Investitures at Buckingham Palace. James Corden after being awarded an OBE by the Princess Royal at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. Picture date: Thursday June 25, 2015
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June 26, 2015 3:57 AM EDT

James Corden was clearly excited before he headed to Buckingham Palace to receive a royal honor. “I’ve a feeling today won’t be like most other Thursdays,” he Tweeted.

The Late Late Show host was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, or OBE, for his services to drama in his native England, and was presented with the honor by the Queen’s daughter, Princess Anne, in a ceremony at the palace.

“It’s overwhelming to come back from Los Angeles and then be stood in Buckingham Palace receiving such a thing,” he told the Press Association. “I feel very undeserved but grateful nonetheless.”

He later shared a picture of his meeting with the Princess Royal on Twitter.

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