THE occurrences in the Royal circle have been of a minor kind this week.
The Queen came to town from Claremont on Monday afternoon, with the infants and the suite ; a party of Lancers being the escort. Prince Albert came up earlier in the day, to attend a rehearsal of Aicient Music.
The dinner-party at Buckingham Palace, on Monday, included the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne, the Earl and Countess of Dalhousie, Lord and Lady Ashley, Viscount Canning, Lord and Lady Granville Somerset.
The Queen gave a grand dinner on Wednesday, to the Queen Dowa- ger and several Directors of the Ancient Concerts; and after dinner the party went to the concert, occupying five of the royal carriages.
Prince Albert was present at Eton Montem on Tuesday.
The Queen was visited by the Queen Dowager yesterday. Visits have also passed between the Queen Dowager, the Duke and Hutchens of Cambridge, and the Dutchess of Gloucester.