23 April 2011
Clarence House has released a list of guests who are confirmed as attending the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011. The list is not complete:
Members of the Royal Family
The Duke of Edinburgh
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall
The Duke of York
Princess Beatrice of York
Princess Eugenie of York
The Earl and Countess of Wessex
The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence
Peter Phillips and his wife, Autumn
Zara Phillips and her fiance Mike Tindall
Viscount Linley and Viscountess Linley
Lady Sarah Chatto and Daniel Chatto
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester
The Earl and Countess of Ulster
Lady Davina and Gary Lewis
Lady Rose and George Gilman
The Duke and Duchess of Kent
Earl and Countess of St Andrews
Lady Marina-Charlotte Windsor
Lady Amelia Windsor
Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor
Lady Helen Taylor and Timothy Taylor
Prince and Princess Michael of Kent
Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor
Lady Gabriella Windsor
Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy
Mr and Mrs James Ogilvy
Members of Foreign Royal Families
The Prince and Princess of the Asturias
The Queen of Denmark will be among about 2,000 guests Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium
The Sultan of Brunei and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha
King Simeon II and Queen Margarita of Bulgraria
The Queen of Denmark
King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie of the Hellenes
Crown Prince Pavlos and Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece and Prince Constantine of Greece
Sheikh Ahmad Hmoud Al-Sabah of Kuwait
Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso and Princess Mabereng Seeiso of Lesotho
The Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia
Prince Albert II of Monaco and Miss Charlene Wittstock
Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco
The Crown Prince and Princess of The Netherlands
The King and Queen of Norway
Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said of Oman
The Emir of The State of Qatar and Sheika Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned
King Michael I of Romania and Crown Princess Margarita
Prince Mohamed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and Princess Fadwa bint Khalid bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman
The Queen of Spain
The King of Swaziland
The Crown Princess of Sweden and The Duke of Vastergotland
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand
The King of Tonga
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Yugoslavia
The Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia
The Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda
The Governor-General of Australia and His Excellency Mr Michael Bryce
The Governor-General of The Bahamas and Lady Foulkes
The Governor-General of Barbados
The Governor-General of Belize and Lady Young
The Governor-General of Canada and Mrs David Jonhnston
The Governor-General of Jamaica
The Governor-General of New Zealand and Lady Satyanand
The Governor-General of Papua New Guinea and Mrs Michael Ogio
The Governor-General of the Solomon Islands and Lady Kabui
The Governor-General of St Christopher and Nevis
The Governor-General of St Lucia
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will attend with her partner The Governor-General of St Vincent and the Grenadines and Lady Ballantyne
The Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Tim Matheison
The Prime Minister of The Bahamas Hubert Ingraham and Delores Miller
The Prime Minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart
The Prime Minster of New Zealand John Key and Bronagh Key
The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea and Lade Somare
The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Stephenson King and Rosalia Nestor King
The Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves and his wife
The Premier of Bermuda Paula Cox and Germain Nkeuleu
The Premier of The British Virgin Islands Ralph O'Neal and his wife
The Premier of the Cayman Islands McKeeva Bush and Kerry Bush
Sharon and Rodney Halford (Falkland Islands)
The Chief Minister of Gibraltar Peter Caruana and his wife
The Chief Minister of Montserrat Reuben Meade and the Reverend Doctor Joan Delsol Meade
John and Vilma Cranfield (St. Helena)
Members of government, Parliament and devolved administrations
Samantha Cameron will accompany her husband, David Prime Minister David Cameron and Samantha Cameron
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Miriam Gonzalez Duantez
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs William Hague and Ffion Hague
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Frances Osborne
Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor Kenneth Clarke and Gill Clarke
Secretary of State for the Home Department and Minister for Women and Equalities Theresa May and Philip May
Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt and his wife, Lucia
Labour leader Ed Miliband and Justine Thornton
Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow and Sally Bercow
The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales and the Lady Elis-Thomas
The Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament Alex Fergusson and his wife
The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly William Hay and his wife
The Lord Speaker Lady Hayman and Martin Hayman
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and his wife, Lisa
First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson and Iris Robinson
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond and Moira Salmond
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler
The Lord Mayor and The Lady Mayoress
Sir Gus and Lady O'Donnell
The Lord Mayor of Westminster and Count Paolo Filo della Torre
Mr and Mrs Simon Fraser
Representatives from the Church and other Faiths
Rowan Williams, who will officiate at the wedding, is among numerous leaders of faith The Most Reverend Gregorios, Archbishop of the Greek Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain
The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and his wife
Rabbi Anthony Bayfield
The Archbishop of Armagh, Cardinal Archbishop Sean Brady
Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, The Most Reverend David Chillingworth
The Right Reverend John Christie, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Malcolm Deboo President, Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe
The Rt Reverend Doctor Norman Hamilton
The Archbishop of Armagh, The Most Reverend Alan Edwin Harper
Monsignor Philip Kerr, The Convener, Action of Churches Together in Scotland
Commissioner Elizabeth Matear, Salvation Army
The Archbishop of Wales, The Most Reverend Doctor Barry Morgan
The Reverend Gareth Morgan Jones, President of the Free Church Council of Wales
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-Connor
The Archbishop of Westminster, The Most Reverend Vincent Nichols
Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien, Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh
Rabbi Alan Plancey
Imam Mohammad Raza
The Chief Rabbi (Lord Sacks)
The Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala, Acting Head Monk, The London Buddhist Vihara
Maulana Syed Raza Shabbarm, Muhammadi Trust
Mr Natubhai Shah, President, the Jain Academy
Dr Indarjit Singh, Director, Network Sikh Organisations (UK)
Canon Christopher Tuckwell
The Reverend Martin Turner
The Archbishop of York John Sentamu and his wife
Senior Members of the Defence Services
Major General and Mrs William Cubitt, Major General Commanding Household Division and GOC London District
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen and Lady Dalton, Chief of the Air Staff
General Sir Nicholas and Lady Houghton
Air Vice-Marshal David and Mrs Murray, Defence Services Secretary
General Sir David and Lady Richards, Chief of the Defence Staff
Admiral Sir Mark and Lady Stanhope, First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff
General Sir Peter and Lady Wall, Chief of the General Staff
These are celebrities or people who have an official link to the couple. All have been invited with their spouses or partners if married or in a civil partnership.
