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BALMORAL CASTLE September 13th

Mr Peter Troughton was received by The Queen this evening when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

CLARENCE HOUSE September 14th

The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay this afternoon held a Meeting for the Sustainabl­e Markets Initiative via video link.


The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, NHS Charities Together, this evening attended the Who Cares Wins Awards at the Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1.

ST JAMES’S PALACE September 14th

The Countess of Wessex, Global Ambassador, Internatio­nal Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, this evening attended a Reception for the Orbis Surgical Fund at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2.

ST JAMES’S PALACE September 14th

The Princess Royal this morning opened the Paediatric Emergency Department at Northampto­n General Hospital, Northampto­n General Hospital NHS Trust, Cliftonvil­le, Northampto­n, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-lieutenant of Northampto­nshire (Mr James Saunders Watson). Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Northgate School Arts College, Harborough Road, Kingsthorp­e, Northampto­n, and was received by Mr James Lowther (Vice Lord-lieutenant of Northampto­nshire). The Princess Royal later visited the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisati­on, Weston Favell Parish Hall, Booth Lane South, Northampto­n, to mark its Twenty Fifth Anniversar­y and the Fifth Anniversar­y of the Chai and Chat Ladies Group.


The Duke of Gloucester this morning officially opened the Hold, Suffolk Archive Centre, 131 Fore Street, Ipswich, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-lieutenant of Suffolk (Clare, Countess of Euston). His Royal Highness this afternoon visited the University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich. The Duke of Gloucester afterwards visited Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

ST JAMES’S PALACE September 14th

The Duke of Kent, President, the Army and Navy Club, this evening attended a Reception at 36-39, Pall Mall, London SW1, to welcome new members from the former Naval Club. For more details about the Royal Family, visit the Royal website at Today’s birthdays The Duke of Sussex is 37. Sir James Tidmarsh, Lord-lieutenant for Bristol, 1996-2007, 89; Prof Sir Brian Fender, Chief Executive, Higher Education Funding Council for England, 1995-2001, 87; Sir Konrad Schiemann, a Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union, 2004-12, 84; Mr George Walden, writer; former Conservati­ve MP, 82; Sir Mark Moody-stuart, Director, Shell Transport and Trading Company, 1991-2005; Chairman, 1997-2001, 81; Lord Harris of Peckham, company chairman, 79; Mr Oliver Stone, actor, screenwrit­er and director, 75; Sir Michael Lyons, Chairman, BBC Trust, 2007-11, 72; the Very Rev Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, 67; Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary, National Education Union; President, TUC, 2016-17, 62; Mr Timothy Byramwigfi­eld, Director of Music, All Saints, Margaret St, London, 2013-18; Director of Music, St George’s Chapel, Windsor, 2004-13, 58; the Earl of Swinton 51; Mr Peter Wilson, former sport shooter; Olympic gold medallist, men’s double trap, London 2012, 35; and Mr Constantin­e Louloudis, rower; Olympic gold medallist, men’s coxless four, Rio 2016, and bronze medallist, men’s eight, London 2012, 30. Today is the anniversar­y of the death of Mr William Huskisson, the first person to be killed in a railway accident, in 1830.

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