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The Court Circular is the official record of past royal engagements . Search Court Circulars detailing engagements undertaken by all members of the Royal Family going back to 1997 in this section of the Media Centre.

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  • 15 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    His Excellency Mr. Enkhsukh Battumur was received in audience by The Queen today via video link and presented his Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Mongolia to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Ganchimeg Purevdorj was also received by Her Majesty.

    Her Excellency Mrs. Rukhshona Emomali was received in audience by The Queen via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Tajikistan to the Court of St. James's.

    Mr. Shamsullo Sakhibov was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Philip Barton (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs) was present.

    The Governor-General of Canada and Mr. Whit Fraser were invited to Tea with The Queen.

    The Princess Royal, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at Windsor Castle this morning.

    The Queen was represented by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Alexander Matheson of Matheson, Bt. (Senior Gentleman Usher to Her Majesty) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Rear Admiral Colin Cooke-Priest (Extra Gentleman Usher to The Queen and formerly Senior Gentleman Usher) which was held in Portsmouth Cathedral, Hampshire, today.

  • 14 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    Mrs. Rosemary Padfield (Deputy Lieutenant of Essex) was present at Stansted Airport, London, this evening upon the Arrival of the Governor-General of Canada and welcomed Her Excellency on behalf of The Queen.

  • 10 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    Her Excellency Mrs. Elisa Nkerabirori was received in audience by The Queen via video link today and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Burundi to the Court of St. James's.

    Her Excellency Mrs. Marie Chatardová was received in audience by Her Majesty via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Czech Republic to the Court of St. James's.

    Mr. Benoit Chatard was also received by The Queen.

    Ms. Juliet Chua (Director General for Finance and Corporate, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) was present.

  • 9 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    Admiral Sir Antony Radakin was received by The Queen today upon relinquishing his appointment as First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff and upon assuming his appointment as Chief of the Defence Staff.

    The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of Her Majesty via telephone this evening.

  • 8 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    Her Excellency Ms. Gaitri Issar Kumar was received in audience by The Queen today via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of India in London.

    His Excellency Mr. Varuzhan Nersesyan was received in audience by The Queen via video link and presented his Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Armenia to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Narine Malkhasyan was also received by Her Majesty.

    Ms. Juliet Chua (Director General for Finance and Corporate, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) was present.

  • 7 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau MP (Prime Minister of Canada) was received in audience by The Queen this afternoon.

  • 3 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    His Excellency Mr. Vishnu Dhanpaul was received in audience by The Queen today via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in London. Mrs. Geofroy-Dhanpaul was also received by Her Majesty. His Excellency Dr. Thomas Bisika was received in audience by The Queen via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Commission as High Commissioner for the Republic of Malawi in London. Mrs. Bisika was also received by Her Majesty. Mrs. Juliet Chua (Director General for Finance and Corporate, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) was present.

  • 2 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen via telephone this evening. By command of Her Majesty, Mr. Alistair Harrison (Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps) called upon His Excellency Mr. David Gallagher at 37-41 Old Queen Street, London SW1, this afternoon in order to bid farewell to His Excellency upon relinquishing his appointment as Ambassador from the Republic of Chile to the Court of St. James's.

  • 1 March 2022

    Windsor Castle

    His Excellency Mr. Carles Jordana Madero was received in audience by The Queen this morning via video link and presented his Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Principality of Andorra to the Court of St. James's. Mrs. Soraia Maria Valls Pinilla was also received by Her Majesty. His Excellency Mr. Kedella Younous Hamidis was received in audience by The Queen via video link and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Chad to the Court of St. James's. Ms. Juliet Chua (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Director General for Finance and Corporate) was present.

  • 26 February 2022

    Windsor Castle

    The Queen was represented by Brigadier Robert Aitken (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Sir Simon Boyle (formerly Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent) which was held in the Priory Church of St. Mary's, Abergavenny, this afternoon.