Kate Middleton is often seen chatting as she attends royal events, but it seems during one visit she almost missed an important part if it wasn’t for Camilla’s polite reminder. It happened during the Order of the Garter ceremony in Windsor in 2019 when the Duchess of Cambridge was spotted having a conversation.
A big part of being royal is attending a number of exclusive and important events, quickly filling the calendar. Kate Middleton is frequently seen at a number of royal events and engagements with one another due to take place tomorrow (Monday June 13).
Garter Day at Windsor Castle will see members of the Royal Family take part in a procession wearing royal velvet robes and feathered hats. Due to Covid restrictions, the event has not been able to take place for two years, the last being in 2019, when Kate received the polite reminder from Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
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On Garter Day in 2019, it was a very special year because, alongside the British Royal Family, the King and Queen of the Netherlands and Spain were also present. The Duchesses of Cornwall and Cambridge attended the ceremony alongside Sophie Wessex, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands and Queen Letizia of Spain. the mirror.
And it seems Kate got almost so lost in conversation with Queen Maxima that they almost missed an important part of the procession. Luckily, Camilla was on hand to pat Maxima on the arm and remind the ladies to face up during the parade – and Sophie was also seen quickly taking her place in line-up next to Letizia.
The Order of the Garter was founded by Edward III in 1348 in recognition of contributions to public service. Members of the Order include the Queen, several members of the royal family and 24 other knights or ladies, who are personally chosen by the monarch for recognition of their work.
Some foreign monarchs are also part of the order but are known as “foreign” knights. These include King Felipe of Spain and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. At Monday’s service, Camilla will be made Royal Lady of the Garter, while former Prime Minister Tony Blair will be made Knight of the Garter and Baroness Amos Lady of the Garter.
Other members of the Royal Family who are part of the Order include Prince Charles, Prince William, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
A statement from Buckingham Palace regarding Monday’s event said: “A service for the Most Noble Order of the Garter will be held at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on Monday 13 June 2022.
“Members of the Royal Family will walk in a procession to the chapel, and after the service, will set off in a horse-drawn carriage for their journey back to the castle.
“During the service, the Duchess of Cornwall will be installed as Royal Lady of the Order of the Garter. A Lady Companion, Baroness Amos, and a Knight Companion, Sir Anthony Blair, will also be installed.”
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