The 6th Duke of Westminster, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, has died suddenly at the age of 64.
The following statement has been released by the Grosvenor Estate:
It is with the greatest sadness that we can confirm that the Duke of Westminster, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor (64) died this afternoon at Preston Royal Infirmary. He was taken there from the Abbeystead Estate in Lancashire where he had suddenly been taken ill.
His family are all aware and they ask for privacy and understanding at this very difficult time.
No further comment will