Queen absent from christening of Prince Louis

10 July, 2018, 21:00 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge name Guy Pelly, formerly of East Malling, as one of Prince Louis' godparents

Those in attendance included Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex; Carole and Michael Middleton; Prince George and Princess Charlotte, James Middleton, Pippa Middleton and her husband, James Matthews.

The christening came at the start of a busy week for the monarch, who is due to attend celebrations in London marking the centenary of the Royal Air Force Tuesday and to meet US President Donald Trump in Windsor on Friday.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip surprised royal watchers this week by missing Prince Louis' christening, but insiders say that it wasn't because of health issues.

His big brother Prince George as well as sister Princess Charlotte came along too but it was she who stole the show again thanks to her confident antics.

"She loved all the old classics and Harry had the brilliant idea of starting a little library of first editions for Louis, Charlotte and George to enjoy as they get older".

His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge is fifth in line to the throne, and the sixth great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth.

Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave after the christening.

Prince William and the former Kate Middleton were joined at the christening by both of their families.

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As the christening of Prince Louis is today, royal fans have been taking a look back at his mother, Kate Middleton's christening photos.

The cheeky pair, who welcomed little brother Prince Louis in April, were spotted at the window of Buckingham Palace watching the RAF 100 flypast at around 1pm.

Van Cutsem's father was one of Prince Charles's closest friends. He helped organize William's bachelor party and is married to an American, Holiday Inn heiress Lizzie Wilson.

Louis' godmothers are Lady Laura Meade, Hannah Carter, and Lucy Middleton.

Prince Louis, the youngest son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has been christened in a private ceremony.

Princess Charlotte appears to be emulating her mother with a more grown-up hairstyle - wearing her longer locks in a centre parting.

Louis will wear the replica of the royal christening robe, first used in 2008. George, however was christened at St. James's Palace's Chapel Royal, just like Louis.

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