The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #121  
Old 11-28-2016, 10:09 AM
PrincessofEurope's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: *, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,245
Princess Alexandra and Princess Eugenie also present. Strong attendance from the royal family as expected.

I wouldn't be surprised if some for the Kent or Gloucester children are also present as they are friends with the Grosvenor girls
__________________

__________________
This is the stuff of fairytales

Reply With Quote
  #122  
Old 11-28-2016, 10:10 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: *******, Canada
Posts: 5,690
Pictures from the PA

https://www.paimages.co.uk/headline/904034


Chester in lock-down as royals awaited at Duke memorial service - Chester Chronicle
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #123  
Old 11-28-2016, 10:35 AM
Molly2101's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,328
Quote:
Originally Posted by PrincessofEurope View Post
Princess Alexandra and Princess Eugenie also present. Strong attendance from the royal family as expected.

I wouldn't be surprised if some for the Kent or Gloucester children are also present as they are friends with the Grosvenor girls
Princess Eugenie arrives for the memorial service of The Duke of... News Photo | Getty Images

A Gloucester sister with Eugenie.
__________________
"I am yours, you are mine, of that be sure. You are locked in my heart, the little key is lost and now you must stay there forever."
Written by Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine in the diary of her fiance, Tsarevich Nicholas.
Reply With Quote
  #124  
Old 11-28-2016, 10:44 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Posts: 366
Beelden en foto's | Getty Images
Reply With Quote
  #125  
Old 11-28-2016, 10:49 AM
PrincessofEurope's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: *, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,245
Quote:
Originally Posted by Molly2101 View Post
Looks like Lady Rose - in the video of Kate and William leaving i spotted the Gloucesters behind in the line up and saw that one of the girls was there. Thanks for finding a picture
__________________
This is the stuff of fairytales

Reply With Quote
  #126  
Old 11-28-2016, 12:20 PM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,414
I don't Princess Michael of Kent in pictures.


DM wrongly identified Princess Alexandra as Princess Michael of Kent.
Reply With Quote
  #127  
Old 11-28-2016, 12:48 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 17,936
No I didn't see Princess Michael in the photos either,great royal turn out for the late Duke of Westminster's Memorial service.
__________________
September 14th, 1982-Death of HSH Princess Grace of Monaco
Reply With Quote
  #128  
Old 11-30-2016, 03:36 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,414
What about the service?

Distinguished and influential tenor Ian Bostridge CBE, accompanied by Andrew Wyatt, assistant director of music at Chester Cathedral, performed Panis Angelicus by Cesar Franck.

Readings were given by the 7th Duke of Westminster, who read his father’s favourite poem, If, by Rudyard Kipling; Richard Lyttleton, cousin of the late Duke, who read Revelation 21: 1-7 and the Duke of Cambridge, who read the Garter Prayer, part of the annual service for Knights of the Order of the Garter, with which the late Duke had been honoured.

Tributes were given by Jeremy Newsum, executive trustee of the Grosvenor Estate who spoke of his long business partnership with the late Duke; General Sir Timothy Granville-Chapman, programme director of the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre who spoke of the Duke’s military career and Andrew Hay, a close family friend and relative.

Lady Edwina Snow, the late Duke’s second daughter, also gave a reading.
Duke of Westminster memorial service: Updates as Royals visit Chester to pay respects - Chester Chronicle


The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were represented by the Prince of Wales.

Also in attendance were the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Eugenie of York (representing the Duke of York), the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Lady Rose Gilman, the Duke of Kent (representing the Duchess of Kent), Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy.

Prince Henry of Wales was represented by Miss Helen Asprey, while the Earl and Countess of Wessex were represented by Major General John Crackett and the Princess Royal was represented by Mrs David Bowes-Lyon.

Members of overseas royal families included Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain (representing King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa) and Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece was there representing King Constantine II of Hellenes.

There were about 1,400 guests at the service.
http://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/news/chester-cheshire-news/duke-westminster-memorial-service-royals-12239930
Reply With Quote
  #129  
Old 11-30-2016, 03:49 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,414
gallery of images
Duke of Westminster memorial service at Chester Cathedral - Chester Chronicle
Reply With Quote
  #130  
Old 11-30-2016, 03:59 AM
Osipi's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 8,941
I found it quite touching that one of the readings during the service was of Rudyard Kipling's "If" poem. It has always remained a favorite of mine and I don't think anyone could find better advice on how to life a good life than this.

Although I imagine that a lot of you are very familiar with this poem, I'd like to post it again here in memory of Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster.

If

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same;
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools:

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
And never breathe a word about your loss;
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!’

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings—nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!

~~~Rudyard Kipling~~~
__________________
“In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.”
~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson~~~
Reply With Quote
  #131  
Old 12-13-2016, 07:45 PM
cepe's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 5,890
CC 13th December 2016

The Duchess of Westminster was received by The Queen and delivered up the Insignia of the Order of the Garter worn by her husband, the late Duke of Westminster.
__________________

__________________

This precious stone set in the silver sea,......
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England,
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 2 (0 members and 2 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Westminster Hall and Westminster Abbey micas British Royal Residences 32 11-21-2016 07:38 PM
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo - February 23rd - March 6th 2011 Kenya Royal House of Norway 84 07-26-2011 04:24 PM
Lady Tamara Grosvenor and Edward Van Cutsem: 6 November 2004 Julia Weddings: Non-Reigning Houses & Nobility 72 04-02-2011 10:23 AM




Popular Tags
albania best outfit birthday carl gustaf chris o'neill crown princess mary crown princess mary fashion crown princess victoria current events denmark fashion poll general news hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume infanta cristina infanta leonor infanta sofia iñaki urdangarín king felipe king felipe vi king philippe letizia monarchy news november 2016 october 2016 picture of the week prince alexander prince carl philip prince charles prince daniel prince felix prince gabriel prince nicholas prince oscar princess claire of luxembourg princess estelle princess leonore princess madeleine princess mary princess mary fashion princess of asturias princess sofia princess victoria queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen mathilde daytime fashion queen mathilde fashion queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia state visit stephanie succession sweden swedish royal family the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats victoria


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:06 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises