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The Queen's Speech

Volume 218: debated on Monday 23 March 1874

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Her Majesty's Answer To The Address

reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address, as follows:—

I receive with great satisfaction your loyal and dutiful Address.
The affectionate interest you express in the Marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh with the Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrowna of Russia is most gratifying to My feelings.
You may be assured that I shall always be ready to co-operate with you in measures which have for their object the promotion of the happiness and welfare of My people.