The connection between the Royal Family and St George’s Chapel is a strong one. Members of the Royal Family have been baptised, married and buried in the Chapel.


The Queen is closely involved with the life of the College, attends Mattins at the Chapel on Easter Day and attends an annual service of thanksgiving on Garter Day.

In 2018, apart from Easter Day and Garter Day, The Queen attended the weddings of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in May and Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank in October.

The Queen distributed Maundy money at the 1959, 2016, 2018 and 2019 Royal Maundy Services which were held in St George’s Chapel.

In 2019, in addition to the Royal Maundy Service The Queen and other members of the Royal Family attended Mattins on Easter Day; the Royal Victorian Order Service in early May and the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Mr Thomas Kingston later in the same month.

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The Queen's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.