Prince Louis' christening date announced

  • Prince Louis' christening date announced

Prince Louis' christening date announced

He'll be nearly 12-weeks-old, the same age as his big brother Prince George was when he was christened.

"If you look back at the birth of Princess Charlotte, she was born on May 2 and her christening was July 5", said Jess Ilse, editorial assistant at the Royal Central.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rev. Justin Welby will perform the christening.

The Chapel Royal is the same place of baptism as Louis' older brother George.

The robe is a replica of the intricate lace and satin dress made for Queen Victoria's eldest daughter in 1841.

Amid the chaos it's easy to forget, but yes, there was a new royal baby born in April (and one yesterday, but that's beside the point), and Kensington Palace announced that he'll officially be baptized on July 9. His siblings were each baptized in the same gown design that a whopping 62 of their ancestors also wore, according to Romper.

The move was a significant nod to William Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth's role as head of the Church of England.

George's christening at the same venue in October 2013 was an intimate occasion, with only 23 guests attending.

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So far, the public have had just two glimpses of Kate and William's youngest child.

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Ahead of her wedding, Meghan was herself christened and confirmed in the Chapel Royal by the Archbishop, who also married the couple last month.

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