Today, Her Majesty the Queen Mother Gillian and Dr. Richard Russell were joined in marriage. In a beautiful ceremony, Dr. Russell became a member of the Royal Family. While his titles are still being discussed, he is expected to become a prince.
His Sovereign Majesty was very pleased with the event and looked forward to many joyous occassions in the future between the two families.
After enjoying a light breakfast and greeting Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Prince Roger and Grand Princess Joyce, Their Royal Highnesses Prince John and Princess Jan, Her Royal Highness Princess Meredith and her fiancee Mr. Christopher Knoepke, Director of the Department of Corrections, and Her Royal Highness Princess Katherine, His Sovereign Majesty proceeded to Bard College.
Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Prince Roger and Grand Princess Joyce, and Her Royal Highness Princess Katherine accompanied His Sovereign Majesty to the College, from which His Royal Highness the Grand Prince graduated. The delegation was greeted by the President of the College, who was most kind towards them, inviting them to come to his house and talk of the developments that have occured at the College and what the future may hold.
That evening, a supper was held in the Ship's Lantern Inn, in which Dr. Russell's family formally welcomed the Royals. After this, the family retired to quarters in the nearby town.
Today, His Sovereign Majesty the King and Her Royal Highness Princess Nina flew to JFK Airport, New York to meet Her Majesty the Queen Mother and Dr. Richard Russell in preparation for their wedding ceremonies on Saturday evening.
After departing the aircraft, His Sovereign Majesty said he was 'very happy to be here, but...needs to get some rest.'