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Marriage Of Hrh The Duke Of Edinburgh—Report

Volume 217: debated on Wednesday 30 July 1873

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Resolutions reported from the Committee on the Message from Her Majesty [28th July];

  • (1.) "That the annual sum of Ten Thousand Pounds be granted to Her Majesty, out of the Consolidated Fund of Great Britain and Ireland, towards providing for the Establishment of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia, the said Annuity to be settled on His Royal Highness for his life, in such manner as Her Majesty shall think proper, and to commence from the day of the Marriage of their Royal Highnesses, such Annuity to be in addition to the Annuity now enjoyed by His Royal Highness under the Act of the twenty-ninth year of Her present Majesty."
  • (2.) "That Her Majesty be enabled to secure to Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna, in case she shall survive His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, an annual sum not exceeding Six Thousand Pounds during her life, to support her Royal Dignity."
  • Resolutions agreed to:—Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. BONTHAM-CARTER, Mr. GLADSTONE, and Mr. CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER.

    Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 272.]