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The Duke of Kent watches Cenotaph service alongside Princess Alexandra with an Equerry laying a wreath on his behalf

The Duke of Kent has stepped back from his Remembrance Sunday duties, instead opting to watch the service from the Foreign Office balcony. The 86-year-old Duke, who is known to be unsteady on his feet, made the decision to watch the parade this year rather than directly taking part. An Equerry laid a wreath at the base of the Cenotaph on his behalf. The Duke watched on from the balcony of…
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The Duke of Kent's year in photos

The Duke of Kent turns 86 today. From the age of six, when he inherited his father’s dukedom, Edward has been poised for a life of royal duty and military service. He has represented his cousin, The Queen, for over 50 years, and has focused his royal career on areas related to sport, engineering, industry, and military activities, including commemoration of those lost in war. Though he…
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The Queen's Green Canopy Garden Opens at Chelsea

The Queen’s Green Canopy is one of several big projects for The Platinum Jubilee in 2021. Originally announced in May 2021, the Queen’s Green Canopy Garden was officially launched on Monday, 20 September, at the RHS Chelsea. Dame Judi Dench, a Queen’s Green Canopy Ambassador, officially launched The Queen’s Green Canopy Garden at the RHS Chelsea. The flower show is…
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Chaplain reads out The Queen's good wishes as she misses military event

The Queen has sent her “warmest good wishes” from Balmoral to those attending a service marking the 50th anniversary of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. The monarch was due to travel by helicopter to the event on the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh on Friday. However, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday night The Queen would no longer attend due to a bad weather…
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