The third baby of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince Louis, was christened Monday afternoon at The Chapel Royal in St Jame’s Palace in London.
The 11-week-old prince, who was born Louis Arthur Charles on April 23, was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge is fifth in line to the throne, and the sixth great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth.
The Queen and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, didn’t attend the christening, but it surely was a call made “a while in the past” and wasn’t resulting from well being causes.
WATCH: Prince Louis surrounded by household for christening as followers cheer close by
In 2013, Prince Louis’ older brother, Prince George, was additionally christened by Welby on the Chapel Royal.
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In 2015, his sister Princess Charlotte was christened at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, a royal property close to England’s jap coast. She, too, was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The christening itself is kind of the household custom, Royal Central U.Ok. notes, including Prince Louis additionally wore a reproduction of the now-famous Honiton lace christening robe.
“This new model was commissioned by The Queen and made by Angela Kelly and her group as a duplicate of the well-known authentic which was deemed too fragile to stay in use. James, Viscount Severn, was the primary child to put on the brand new outfit at his christening in 2008. His massive sister, Woman Louise Windsor, had been the final royal to put on the unique robe,” the positioning notes.
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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince Charles and his spouse Camilla, and the Middleton’s dad and mom and siblings all attended the service.
BBC stories that Middleton was overheard saying Louis was “very relaxed and peaceable,” and joked to the archbishop that she hopes “he stays like this.”
Prince Louis’ six godparents are all family and friends of Prince William and Middleton: Nicholas van Cutsem, Man Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Woman Laura Meade, Mrs. Robert Carter and Lucy Middleton.
Prince George’s and Princess Charlotte’s godparents are additionally shut associates and relations of the royal couple.
(You may watch the royals arrive within the video, prime.)
— With information from Arti Patel and The Related Press
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