William attends close friend's wedding without Kate

The Duke of Cambridge attends the wedding James Meade and Lady Laura Marsham at her family home in Gayton, Norfolk. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

The Duke of Cambridge attended the wedding of his close friend James Meade to Lady Laura Marsham without his wife or son today.

Prince Harry attends the wedding James Meade and Lady Laura Marsham. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

However, Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton were among the guests at the wedding in Gayton, Norfolk.

Pippa Middleton was among the guests at the parish church of St Nicholas in Gayton, near Kings Lynn. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

They were taken by tractor trailer to the church ahead of the bride, who walked from the neighbouring country home of her father, Julian Marsham, the 8th Earl of Romney, who was at her side.

Lady Laura Marsham walked from the country home of her father, Julian Marsham the 8th Earl of Romney. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire