The first picture of Prince Louis with Charlotte and George expected as christening plans revealed

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The first picture of Prince Louis with Charlotte and George expected as christening plans revealed

File photo dated 23/04/2018 of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leaving the St Mary's Hospital, London with their newborn son Prince Louis of Cambridge, who will be christened in front of close members of the royal family on Monday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday July 8, 2018. The 11-week-old, who is fifth in line to the throne, will be baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, in the Chapel Royal at St JamesÕs Palace. See PA story ROYAL Christening. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire
File photo dated 23/04/2018 of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leaving the St Mary’s Hospital, London with their newborn son Prince Louis of Cambridge, who will be christened in front of close members of the royal family on Monday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday July 8, 2018. The 11-week-old, who is fifth in line to the throne, will be baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, in the Chapel Royal at St JamesÕs Palace. See PA story ROYAL Christening. Photo credit should read: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their three children are set to be pictured together for the first time at Prince Louis’ christening on Monday. Prince William and Kate, both 36, have arranged a small, intimate ceremony for their third child, at which only close members of the Royal family will be present. The 11-week-old will be christened at 4pm in the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace.

File photo dated 23/04/18 of Prince Louis of Cambridge, who will be christened in front of close members of the royal family on Monday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday July 8, 2018. The 11-week-old, who is fifth in line to the throne, will be baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, in the Chapel Royal at St JamesÕs Palace. See PA story ROYAL Christening. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
File photo dated 23/04/18 of Prince Louis of Cambridge, who will be christened in front of close members of the royal family on Monday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday July 8, 2018. The 11-week-old, who is fifth in line to the throne, will be baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, in the Chapel Royal at St JamesÕs Palace. See PA story ROYAL Christening. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Prince Louis of Cambridge was born on April 23, 2018 (Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire) The prince will be christened in front of close members of the royal family (Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire) The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, who wed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May, will baptise Louis. And it will be first time we’ll see William and Kate’s family of five together, with Prince George and Princess Charlotte also present. Harry and Meghan will attend the 40-minute service, as will Kate’s pregnant sister Pippa Matthews, and her brother James Middleton.

Here's When Prince Louis' Christening Will Happen and Why the Day Is So Special to Queen Elizabeth Photo (C) GETTY
Here’s When Prince Louis’ Christening Will Happen and Why the Day Is So Special to Queen Elizabeth Photo (C) GETTY

Louis’ godparents will be announced on the day, but it is believed the couple will choose close friends or family members. And Louis, who is fifth in line to the throne, is expected to wear the same frilly, cream gown George and Charlotte wore at their christenings. George, who turns five later this month, was also christened in the Chapel Royal.

Charlotte, now three, was baptised at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk. A reception was held at Buckingham Palace after George’s service. Only 22 guests attended his christening in 2013.

Source: metro co uk