On July 5, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh along with Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex were at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland to participate in the “… Thistle ceremony…”
Today’s event was special because His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge was “… installed as a Knight of the Thistle” by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
According to the Telegraph newspaper:
The short ceremony took place within the internal Thistle Chapel and was broadcast through speakers to those in the cathedral.
The Queen said: ‘It is our pleasure that His Royal Highness the Prince William, Earl of Strathearn, be installed a Knight of the most ancient and most noble Order of the Thistle.’
Click the links below to watch a brief news clip as well as to view photos.
Sources: Royal.gov.uk and Telegraph