More than three and a half months after the death of the Duke of Westminster, his relatives paid him tribute in Chester Cathedral this afternoon. Prince William whose godmother is none other than the widow of the Duke, was clearly present in the company of his wife, Princess Kate.
It was time for contemplation and discretion. In this cold and dreary Monday in November, Britain paid tribute to the memory of the Duke of Westminster. Gerald Grosvenor died last August in a terrible heart attack at the age of 64 years. It is more than three months after the family of the billionaire and English nobleman chose to bring those who so loved to Mass. Among the prestigious guests, Prince William and his wife Kate have obviously responded. Prince Charles were among the late Duke and his best friends with Diana and they had chosen his wife Natalia Philips, as godmother of Prince William. In turn, Hugh Grosvenor, the son of Gerald Grosvenor was asked to become a sponsor of the little prince George .
Kate and William are rendered with great emotion this memorial service given by the Chester Cathedral this afternoon. Very sober look to the royal couple and especially for the Duchess of Cambridge who wore only black. The young mother of princes George and Charlotte was able to recycle his dark hat with wide edge she already wore during Remembrance Day on 13 November. Despite the solemnity of the moment, Kate and William were still briefly greeted the crowd cheered them as they left the cathedral.
Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla and Princess Eugenie also attended the memorial mass. The Duke of Westminster, has left behind a loving wife, four children and many friends who do not want the ‘forget.