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Archbishop of Canterbury makes oath to the Queen

Archbishop Justin Welby with HM the Queen. Photo: Press Association

Tuesday 26th February 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury paid homage to the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 26th February in a ceremony dating back to the Reformation in the 16th century.


The Most Reverend Justin Welby made an oath to acknowledge Her Majesty to be Supreme Governor of the Church of England.


The Archbishop was accompanied by the Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling and Clerk of the Closet the Rt Revd Christopher Hill, Bishop of Guildford.

Archbishop Justin Welby with HM the Queen. Photo: PA

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