Astrid, born in 1981, and several years Harry's senior, has noted family connections to the aristocracy. She's a scion of the Barons Suffield and a kinswoman of Caroline Harbord-Hamond (now Mrs Twiston-Davies), a trusted friend of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Diana was godmother of Caroline's daughter, Antonia.
Astrid is the daughter of Old Harrovian Charles Harbord and his second wife, the former Sarah Blandy. Full name Astrid Anne Sylvia Harbord. She has a sister, Davina, born in 1986.