Duke of Wellington's funeral to be held today

He is succeeded by his son, Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, aged 69 Credit: PA

The eighth Duke of Wellington's funeral is being held today. Arthur Valerian Wellesley died at his home at the Stratfield Saye Estate near Basingstoke on the 31st of December, aged 99. He earned a Military Cross in the Second World War and served as a Hampshire County councillor.