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Old 06-18-2012, 08:04 AM
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Odd that Andrew and Edward both aren't attending. We shall just have to see who attends later.
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:08 AM
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Odd that Andrew and Edward both aren't attending. We shall just have to see who attends later.

When starts the ceremony? And did any channel will broadcast to see online
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:11 AM
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Perhaps Andrew or Edward are going to represent the Queen at the funeral of the SAudi Prince??
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:25 AM
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Is there a link to watch live online?
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Old 06-18-2012, 10:33 AM
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The ceremony isn't televised. We'll probably see some video of them going to and leaving St George's Chapel, but nothing from inside.

Sophie is there. Kate's in cream McQueen. You can see some slightly blurry shots here:

William and Catherine
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:27 AM
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Sophie looks amazing, lovely outfit and amazing hat

Sophie,Kate and Camilla 2 3 4
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:29 AM
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Kate and Camilla ride back to Windsor Castle with Charles and William:

Camilla Duchess Of Cornwall And Catherine Duchess Of

An open carriage today for the Queen and DoE. The Queen is also wearing her most stunning ruby earrings:

Queen Elizabeth II And Prince Philip Duke Of Edinburgh

Charles, William, Andrew and Edward:

Prince Andrew Duke Of York Prince Edward Earl Of Wessex

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Old 06-18-2012, 11:37 AM
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Kate and Camilla definitely colour-coordinate their clothes. I mean, Trooping the Colour blue might have been coincidence, but today's cream (and nude shoes) just cannot be.
Love what all three ladies (Camilla, Kate and Sophie) are wearing, and the Duchess of Gloucester looks very nice too.
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:41 AM
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Cream of the crop! Duchess of Cambridge is chic in ivory coat-dress as she joins Royals for Order of the Garter service at Windsor | Mail Online
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:42 AM
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WOW! they all look very pretty. IMO one of the best outfits Kate has worn, it makes her look fuller, not so incredibly skinny. Good Job. Duchess of Cornwall and Countess look amazing also. All three really hit the right note.

What exactly did the DoCo say to the other two that put that expression on their faces lol.
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:48 AM
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Great pictures from the DM

Cream of the crop! Duchess of Cambridge is chic in ivory coat-dress as she joins Royals for Order of the Garter service at Windsor | Mail Online

Camilla apparently in a pink coat and the biggest "pink" jewel I've ever seen. So lovely
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Thanks for the pictures
The all look amazing
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:55 AM
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Kate and Camilla ride back to Windsor Castle with Charles and William:

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Just an off the wall observation here that may put some previous discussions into perspective. Here we see Camilla and Kate seated facing forwards in the carriage while their husbands face the rear. The chivalrous thing for Knights to do I think.
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Duchess Kate: Order of Garter Service with Queen Elizabeth! | Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, Kate Middleton, Prince Philip, Prince William, Queen Elizabeth, Sophie Countess of Wessex : Just Jared

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Hello: Proud Kate watches her Prince take part in Order of the Garter procession
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Old 06-18-2012, 12:06 PM
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Why has Harry not yet been named a knight of the garter? Surely his service in Afganistan would qualify, in addition to his own charities. I also wonder why he doesn't ride in the trooping the color?
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Old 06-18-2012, 12:14 PM
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Why has Harry not yet been named a knight of the garter? Surely his service in Afganistan would qualify, in addition to his own charities. I also wonder why he doesn't ride in the trooping the color?
There may be various reasons.
- His service in Afghanistan and charities, while highly commendable, doesn't automatically earn him the right to be invested as Knight of the Garter.
- Harry is still too young. While Prince Charles and Prince William both got the honour when they were of similar age, they are future Kings; Harry is not.
- The Queen may deliberately not want to invest Prince Harry, so that when time comes, King Charles has the chance to bestow the honour on at least one of his sons.
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I understand that Queen Margrethe is a member of the Order of the Garter. Does she ever attend the annual ceremonies? Is there a picture of her today that I've missed?
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QMII, like most European monarchs in a member of the order but they rarely if ever attend. I think the last time she and the others attended was at the Golden Jubilee year when QEII hosted a party at Windsor for European monarchs. A few also stayed on the attend Ascot.
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I'd love to have been standing behind Camilla to find out what she said that so shocked and amused Kate and Sophie!

All 3 are wearing nude pumps. Do you think that was a coordinated effort just to piss Liz Jones and the DM off? I hope so.
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