When the Queen passed away last month, it brought to an end what was probably the most exclusive Honour of the United Kingdom, a piece of splendid insignia given to select female members of the Royal Family at the sole discretion of the Queen. With discussion about the Royal Family Order for King Charles III, it is a great opportunity to feature the Royal Family Order of Queen Elizabeth II!
Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives and Heads of State and Representatives of 121 Countries joined the British Royal Family for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19th, followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.
Ahead of the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey tomorrow, the British Royal Family hosted a Reception for visiting Heads of State and Representatives at Buckingham Palace, which is stated to be one of the largest gatherings of Heads of State in History. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, has been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week, with the Funeral at Westminster Abbey tomorrow to be followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Continue reading
The Royal Family hosted a Lunch and Reception at Buckingham Palace for the Realm Governors General of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Grenada, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, who are the Official Representatives of King Charles III in those Commonwealth Realms, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, whose coffin is currently Lying-in-State at the Palace of Westminster.
The Royal Family will follow the Coffin of Queen Elizabeth II in a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, for a Lying-in-State until the Funeral on September 20th. The Coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace, following a Lying-in-State at St Giles’ Cathedral, following a Procession from Balmoral Castle, where she passed away last week.
The Royal Family were present at multiple days of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon this week, so we are featuring them all in this article. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is widely regarded as the most prestigious. The Duchess of Cambridge is the patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Continue reading
Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Gloucester, who turns 76 today! The wife of the Queen’s cousin, the Duchess has been a hardworking member of the Royal Family for 50 years, and possesses an enormous collection of heirloom jewellery, bigger than some main royal collections, which includes this splendid Emerald Necklace! Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! The British Royal Family attended the first day of races at the Ascot Racecourse on June 18th. Royal Ascot is a permanent fixture on the British Royal Family’s June calendar. The Queen has attended all five days of the horse-racing event since 1953, though she was only present for one day in 2021 and so far not present this year. Click HERE to stay updated on our Royal Ascot coverage. Continue reading