David Allan, chairman of Mountain Rescue, England and Wales. Prince William has been patron of the organisation since 2007.
Major Tom Archer-Burton, Prince William and Prince Harry's Commanding Officer in the Household Cavalry. He also led the Burnaby Blue expedition to southern Africa - an African community project supported by Sentebale, in which Prince Harry was involved.
Charlie Mayhew, chief executive of the Conservation Charity, Tusk Trust.
Alison Moore-Gwyn, chief executive of Fields in Trust.
Seyi Obakin, chief executive of Centrepoint.
Peter Cross, chief executive of the charity SkillForce, of which Prince William has been Patron since 2009.
Amanda Berry, chief executive of Bafta. Prince William has been president of Bafta since 2010.
Ann Chalmers, chief executive of the Child Bereavement Charity. Prince William has been Patron of the Charity since 2009.
Julia Samuel, chair of the Child Bereavement Charity and also a family friend of Prince William. Prince William has been Patron of the Charity since 2009.
Tessa Green, chairman of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. Prince William became President of The Royal Marsden in May 2007 having undertaken two days of work experience there in 2005.
Simon Johnson, worked closely with Prince William as Chief Operating Officer of the FA's 2018 World Cup bid.
Sir Clive Woodward, former coach of the England Rugby Team and the British and Irish Lions, will attend
Sir Trevor Brooking, Football Association's Director of Football Development.
Sir Clive Woodward, former coach of the England Rugby Team and the British and Irish Lions.
Gareth Thomas, met the prince several times in his role as Vice Patron of the Welsh Rugby Union.
Ian Thorpe, Australian Olympic swimmer who met the prince on a visit to Australia in 2010.
Barty Pleydell-Bouverie, led the Cycle of Life charity bike ride across Africa in 2008, which raised money for the Tusk Trust.
Rear Admiral Ian Corder, Rear Admiral of Submarines. Prince William was appointed Commodore-in-Chief of Submarines by The Queen in 2006.
Brigadier Ed Smyth-Osbourne, Prince William and Prince Harry's Commanding Officer in the Household Regiment and acted as their military mentor.
Major William Bartle-Jones, Prince William's Squadron Leader in the Household Cavalry Regiment based at Windsor.
Wing Commander Steven Bentley, Prince William's Search and Rescue Force Squadron Leader at RAF Valley, Anglesey.
Sergeant Keith Best, colleague of Prince William's at RAF Valley, in Anglesey, North Wales.
Squadron Leader Paul Bolton, colleague of Prince William's at RAF Valley in Anglesey, North Wales.
Wing Commander Kevin Marsh, met Prince William through his service in the RAF.
Lance-Corporal Martyn Compton, from the Household Cavalry. He was injured in an ambush in Afghanistan in 2006.
Holly Dyer, sister to 2nd Lieutenant Joanna Dyer, who was killed by a bomb in Iraq in 2007. Joanna was a close friend of Prince William's at Sandhurst.
Susie Roberts, the widow of Major Alexis Roberts, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2007. Major Alexis Roberts was Prince William's Platoon Commander at Sandhurst.
Bryn and Emma Parry, founders of the charity Help for Heroes to assist wounded service men and women.
Edward Gould, Master of Marlborough College when Miss Middleton was a student.
Andrew Gailey, Vice-Provost of Eton College, who was Prince William's Housemaster.
Edward Dawson-Damer, ex-Irish Guards officer, who was Equerry to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in the 1980s.
Sam Stevenson, Prince William's New Zealand equerry during his visit to the country in July 2005.
Sir John Major, appointed a guardian to Prince William and Prince Harry with responsibility for legal and administrative matters when Diana died in 1997.
David Beckham, with his wife, are among the invited celebrities Rowan Atkinson, close friend of The Prince of Wales.
Tom Bradby, journalist known both Prince William and Miss Middleton for some time.
Ben Fogle, television presenter and adventurer and has met Prince William on a number of occasions.
Sir Elton John, performer who sang at Diana's funeral.
David and Victoria Beckham, have met the prince as President of the Football Association, on a number of occasions.
Guy Ritchie, friend of Prince William and Miss Middleton.
Joss Stone, singer.
Mario Testino, photographer who took Prince William and Miss Middleton's official portrait photographs to mark their engagement.
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, friend of The Prince of Wales and his family.
Sam Waley-Cohen, amateur jockey and a friend of Prince William and Miss Middleton.
Galen Weston, friend of the Prince of Wales and his family.