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A special joint engagement for The Queen and Countess of Wessex

The Queen and the Countess of Wessex celebrated the lifechanging work of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust ahead of its planned closure during a reception at Buckingham Palace Tuesday evening. The charitable foundation, which was created by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 2012 to mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, had a five-year mission to help prevent avoidable blindness…
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Earl of Wessex celebrates volunteers who have changed society in Northern Ireland

Honouring the work of those making a difference in Northern Ireland was the focus of the Earl of Wessex’s last day in the country Thursday. Starting off the morning, the Earl, who is Royal Colonel of the British Army’s 2nd Battalion The Rifles (2 RIFLES) presented eight Long Service and Good Conduct Medals at Thiepval Barracks, the headquarters of the British Army in Northern…
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The Countess of Wessex in Kenya: "Gender equality is a fundamental right, but it is not yet the reality for many"

The Countess of Wessex began a two-day visit to Kenya on Thursday to attend the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting in Nairobi. Per the Commonwealth’s official website, the purpose of the meeting is to “turn the words and aspirations expressed by leaders at last year’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting into more leadership positions for women in private and public…
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The Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise attend Burghley Horse Trials

It was a mother-daughter day out Sunday as Lady Louise Windsor joined the Countess of Wessex for the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials in Stamford. The duo – both dressed in blue blazers – appeared in high spirits as they took in the annual event, which was held Thursday through Sunday. The Countess and Lady Louise watched competitors in showjumping and also walked the event…
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