Prince Louis christened at private ceremony

Lawrence Kim
July 12, 2018

Nicholas Van Cutsem, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, and Guy Pelly are Prince Louis' godfathers.

Other notable guests there to toast Prince Louis were Prince Charles and Camilla, Kate's parents Carole and Michael Middleton, her sister Pippa and her husband James Matthews, and hot bearded Middleton brother James.

Louis was baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby in a 40-minute service which started at 4 pm on Monday.

The 6 godparents, who also attended with their spouses, are all friends or family of William and Kate.

The small christening party saw Prince George and Princess Charlotte politely shake hands with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Windsor, praised by their father who told them "well done".

Lady Laura Meade will Godmother to Prince Louis.

However, the Prince Louis wore 10-year-old gown with a royal history.

The young pair were joined today by Spanish nanny Maria Borallo as they watched the display.

After Meghan Markle confirmed her father Thomas won't attend the wedding, Prince Charles offered to walk the bride down the aisle. During the ceremony, his seven godparents were also named, including Prince William's cousin Zara Tindall and many of their closest friends. Several took to social media to comment on the "cheeky" siblings.

The christening took place at St. Jame's Palace in London on July 9.

Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will be christened in London, but his great-grandparents won't be there. And appropriate for the occasion, mother Kate Middleton chose to bring back a christening staple: a white dress by Alexander McQueen - the very designer she wore to both Prince George's and Princess Charlotte's christenings, as well as her 2011 wedding to Prince William.

It was worn for all royal christenings until 2008, when the Queen commissioned her dressmaker, Angela Kelly, to make a replica in order to preserve the original, the Palace said.

(Picture: Reuters) Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, arrive at Westminster Abbey for a service to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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