The Duke of Edinburgh receives from the Lord Mayor, Letters Patent granting livery to the Guild of Air Pilots and Navigators
Mansion House, London
DUKE OF EDINBURGH MEMBER OF GUILD OF AIR PILOTS AND NAVIGATORS.
The Duke of Edinburgh receives from the Lord Mayor, Letters Patent granting livery to the Guild of Air Pilots and Navigators: CU. Insignia Master of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators. GV. Court empty. Various shots of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Mayor of London (1955-56) Sir Cuthbert Ackroyd entering the Court of Aldermen. Duke and Mayor taking their seats, Aldermen looking on, one of the Aldermen rising to speak: "Reporting that the Aldermen are now submitted by the Guild.......that they be a company of the City of London". GV.MS.LS. of Lord Mayor rising to speak (nat.sound) addressing the Duke and Aldermen.........."May I say how much the Guild of Air Pilots are honoured by having as their first Master of the Livery His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, who has done so much in the World of Scientific endeavour.........advancement of Commerce and the Welfare of the Youth in our Country..........and I an delighted to welcome his Highness to the Mansion House today...... I have now the honour and very great pleasure of handing to your Royal Highness and Grand Master, the Grant of Livery, the Guild of Air pilots and Navigators of the City of London. MS. of Lord Mayor presenting the Duke with Letters Patent. MS.GV. Duke of Edinburgh standing before microphone speaks: (nat.sound) Addressing the Lord Mayor.......and Gentlemen. Expresses to Lord Mayor and Guild of Air Pilots and Navigators his sincere thanks for this Great privilege that they have bestowed today... Duke taking seat. LS.MS. of Duke and Lord Mayor leaving court. CU. Order of the Court (for the Grant of Livery to the Guild).