HRH The Countess of Wessex, GCVO, DStJ, FRAgS was presented with her Certificate before being asked to present certificates to some 23 new Associates (ARAgS) and 18 new Fellows (FRAgS) at a ceremony hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Byford, FRAgS. One picture shows her with [from L to R]:- Baroness Byford, Christopher Bourchier (Chairman of the English Panel); HRH; Rosie Carne (Chairman of CARAS); Professor Malcolm Stansfield (Hon.Sec. English Panel) and Professor John Wibberley (Hon.Sec. of CARAS).The second picture shows various members of CARAS Council and friends. Soem 125 people attended the ceremony at The Cholmondeley Room & Balcony, House of Lords on February 10th 2016. The citation read concerning the Direct election of HRH The Countess of Wessex can be viewed here.