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Prince William and Catherine attend Spencer wedding
Jun 11, 2012, 12:01 GMT
Prince William and Duchess Catherine
Britain's Prince William and Duchess Catherine were among the guests at his cousin's wedding on Saturday (09.06.12).
The royals - along with William's brother Prince Harry - celebrated the marriage of Emily McCorquodale, the niece of their late mother Princess Diana, to her long-term boyfriend James Hutt.
Emily - who is the daughter of Diana's elder sister Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Neil McCorquodale - and James married in the Church of St Andrew and St Mary in Stoke Rochford, Lincs.
Also among the guests at the wedding were William and Harry's uncle Earl Spencer - Diana's brother - and his third wife Karen, along with his daughter Lady Kitty Spencer.
The Earl's daughter Lady Lara Spencer was a bridesmaid while the grandchildren of Diana's former lady-in-waiting the Countess of Gainsborough were members of the bridal party.
Emily and siblings George and Celia were very close to Diana and occasionally joined the princess and their cousins for family holidays on Necker Island, the private retreat owned by Sir Richard Branson.
When she was 19, Emily was diagnosed with a potentially-fatal form of cancer and underwent radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment for several tumours close to her spine.
A family spokesperson said at the time: 'It's a very difficult time for Emily and for all of them, but the whole family are pulling together and Emily's friends have been fantastically supportive.'
Mr Hutt, 29, runs an industrial engineering firm in Cambridge. The couple met on a blind date.
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