Statement from Badminton Horse Trials.
David, Duke of Beaufort died peacefully at home at Badminton on 16th August. He was 89. He leaves his widow Miranda and four children Harry, Anne, Edward and John, and is succeeded by his eldest son Harry, The Marquess of Worcester.
A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at 12 noon Friday 25th August at St Michael and All Angels Church, Badminton.
Flowers, or donations to Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund, if desired.
All guests to arrive at the North Front, via Kennel Drive. The route will be signed. There will be no access through the gates at the top of Badminton High Street, nor from the North of the Park e.g. by Shepherd’s Lodge. All cars are asked to park in the Park. Please follow directions given on the day.
The service will be a celebration of the Duke’s life, and filming and photography will not be permitted.