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Court Circular


22 December: The Duke of York this morning visited RMS St Helena at Queen Alexandra Dock, Cardiff Docks, Cardiff, and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for South Glamorgan (Captain Norman Lloyd-Edwards).

Captain Neil Blair RN was in attendance.


22 December: The Lady Angela Oswald has succeeded Dame Frances Campbell-Preston as Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.


22 December: The Prince of Wales this evening attended a Dinner with Mr and Mrs Vaclav Havel in Prague.

Mr Peter Westmacott was in attendance.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Scots Guards.