Prince William on Friday was formally welcomed as Lord Excessive Commissioner to the Common Meeting of the Church of Scotland.
He additionally inspected a Guard of Honour.
Annually, The Queen appoints the Lord Excessive Commissioner.
Monarchs have sworn to take care of the Church of Scotland because the 16th century. The Queen made this pledge on the first Privy Council assembly of her reign.
The Lord Excessive Commissioner’s function is to take care of the connection between the State and the Church of Scotland.
This yr, Prince William, The Earl of Strathearn has been appointed, and can perform every week of engagements in Scotland with The Countess of Strathearn.