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Duchess of Cambridge gives permission for her Private Secretary to marry in the Chapel Royal

The Duchess of Cambridge’s Private Secretary, Rebecca Deacon, will marry her partner Adam Priestley later this month, according to a report by the Daily Mail.

Miss Deacon split with her previous partner and fellow royal PR officer, Nick Loughran two years ago. The two-year relationship came to an end when it was revealed Mr Loughran was seeing Prince Harry’s assistant Clara Madden.

Mr Loughran, who was the media adviser for Prince Harry, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, quit his job at Kensington Palace after the relationship came to an end to pursue a job in PR.

The ceremony of Miss Deacon and Mr Priestley will take place in St James Place at the Chapel Royal. The chapel is exclusive to the royal family and those in connection with it, in 2013 the Duchess of Cambridge’s eldest child, Prince George was christened in the chapel. Kate has given permission for the regal venue to be used for her private secretary’s wedding.

Who is Rebecca Deacon?

Before starting an impressive career working for a list of British Royals Rebecca upheld a normal educational path, studying English at Newcastle University. Miss Deacon has worked for the British Royal family for more than ten years. The regal list of work that Rebecca has conducted includes; working closely with Sentebale – Prince Harry’s charity to holding a position of producers assistant for the making of the concert for Dianna in 2007. Miss Deacon is now Kate’s private secretary and has been since 2012. The senior role includes looking after the diaries of the Duchess of Cambridge both public and private and when there are royal events or tours the private secretary will carry gifts for the royals and bouquets of flowers.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are both expected to attend Miss Deacon, and Mr Priestley’s wedding later this month.