Her Excellency Ms Linda Scott was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Namibia in London.
His Excellency Dr John Gosiamemang Ndebele Seakgosing was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Botswana in London.
Mrs Seakgosing was also received by Her Majesty.
Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.
Sir Jeremy Greenstock was received by The Queen upon relinquishing his appointment as King of Arms of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George and delivered up to Her Majesty the Insignia of Office.
The Baroness Ashton of Upholland was received by The Queen when Her Majesty handed to her the Insignia of Office upon her appointment as King of Arms of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by The Duke of York at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Duchess of Abercorn which was held in the Cathedral Church of St Anne, Belfast, this afternoon.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were represented by the Earl of Caledon.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex were represented by the Viscount Brookeborough KG.
The Princess Royal was represented by Leonora, Countess of Lichfield.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were represented by Mr William Montgomery.
The Duke and Duchess of Kent were represented by Mr Noel Lamb.
Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy was represented by the Lord O’Neill.
The Duke of Sussex this morning attended the International Cricket Council World Cup Opening Match between England and South Africa at the Oval, Kennington, London SE11, and was received by Mrs Rosemary Prescott (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).
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The Princess Royal today carried out engagements in Estonia.
Her Royal Highness called upon The President of the Republic of Estonia at Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn.
The Princess Royal afterwards laid wreaths at the Estonian War Memorial and the Commonwealth War Graves at the Defence Forces Cemetery of Tallinn, Filtri tee 14, Tallinn.
Her Royal Highness subsequently held an Investiture at the residence of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia.
The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief, today visited The King’s Royal Hussars at Tapa Military Base.
Her Royal Highness this evening arrived at Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire, from Estonia.
Captain Russell Bond was in attendance.
The Duke of Gloucester this morning officially opened the restored East Wing at Highcliffe Castle, Rothesay Drive, Highcliffe, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset (Mr Angus Campbell).
His Royal Highness afterwards opened the restored Zig-Zag Path at Highcliffe Castle.
The Duke of Gloucester this afternoon opened the renovated Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum, High West Street, Dorchester.
His Royal Highness later visited Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester.
The Duke of Gloucester afterwards unveiled a commemorative plaque to Captain Gerald O’Sullivan VC at Rowan House, Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester.
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The Duke of Kent this afternoon visited TF and JH Braime (Holdings) plc, Hunslet Road, Leeds, on the occasion of its One Hundred and Thirtieth Anniversary and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire (Mr Edmund Anderson).
His Royal Highness, Patron, Opera North, this evening attended a performance of Aida at Leeds Town Hall.
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Princess Alexandra, President, Royal Humane Society, today attended the Annual General Court at Haberdashers’ Hall, 18 West Smithfield, London EC1.