Duchess of Cambridge may visit Alnwick

There is speculation that The Duchess of Cambridge may visit Alnwick next Saturday to attend the wedding of Lady Melissa Percy, the youngest daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland.

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Will she attend? Alnwick wedding speculation

Pippa Middleton, Kate Middleton, Tom Van Straubenzee and Melissa 'Missy' Percy - May 2009 Credit: Rex Features

People living in Alnwick are speculating as to whether or not the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend a wedding there next Saturday.

Lady Melissa Percy, the youngest daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, is reported to be marrying Thomas van Straubenzee, a friend of Prince William, at St Michael's Church.

No comment from Palace on possible Kate visit

The Duchess of Cambridge at Windermere in March - her last visit to Cumbria Credit: ITV News

A Palace spokesman would not confirm or deny a newspaper report that the Duchess of Cambridge will attend a wedding in Alnwick next Saturday.

Lady Melissa Percy, the youngest daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, is reported to be marrying Thomas van Straubenzee, a friend of Prince William, at St Michael's Church in Alnwick.

Kate Middleton is expecting her first child next month and carried out her final official engagement yesterday when she attended the Trooping of the Colour in London.

The palace spokesman said the wedding in Alnwick and speculation about the Duchess's possible attendance was a private issue and he could not comment on it.

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