The Queen visits Leicester Cathedral for Royal Maundy | The Royal Family

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, has visited Leicester Cathedral for the annual Royal Maundy Service and to distribute Maundy money.

Source: The Queen visits Leicester Cathedral for Royal Maundy | The Royal Family

Dating back to around 600 AD Royal Maundy is one of the most ancient ceremonies in the Church of England.

Following this year’s Service in Leicester Cathedral The Queen has now visited every Anglican Cathedral in England for Royal Maundy.

The recipients of Maundy money are retired pensioners, from all denominations, who have been nominated in recognition of their service to the Church and to the local community.

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Thousands of police officers lined the streets… – Press Association

Thousands of police officers lined the streets of London ahead of the funeral of PC Keith Palmer.

Police Constable Palmer was the officer who, despite being unarmed, attempted to take down the jihadi terrorist Khalid Masood at the gates to the Houses of Parliament in Westminster (London), after Masood had already killed or mortally injured five people and injured 50 more in a ramming attack with an automobile. PC Palmer was stabbed fatally while attempting to subdue the attacker, who was subsequently shot by other, armed, officers.