Eagle-eyed Royal fans spotted a bizarre mistake in the official order for today's Commonwealth Day service.
On March 13 every year, all the Commonwealth nations come together to celebrate the union.
It marks the start of a week-long series of events around the world to make the anniversary – or 10th in this year's case – of the-late Queen signing the Commonwealth Charter.
READ MORE: Abandoned 193-year-old mansion nightclub eerily reclaimed by nature after double fire
This year's event was presided over by King Charles III, who is now the new Head of the Commonwealth.
But it was another royal who was listed in the service order with the wrong job title.
The service started at around 2pm today and oddly had the newly-appointed Duke of Edinburgh listed under his old job title of the Ear of Wessex.
Last week, as a special birthday present for Prince Edward, King Charles gave his brother the former title of his late father Prince Philip, which was left vacant following his death in April, 2021, at the age of 99.
At the time, an official spokesman said: “The Dukedom was last created for Prince Philip in 1947, upon his marriage to Princess Elizabeth, who held the title of Duchess of Edinburgh before acceding to the throne in 1952.
Advisor to King Charles 'told charity workers to line up and shake the royal sausages'
“The new Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh are proud to continue Prince Philip’s legacy of promoting opportunities for young people of all backgrounds to reach their full potential.”
His wife Sophie was made the Duchess of Edinburgh by default, but she too was listed by her old job title on the official running order.
It states – and still does more than six hours after being made public – “Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex are received.
King Charles 'hasn't lost sleep over Meghan's upset feelings around coronation'
“Presentations are made.”
They were also listed as such in the official seating plan, too.
And it confused royal fans on social media, as one wrote: “I note that The Duke & Duchess of Edinburgh are still being referred to as The Earl & Countess of Wessex in the Order of Service.
“Is this an oversight?”
The Daily Star has reached out to Buckingham Palace about the error.
To get more stories from Daily Star delivered straight to your inbox sign up to one of our free newsletters here.
- For more of the latest news from the world of the Daily Star, check out our homepage
WWE 2K23 review: A new must-have undisputed king of wrestling games has emerged
- New pandemic fears as girl, 11, dies as deadly bird flu jumps from mammals to humans
- Killjoy councils to ruin coronation bank holiday with odd rules including 'balloon ban'
- Woman claiming to be Madeleine McCann sends message to mum over 'suspicious' behaviour
Source: Read Full Article