TRH Royal Family, with their visiting relative Prince Leopold of Saxe- Coburg, returned from Windsor to London on Monday.
The Queen held a Court, at Buckingham Palace, on Tuesday afternoon. Sir Henry Bulwer, her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Court of Tuscany, had an audience to take leave. Her Majesty held a levee, at St. James's Palace, on Wednesday. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg were present. Lord Derby had an audience. Her Majesty held an investiture of the Order of the Bath, at Bucking- ham Palace, on Thursday afternoon. Lord Broughton was invested with the riband and badge of a Civil Knight Grand"Cross ; General Sir Pere- grine Maitland, Admiral Sir Thomas Capel, and Lieutenant-Generals Sir Alexander Woodford, Sir Henry Frederick Bouverie, and Sir John Fox Burgoyne, were invested with the insignia of Military Knights Grand Cross ; Major-General Sir John Owen, Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Downman, Vice-Admiral Sir Anthony Maitland, Lieutenant-Generals Sir Archibald Maclaine, George Charles D'Aguilar, Henry Goldfinch, John Bell, and George Brown, and Rear-Admirals Phipps Hornby and William Farebrother Carroll, were invested as Military Knights Com- mander.
The Queen and Prince Albert went yesterday to the exhibition of paintings by the Society of Painters in Water Colours, at Pall Mall East ; and afterwards to that of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours, in Pall Mall.
Among the visitors at Windsor Castle, and the diners at Buckingham Palace, have been the Earl of Derby, the Marquis of Salisbury, the Earl of Delawarr, Earl Jermyn, and Lord Elphinstone.