Daily Record: March 11th, 2020

COURT CIRCULAR

Buckingham Palace

The Queen, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Welsh, today received Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Murphy upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion and Lieutenant Colonel Mark Powell upon assuming the appointment.

The Queen, Sovereign Head, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, this afternoon received Professor Mark Compton (Lord Prior).

Her Majesty held a Council at 5.30pm.

There were present: the Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP (Lord President), the Baroness Evans of Bowes Park (Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal), the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster) and the Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP (Secretary of State for Transport).

The Rt Hon Professor Andrew Burrows, the Rt Hon Sir James Dingemans, the Rt Hon Sir Stephen Phillips and the Rt Hon Sir Andrew Popplewell were sworn in as members of Her Majesty’s Privy Council.

At the Council, The Queen pricked the List of High Sheriffs for the Counties of England (other than Cornwall and those in the Duchy of Lancaster) and Wales.

After the Council, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP had an audience of The Queen when Her Majesty pricked the List of High Sheriffs for the Counties of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Mr Richard Tilbrook was in attendance as Clerk of the Council.

The Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP had an audience of The Queen before the Council.

The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of Her Majesty this evening.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince’s Trust Group, this morning received Mr Anthony Pratt (Founding and Cornerstone Patron, The Prince’s Trust Australia).

His Royal Highness afterwards held a Sustainable Markets Meeting.

The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, this afternoon held a Meeting.

His Royal Highness, President, later attended The Prince’s Trust Awards at the London Palladium, Argyll Street, London W1, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

The Duchess of Cornwall, Honorary Member, the Jockey Club, today attended the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire (Mr Edward Gillespie).

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, this afternoon held a Meeting for the Earthshot Prize.

His Royal Highness, Joint Patron, the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, afterwards received Ms Olivia Garfield (Chief Executive Officer, Severn Trent).

St James’s Palace

The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, today undertook engagements in Bristol.

His Royal Highness this morning visited Bridge Learning Campus, William Jessop Way, Hartcliffe, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol (Mrs Peaches Golding).

The Earl of Wessex this afternoon visited Merchants’ Academy, Gatehouse Avenue, Withywood.

His Royal Highness later visited Orchard School, Filton Road.

St James’s Palace

The Princess Royal, Fourth Warden, the Fishmongers’ Company, this evening attended a Court Dinner to Masters and Clerks of the Great Twelve Livery Companies at Fishmongers’ Hall, London Bridge, London EC4.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, President, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, this morning attended the Seven Hundredth Meeting of the Commission at Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London SW1.

His Royal Highness, President, this afternoon attended a Lunch at Canada House to mark the Seven Hundredth Meeting of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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