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Thursday, 9 October 2008

The Lieutenant Governor of Quebec

The Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, The Hon. Pierre Duchesne, is received by The Queen at Buckingham Palace, 9 October 2008. His Excellency was accompanied at the audience by Madame Ginette Lamoureux.

Insight%20oct08%20gallery%20quebec%20largeThe Queen hands the Letters of Credence of the Lebanese Ambassador, right, to Sir Peter Ricketts, Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, during an audience at Buckingham Palace, 9 October 2008.

Insight%20oct08%20gallery%20lebanon%20largeSir Peter is responsible for the management of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London and British Embassies and High Commissions in 144 countries around the world.

2 comments:

J. Sandford Fleming MacLean said...

Unless "things" have changed, the Lieutenant Governor of a province is styled "His Honour."

Kind regards,
J. Sandford Fleming MacLean

Viscount Feldon said...

The palace, in my experience, tends not to use "His/Her Excellency" or "His/Her Honour" in describing people. I've no idea why that is, though.