Order of the Garter ceremony
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh sit with the Knights and Ladies of the Garter in the Waterloo Room at Windsor Castle before a Garter Service at St George's Chapel in the castle grounds. * The Knights and Ladies, with the Officers of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, are, from left: front row: The Duke of Grafton, The King of Spain, The Queen of Denmark, The Duke of Gloucester, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Kent, Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, The Queen of the Netherlands, The King of Norway. Second row: Page of Honour The Honorable John Bowes-Lyon, Black Rod Sir Michael Willcocks, Sir Edward Heath, The Duke of Devonshire, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, The Duke of Wellington, The Chancellor Lord Carrington, Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne, Lord Bramall, Viscount Ridley, Lord Kingsdown, Baroness Thatcher, Garter Peter Gwynn-Jones, Page of Honour Lord Carnegie. Third row: Lord Inge, The Duke of Abercorn, Lord Ashburton, The Register The Dean of Windsor, Sir Edmund Hillary, The Prelate The Bishop of Winchester, Sir Timothy Coleman, The Secretary Hubert Chesshyre, Sir William Gladstone and Sir Anthony Acland.
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Queen - Commonwealth Governors
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh sit with 15 Governors-General of the Commonwealth before attending dinner to mark their first ever joint meeting hosted by the Queen at Winsor Castle, Royal Berkshire. * This is the first official duty undertaken by the Queen since the death of her Mother, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. The Governors-General from back row left to right Dame Ivy Dumont of the Bahamas, The Honorable Dame Silvia Cartwright of New Zealand, Sir Tomasi Puapua of Tuvalu, Dame Pearlette Louisy of St Lucia, Sir Charles Antrobus of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sir Silas Atopare of Papua New Guinea, The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson of Canada, The Right Reverend Doctor Peter Hollingsworth of Australia, HM Representative (not Gov.Gen.) Mr Frederick Goodwin of the Cook Islands and front row left to right Sir Clifford Husbands of Barbados, Sir Colville Young of Belize, Sir Howard Cooke of Jamaica, Queen, Duke, Sir James Carlisle of Antigua and Barbuda, Sir Cuthbert Sebastian of St Christopher and Nevis, Sir Daniel Williams of Grenada.
This time it is four-year-old Prince Edward and the pet Corgi who seem to be attracting the attention of Queen Elizabeth II, 42. The Royal Family were posing in the gardens at Frogmore, Windsor, for special birthday photographs.
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