Here's Why This Senior Royal Will Be Missing From Princess Eugenie's Big Wedding This Week

The final preparations are being made for the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on Friday, but at least one senior royal will not be there.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall is unable to head down from Scotland, where she and Prince Charles are currently staying, because she has a day of duties.

The royal, 71, is set to attend a harvest festival, visit a school and step out for another engagement close to the home she and Charles, 69, share in the Highlands, PEOPLE understands.

Her diary was already set when the wedding date was set: “These are long-standing invitations,” says a source at the couple’s Clarence House office.

While the guest list for the wedding hasn’t been confirmed, 800 people are expected in St. George’s Chapel, including most of the senior members of the royal family. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day in May, are expected before they head out to Australia, Tonga, Fiji and New Zealand for their much-anticipated tour.

Eugenie’s sister Princess Beatrice, 30, is set to be the maid of honor at Friday’s service.

The news comes after a weekend in which it was confirmed that Andrea Bocelli will sing at the ceremony, which starts at 6 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, and the couple have chosen a red velvet and chocolate cake for their reception.

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