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Queen Elizabeth II will not be carrying out the annual service for the Order of the Garter this year

Queen Elizabeth II will not be carrying out the annual service for the Order of the Garter this year

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
The Queen cancels an important annual engagement at Windsor Castle The Order of the Garter has been cancelled due to a schedule conflict. Queen Elizabeth II will not be carrying out the annual service for the Order of the Garter this year, owing to a schedule conflict. It’s the first time the important event, which takes place at Windsor Castle every June, has been cancelled since 1984. The engagement typically sees Her Majesty lead plumed knights, including her grandson Prince William. A statement from Buckingham Palace explained that the Queen will instead attend the State Opening of Parliament to show her "support of the parliamentary and constitutional process.” “As a result, the annual service for the Order of the Garter, which had been due to take place on 19th June,
Congratulation to Prince Charles on emerging news about Camilla will be The Queen

Congratulation to Prince Charles on emerging news about Camilla will be The Queen

Prince Charles, Royality
Camilla will be Queen one day, constitutional expert says It has been suggested the Duchess of Cornwall would rather be Princess Consort, but Prince Charles has different succession ideas. As Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall mark their 12th wedding anniversary, a constitutional expert has told Sky News that Camilla will be Queen one day - even if the public doesn't like the idea. There has been growing interest in what will happen at the time of succession when Prince Charles becomes King, including what title Camilla would be given. But Lord Norton of Louth, a peer in the House of Lords and professor at the University of Hull, says the constitutional position is very clear. He said: "Upon the death of the Queen, Charles automatically becomes King - that is it. H...
Dig out your CV – because the Monarchy is advertising for a £16,755-a-year job Anyone can apply

Dig out your CV – because the Monarchy is advertising for a £16,755-a-year job Anyone can apply

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
The Queen offers rare job in Buckingham Palace – and ANYONE can apply Fancy living in Buckingham Palace and getting paid a wedge to work for The Queen? Dig out your CV – because the Monarchy is advertising for a £16,755-a-year housekeeper to tend to the priceless heirlooms of Her Majesty. Whoever lands the job will be expected to keep “items from carpets and furniture to historic vases and irreplaceable paintings” squeaky clean. Manners are presumably also a must as you’ll likely cross paths with Elizabeth II and the Royal Family on a regular basis. Although the salary is relatively modest, the successful applicant will receive free meals, a generous 33 holidays a year, and accommodation at the Royal residence. However, the Royal Household ad warns that “this is no stan
The Queen appeared to be in extremely high spirits. She beamed from ear-to-ear as she arrived at the annual meeting in Sandringham

The Queen appeared to be in extremely high spirits. She beamed from ear-to-ear as she arrived at the annual meeting in Sandringham

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
The Queen looked to be back to her normal self as she attended a Women's Institute meeting on Thursday. Her Majesty, 90, had suffered from a heavy cold over the Christmas period. Carrying out her first official engagement of the year, the Queen appeared to be in extremely high spirits. She beamed from ear-to-ear as she arrived at the annual meeting in Sandringham, wearing a bright fuchsia coat. She was welcomed by Vice President Yvonne Browne at West Newton village hall before sitting down for tea and cake with fellow members. The group were joined by guest speaker, BBC presenter and historian Lucy Worsley. The Queen has attended the WI group's meetings since 1943 and took over as President from the Queen Mother, who in turn took over from Queen Mary. In the past, Vice Pres...