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Charles and Camilla attend Dowager Duchess of Devonshire funeral

Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall paid their respects at the funeral of the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, Deborah Mitford on Thursday.

Charles and Camilla travelled to Derbyshire to join other mourners at the Chatsworth estate late on Thursday morning.

Photo courtesy of Rob Watts and BBC Derby.

Photo courtesy of Rob Watts.

Staff from Chatsworth House lined the route to St Peter’s Church in Edensor according to the estate.

At 11.15am the cortege departed the estate and travelled through the park, arriving at Edensor at 11.50 for the funeral at noon.

The Prince issued a personal statement when the Duchess, the last of the famous Mitford sisters died at the age of 94. He conveyed his sadness of her death and noted that: “We shall miss her so very much,” and that the Duchess “will not easily be forgotten.”

The Dowager Duchess was the youngest of the well-known Mitford sisters. In 1941, she married Andrew Cavendish who later became the 11th Duke of Devonshire.

Photo Credit: Rob Watts @Rob_Watts and BBC Derby @BBCDerby

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