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Prince William will be an usher at a royal wedding

Get ready to put your best foot forward Bridgerton cosplay because this weekend the Duke of Westminster will tie the knot in a ceremony that’s giving major royal wedding vibes. Guess what? Prince William is on duty as an usher. Yes, you heard right: the future King of England plays the role of sidekick on the wedding day. Talk about friends in high places!

The Duke of Westminster, Hugh Grosvenor, 33, will marry Olivia Henson, 30, this Friday, June 7. The wedding – which will no doubt feature a who’s who of the British aristocracy – will take place in northern England, at Chester Cathedral. .

As for the connection to Prince William, Grosvenor is the godfather of Prince George, 10. Grosvenor’s mother, Natalia, Duchess of Westminster, also happens to be one of Prince William’s godparents. It’s a full-circle moment that keeps family bonds strong and meaningful. Grosvenor is also godfather to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son Archie, 5, making him practically related to the royals.

Speaking of Prince Harry, 39, the royal family will not appear at the Duke of Westminster’s wedding despite being invited. According to People, the two friends acknowledged how difficult it would be for the prince to attend, given that he is based in California and the fact that he no longer uses his former residence, Frogmore Cottage, on visits to Britain. According to a source, it was a mutual ‘understanding between two friends’, with the Duke of Sussex ‘sending his love, support and admiration to the couple’ ahead of their wedding day. No drama, no scandal.