There's a Royal Wedding Happening This Weekend—and Prince William Is Slated to Walk Down the Aisle

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Get ready to dust off your best Bridgerton cosplay because this weekend, the Duke of Westminster is tying the knot in a ceremony that's giving major royal wedding vibes. And guess what? Prince William is on usher duty, per The Times. Yes, you heard that right – the future King of England is playing the role of wedding day sidekick. Talk about having friends in high places!

The Duke of Westminster, Hugh Grosvenor, 33, is set to marry Olivia Henson, 30, this Friday, June 7. The nuptials—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 to Prince George, 10. Grosvenor’s mother, Natalia, the Duchess of Westminster, also happens to be one of Prince William’s godparents. It's a full-circle moment that keeps the family ties strong and meaningful. Grosvenor is also godfather to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son Archie, 5, making him practically family to the royals.

Speaking of Prince Harry, 39, the royal won’t be making an appearance at the Duke of Westminster’s wedding despite being invited. According to People, the two friends acknowledged how tough 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, during visits to the U.K. Per a source, it was a mutual “understanding between two friends,” with the Duke of Sussex sending “his love and support and admiration for the couple” for their wedding day. No drama, no scandal.

So, let's raise a virtual glass to the Duke of Westminster and his soon-to-be spouse. Cheers to love, friendship, and one seriously fabulous celebration!

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