The King and The Queen Consort this morning arrived at York Minster, Deangate, York, and were received at the Great West Doors by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire (Mrs Johanna Ropner), the Archbishop of York (the Most Reverend and Rt Hon Stephen Cottrell) and the Dean (the Very Reverend Dominic Barrington).
Their Majesties attended the Maundy Service at which The King distributed the Royal Maundy.
The Right Reverend Dr John Inge (Lord High Almoner) and the Reverend Canon Paul Wright (Sub-Almoner) were present.
The King’s Body Guard of the Yeoman of the Guard were on duty.
Their Majesties afterwards joined representatives of the Diocese, the Chapter and the Royal Almonry at a Reception in York Minster Refectory.
St James’s Palace
The Duke of Kent, Patron, this morning visited the new exhibition gallery “Conflict in Europe” at the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, London SW3, and was received by Lieutenant Colonel David Kemmis Betty (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).