This August 2016 video from England says about itself:
The new seventh Duke of Westminster has inherited his father’s £9bn estate at the age of just 25 and has been described as now owning “half of London”.
Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, previously known by his honorary title Earl Grosvenor, also inherits Eaton Hall in Cheshire – home to the Grosvenor family since the 15th century.
Despite not being the eldest child of the late Duke of Westminster, who died at the age of 64 on Tuesday, and his wife Natalia, the new Duke will inherit the billion-pound fortune instead of his elder sister Tamara due to an archaic tradition.
The rule of primogeniture that dates back to the time of William the Conqueror sees legitimate male heirs take precedence over their older sisters when it comes to inheriting an estate.
The principle was described in 2015 as “archaic, mad…
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