Prince Louis' 6 Godparents Announced Ahead of Christening

Lewis Collier
July 10, 2018

She wore an olive green shift dress by American designer Ralph Lauren Monday, accessorizing the frock with a matching hat from Stephen Jones during the ceremony at St. James' Palace Chapel Royal in London, where Meghan was baptized earlier this year.

Louis, the fifth in line to the British throne who was born on April 23, was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury at The Chapel Royal of St James's Palace in central London.

William and Kate chose two hymns for the service: "O Jesus, I Have Promised" and "Lord of All Hopefulness".

For the first time ever, photos were taken that included Prince Louis, siblings Princess Charlotte and Prince George, and mom and dad Kate Middleton and Prince William.

(L-R bottom row) The royals - Prince William of Cambridge, Prince Charles of Wales, Camilla of Wales, Kate Middleton of Cambridge, Prince Andrew of York, Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York - attended the wedding in full force in their fashionable best.

Louis' godparents, who will be announced on the day, will take part in the private 40-minute traditional religious ceremony, which begins at 16:00 BST. The new version was made by the Queen's dresser, Angela Kelly.

OnePlus 6: 5 Reasons To Consider OnePlus Flagship Over Asus ZenFone 5Z
All the three variants of the ZenFone 5Z will be made available from July 9, 00:00 at a starting price of Rs 29,999. In terms of launch offers, the ZenFone 5Z comes with a flat Rs. 3,000 discount on ICICI credit and debit cards.

The Lily Font, which was commission by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1840 and used for every christening since, and water from the River Jordan were used during the baptism.

After the ceremony, the guests will descend on a private tea afternoon at Clarence House and indulge in some desserts - including a tier from Kate and William's 2011 wedding cake. Like his siblings Prince George and Princess Charlotte before him, Louis will be dressed up in an article of clothing that carries the weight of history.

Guy Pelly: The son of wealthy Kent landowners, Mr Pelly used to help run several London nightclubs.

Lady Laura Meade is married to Prince William's close friend James, who is Princess Charlotte's godfather.

Mrs Carter is a schoolfriend of the Duchess, while Miss Middleton, a solicitor, is her cousin.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER