Queen flanked by Duke and Charles during speech

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall sat next to the Queen today as she delivered her speech at the State Opening of Parliament.

The Queen delivers her speech at the State Opening of Parliament. Credit: ITV Pool

Prince Charles wore the Admiral of the Fleet naval uniform with the Thistle sash and the stars of the Orders of the Garter and the Thistle.

He also wore the Order of Merit and the Great Master of the Order of the Bath (neck orders). In the Prince's capacity as an an aide de camp to the Queen, he wears an aiguillette.

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