Hello-hello, and welcome to an unexpected post about an engagement in Windsor today for the Prince and Princess of Wales.
I was surprised to hear the news of the incident, knowing that the official mourning period for the family was going on the following Monday.
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But the Prince and Princess wanted to thank all the people who worked at Monday’s Commemorative Service for Her Majesty and helped with the huge crowds in the area.
Below, a video of the couple as they arrive at the Guildhall in Windsor
The Prince and Princess of Wales thanked staff and volunteers involved in the Queen’s committed service at Windsor Castle as part of their first public visit since Her Majesty’s funeral. #7 News pic.twitter.com/NaOpTIjWqS
— 7NEWS Australia (@7NewsAustralia) September 22, 2022
The pair spoke to some of the people who played such an important behind-the-scenes role helping with both the procession and the service at St George’s Chapel.
Some might think the Duchess of Cambridge was supposed to attend an event with Roger Federer and others. Laver the cup Players today; His participation was canceled in the wake of the Queen’s death.
Prince William was in New York yesterday for an Earthshot Prize Summit; He recorded a message that was played in his absence. from of the Daily Mail Coverage:
Buckingham Palace said a small number of engagements will be held during the royal mourning period to thank those involved in HM Queen Elizabeth’s funeral and associated ceremonies, and to recognize service to King and country by those deployed overseas.
Another member of the royal family, Princess Anne, was also engaged in an engagement with those involved in Monday’s event. In his role as Commodore-in-Chief Portsmouth, he met Royal Navy personnel who attended the funeral procession.
He spoke to some of the sailors who dragged his majesty’s coffin into Monday’s procession.
Returning to the Windsor engagement, we learn more of the mirror Piece by Russell Myers.
The Prince and Princess arranged to meet dozens of people responsible for Berkshire’s major public operations, from the person who arranged the portable toilets to the flower movers and organized bin collections.
Officials say more than 100,000 people visited Windsor on Monday.
I think we all remember that huge crowd.
from Yahoo’s The story of Maria Puente.
William and Kate were there to pay their respects to the army of behind-the-scenes people who helped make the beloved and long-reigning Queen’s historic funeral a moving and grand finale.
Among the volunteers on hand were those who supported the huge crowds that greeted the Queen’s funeral cortege as it arrived in Windsor, 25 miles from London, and lined the Long Walk on its way to the castle.
Officials said more than 900 stewards and 90 ambassadors were on hand to assist visitors on Monday.
Kate Manse’s Daily Mail Report, “The Prince of Wales told volunteers and staff who assisted at the Windsor engagement that the royal saw five rainbows over Balmoral shortly after his grandmother died. The Princess of Wales added: ‘Her Majesty looked down on us.’
from of the Daily Mail Coverage:
Vice Lord Lieutenant Graham Barker and Windsor Council’s chief royal funeral planner introduced the Prince and Princess of Wales’ staff and volunteers who supported the cross-sector crowd that attended the Queen’s memorial service.
This included St John’s Ambulance, transport staff, council staff, stewards, infrastructure organizers and logistics teams, who carried out tasks such as interrupting and making announcements over the speaker system to the crowd.
Kate spoke of seeing barriers ‘back and forth from the school run’ along all infrastructure such as roads.
from of the Telegraph Story:
The Duchess asked if many people in the crowd were local, to which the ambassadors told her that people in the crowd came from all over the world.
“It was amazing how many people wanted to come and pay their respects,” he said.
William can be heard asking: “How hard was Monday? How challenging was it?”
He later said: “It’s been a busy couple of days but you’ve been working long hours too, so thank you very much.”
Here is a short video of Emily Nash hello.
William and Kate arrived at Windsor Guildhall to meet the “unsung heroes” of the day, including those who managed the crowds, signage, floral tributes and toilet facilities: pic.twitter.com/QHTyOlncEb
— Emily Nash (@emynash) September 22, 2022
The pair expressed their gratitude for the efforts of many people.
Rebecca English reports,” William added: ‘Seeing the flowers was really moving. ‘It’s the things you don’t expect that get you. Paddington pretty much choked me up.’
Ten days ago, the young woman brought Paddington and a corgi as she waited to watch Queen Elizabeth’s coffin being carried from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh.
We are back of the mirror story.
He went on to joke that there had been a “bit of a competition” between corgis and Paddington for which one was now associated with the Queen, suggesting he would be Team Corgi if pressed to choose.
“Corgis and Paddington were competing, dueling!” she said. “Paddington is a new addition; corgis have been there a long time.”
William said he was overwhelmed by the public tribute but said it was the sight of Paddington in flowers that made him struggle to keep his composure.
Below, the Prince and Princess look at cards, flowers and other items brought to the public estate at Sandringham on Thursday.
And one more part of the mirror Article
“It was really moving to see the flowers,” William said. “We had a good look. It was the depth of the flower, not only here, but also at Sandringham. It was really moving.
“We tried to read as much as possible [of messages with the flowers] But some essays were like, it was unbelievable. Children were very special to me.
Kensington Palace posted a video about today’s engagement.
Thank you to everyone who worked tirelessly to ensure that everyone who came to Windsor had a safe and positive experience over the past two weeks.
Had the pleasure of meeting a small number of staff and volunteers today. We are very grateful for all your efforts. pic.twitter.com/jrkSSrimg4
— The Prince and Princess of Wales (@KensingtonRoyal) September 22, 2022
Also today, there are memorial services for the Queen in several locales, including the Australian National Memorial Service at Parliament House in Canberra.
Below, British Ambassador to the United States, Karen Pearce, speaks during today’s “Thanksgiving Service for the Life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II” at the National Cathedral in Washington.
On Monday, a national day of mourning, there was a parade and a memorial service in downtown Ottawa.
Now see what Kate wore for today’s engagement.
She brought back the Dolce & Gabbana collarless long coat. The dress is made from a silk/wool blend and features a round neckline, fitted bodice, pleated waist and front pocket flap.
Most recently we saw the coat in April 2021 for visiting RAF cadets in London. The Princess first wore the coat for Remembrance Sunday 2017.
As best as I can tell, it looks like the princess was wearing her Gianvito Rossi 105 black suede pumps.
Her hair was down, and she appeared to be wearing her Anoshka Pearl Drops ($480, on sale at Liberty) with Kiki McDonough hoops.
The Royal Family Channel offers about six minutes of coverage in this video.