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Duke of Westminster Wedding: Best Photos of Nuptials Attended by Royals – PEOPLE

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The Duke of Westminster has found his Duchess!

Hugh Grosvenor, 33, married Olivia Henson, 31, at Chester Cathedral in northern England on June 7. Among the 400 guests at the British high-society wedding of the year were some of the Duke of Westminster’s royal family connections: Prince William, who served as an usher, and Princess Eugenie.

Hugh, who became the Duke of Westminster when his father died in 2016, was long considered to be one of Britain’s most eligible bachelors before getting engaged to Olivia in 2023, with his family’s estimated net worth of $12.8 billion making him the richest person in the U.K. under age 40 and the 14th wealthiest overall, according to The Sunday Times’ Rich List 2024.

See the best photos from the Duke and Duchess of Westminster’s wedding day, including the bridal’s windy arrival and the couple’s first kiss as husband and wife.

Excitement in the Air

The scene outside the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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The scene outside Chester Cathedral, located near the groom’s family’s 11,000-acre ancestral seat of Eaton Hall, was buzzing on the morning of the wedding, which was dubbed “the most royal non-royal wedding of the year” by The Times.

Prince William Arrives Early for Duty

Prince William arrives at the wedding of the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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Kicking off the royal arrivals was Prince William, a close friend of the groom. The Prince of Wales was among the first attendees as he was acting as an usher for the ceremony. He made a low-key arrival with other guests in a Sprinter van and quietly entered the church through a side entrance.

Princess Eugenie Heads Inside

Princess Eugenie (right) arrives at the wedding of the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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Princess Eugenie was also among the 400 guests at the wedding.

Pretty Princess

Princess Eugenie arrives at the wedding of the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter wore a long-sleeved olive dress with a pleated skirt, topping off her look with a cream pillbox hat with netting.

Family Support

The groom’s family — from left: mom Natalia, sisters Lady Edwina, Lady Tamara and Lady Viola — arrive at his wedding on June 7, 2024.

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The groom’s family — including mother, Natalia, and sisters Lady Edwina Grosvenor, Lady Tamara and Lady Viola — arrived in coordinating shades of pink and red.

Here Comes the Groom!

Hugh Grosvenor, the Duke of Westminster, arrives at his wedding on June 7, 2024.

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The Duke of Westminster looked sharp on his big day, sporting a morning suit with a pink tie.

Here Comes the Bride!

Olivia Henson, with her father, arrives at her wedding to the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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The bride arrived with her father, Rupert Henson, at the church in a vintage Bentley.

Windy Wedding

Olivia Henson, with her father, arrives at her wedding to the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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The bride’s arrival took a dramatic turn thanks to the windy weather. A woman in purple held onto Olivia’s stunning 6-foot dress train and waterfall veil, preventing any potential wardrobe malfuctions.

Gone with the Wind

Olivia Henson, with her father, arrives at her wedding to the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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The moment was reminiscent of Princess Eugenie’s 2018 wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, where guests had to hold onto their hats to prevent the wind from taking them!

Father and Daughter

Olivia Henson, with her father, arrives at her wedding to the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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Olivia’s bridal bouquet featured flowers picked from the gardens of Eaton Hall, the Grosvenor family’s estate, including meadow grass, ox-eye daisies, iris, rose, clematis, mock orange, scabious, sweet pea, astrantia, martagon lily and love in a mist. 

The Beautiful Bride

Olivia Henson arrives at her wedding to the Duke of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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The bride wore a wedding dress and veil by British bridal designer Emma Victoria Payne featuring hand-drawn embroidery that nodded to her great-great-grandmother’s veil from around 1880.

She topped off her bridal look with the Faberge Myrtle Leaf Tiara, which was made for Grosvenor brides and has been in the Grosvenor family since its creation in 1906.

Introducing the Newlyweds

Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster and Olivia, Duchess of Westminster, after their wedding ceremony on June 7, 2024.

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Following the ceremony, the Duke and Duchess of Westminster were all smiles as they greeted those gathered outside with waves.

Complete with a Kiss

Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster and Olivia, Duchess of Westminster, after their wedding ceremony on June 7, 2024.

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During their first appearance as husband and wife, the couple shared a sweet kiss.

Prince William Supports His Pal

Prince William at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Westminster on June 7, 2024.

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Prince William, sporting a morning suit and blue tie, smiled after the ceremony.

The Duke and Duchess of Westminster

Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster and Olivia, Duchess of Westminster, after their wedding ceremony on June 7, 2024.

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Best wishes to the newlyweds!

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