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Court Circular October 15, 2014


Here's the Court Circular of the British Royal Family for October 15, 2014. Source: British Royal Family's Facebook Page.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE: His Excellency Mr. Victor Emmanuel Smith was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Ghana in London.

Mrs. Smith was also received by Her Majesty.

His Excellency Mr. Meas Kim Heng was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Kingdom of Cambodia to the Court of St. James's.

Mrs. Huot Meardey was also received by Her Majesty.

Mrs. Deborah Bronnert (Chief Operating Officer, Foreign and Commonwealth Office) was present.

Mr. Philip Barton was received in audience by The Queen this afternoon upon his appointment as British High Commissioner to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Mrs. Barton was also received by Her Majesty.

The Rt. Hon. David Cameron MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron, today attended Receptions at St. James's Palace for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

His Royal Highness, Patron, Thrombosis Research Institute, this afternoon held a Founders' Lunch at Buckingham Palace.

CLARENCE HOUSE: The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Saint Ronan's School, Water Lane, Hawkhurst, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Kent (the Viscount De L'Isle).

Her Royal Highness, President, United Kingdom Vineyards Association, this afternoon visited Chapel Down Winery, Tenterden Vineyard, Small Hythe Road, Tenterden, and was received by Lieutenant Colonel Richard Dixon (Deputy Lieutenant of Kent). .

KENSINGTON PALACE: Prince Henry of Wales, President, Invictus Games, this evening held a Dinner at Buckingham Palace.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE: The Duke of York, Chairman of the Steering Board and Patron, Nominet Trust, this morning opened the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award Live Pitching Final at Heron Tower, London EC2.

His Royal Highness, Chairman of the Steering Board and Patron, Nominet Trust, this afternoon held a Reception at Buckingham Palace to launch the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award 2015 Programme.

The Duke of York this evening held a Dinner at Windsor Castle for Children in Crisis. .

BUCKINGHAM PALACE: The Princess Royal, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Brize Norton, this morning received Group Captain Stephen Lushington upon relinquishing his appointment as Station Commander and Group Captain Simon Edwards upon assuming the appointment.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, later attended a "Young Adult Carers - Improving Access to Learning and Work" Seminar at the Tomlinson Centre, Queensbridge Road, London E8, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir David Brewer).

The Princess Royal, President, The Duke of Edinburgh's Commonwealth Study Conferences, this afternoon attended a Commonwealth Study Conference Leaders' Reception at Mansion House, London EC4.

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Voluntary Service Overseas, later received Miss Margaret Mayne upon relinquishing her appointment as Chief Executive.

The Princess Royal, President, the Mission to Seafarers Limited, and Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, subsequently attended the Annual National Service for Seafarers in St. Paul's Cathedral, London EC4.

Her Royal Highness, Master, the Corporation of Trinity House, this evening attended a Civic Reception at Guildhall, London EC2.

The Princess Royal, Liveryman, the Worshipful Company of Engineers, afterwards attended the Annual Banquet at Mansion House.

KENSINGTON PALACE: The Duke of Gloucester, Patron in Chief, Scottish Veterans' Residences, today opened Bellrock Close, Cranhill, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Glasgow (Councillor Sadie Docherty, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost).

His Royal Highness afterwards visited the Community Safety Offices, 727 London, Road, Glasgow.

The Duchess of Gloucester this morning opened the rebuilt Glebe Primary School, Sussex Road, Ickenham, Uxbridge, Middlesex, and was received by Mr. Bruce Houlder (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

Her Royal Highness, Patron, Friends of St. Paul's Cathedral, this evening attended a Recital by the Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral in aid of the St. Paul's Cathedral Chorister Trust and the Sheriffs' and Recorder's Fund, the Old Bailey, London EC4.

THATCHED HOUSE LODGE RICHMOND PARK: Princess Alexandra, Patron, Thrive, today opened a new building and garden in Battersea Park, London SW11.

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