The Queen’s People | Assouline


The British monarchy’s rich and storied heritage has been preserved for centuries, and The Queen’s People, made with Royal Household approval, presents a magnificent collection of photography that brings Queen Elizabeth II and important members of Her Majesty’s court to life as rarely seen before. Featuring forty-two unique portraits by prominent British photographer Hugo Rittson Thomas, this hand-bound limited-edition volume captures the pageantry of the Royal Court’s intricate ceremonial dress and regalia, and highlights the pride each individual takes in serving his or her nation and sovereign. A historical essay by the Garter Principal King of Arms completes this grand tome. Complimentary white gloves and signature canvas tote bag are included with each purchase from Assouline’s Ultimate Collection Edward William Fitzalan-Howard, 18th Duke of Norfolk and Earl Marshal, is the son of Miles Francis Stapleton Fitzalan-Howard, 17th Duke of Norfolk. He worked with various companies, and from 2000 to 2002 was Deputy Earl Marshal. Upon the death of his father in 2002, he inherited the late Duke of Norfolk’s peerages and the position of Earl Marshal. He was until 2010 the President of 1st Arundel (Earl of Arundel’s Own) Scout Group, and is the president of the Arundel & Littlehampton District Scouts. He is also patron of West Sussex County Scouts. In June 2003, he was awarded the Medal of Merit for Services to the Scout Movement. Thomas Woodcock, Garter Principal King of Arms, was appointed to his position in April 2010. Woodcock began his career in 1975 as a research assistant to Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter King of Arms. In 1978, he was appointed Rouge Croix Pursuivant, and promoted in 1982 to Somerset Herald, an office he held until 1997. He was appointed Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) in the 1996 Birthday Honours and advanced to Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) in the 2011 Birthday Honours. In December 2005, he was appointed a

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