honour to The Queen (Hugo Bertie, Lachlan Legge-Bourke, Marquess of Lorne and the Hon. Augustus Stanhope) were in attendance at the Palace of Westminster.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness returned to Buckingham Palace and were received by the Lord Chamberlain and the Vice-Chamberlain of the Household.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel-in-Chief, Intelligence Corps, this evening attended the Seventy Fifth Anniversary Dinner at Painters’ Hall, 9 Little Trinity Lane, London EC4.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales, President, Business in the Community, this afternoon held a Meeting.

His Royal Highness later attended a Business Schools’ Meeting at London Business School, Sussex Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1.

The Prince of Wales this evening held a Business Schools’ Reception at Clarence House.

The Duchess of Cornwall, President, United Kingdom Vineyards Association, this afternoon received Mr. Paul Langham upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman and Mr. Samuel Lindo upon assuming the appointment.

Her Royal Highness, Honorary Liveryman, this evening attended a Reception given by the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers at Plaisterers’ Hall, One London Wall, London EC2.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York this evening attended a Business Schools’ Reception held by The Prince of Wales at Clarence House.

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, Gold Stick, was present today at the opening of the Session of Parliament by The Queen.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Livability, this afternoon opened Ashley Place residential home, Kings Parade, Bognor Regis, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex (Mrs Susan Pyper).

The Princess Royal, Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, this evening attended the Younger Brethren’s Dinner, Trinity House, Trinity Square, London EC3.

Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Gloucester, Protector, the Anglo-Danish Society’s Scholarship Programme, this evening attended a Reception at the Residence of the Danish Ambassador in London.

Buckingham Palace

Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron, Oxford Philomusica Trust, this evening held a Concert and Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

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