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The christening of Prince Louis of Cambridge

Meghan and Harry attended the christening of Prince Louis at The Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace in London – the same place where Meghan was baptized just three months earlier ahead of the wedding.

Their arrival:

The Sussexes entered the church behind Prince William, Kate Middleton, and their three children: Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.

While Louis’ big brother, Prince George’s was also christened at St. James’s Palace’s Chapel Royal, Princess Charlotte’s ceremony took place at Sandringham’s St. Mary Magdalene church in Norfolk — the same church where her late grandmother Princess Diana was christened On 30 August 1961.

A picture of the Prince who slept through the proceedings “very relaxed and peaceful,” according to The Duchess Of Cambridge as she told the Archbishop that she hopes “he stays like this.”

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A picture of the arrival:

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The service was conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, who also baptized Meghan and officiated her nuptials to Prince Harry. (Welby also christened Prince George in October 2013 and Princess Charlotte in July 2015).

The guests Prince Charles, and Camilla.

A picture of them arriving:

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But neither the queen, nor the Duke of Edinburgh attended by “mutual decision,” according to Buckingham Palace, and not due to health reasons.

“The Queen, 92, was travelling back from Norfolk on Monday and has a busy week ahead, with celebrations marking the centenary of the RAF on Tuesday and US President Donald Trump’s visit to Windsor on Friday.”

Prince Louis’s grandparents, Carole and Michael Middleton, as well as Kate’s at-the-time pregnant sister, Pippa, and her brother, James, were also among the guests.

Their arrival:

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A video of the guests arriving:

Prince Louis was christened in the same gown worn by his siblings, a cream lace and white satin robe that is a replica of the one used by Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter in 1841. Also, following tradition, water from the river Jordan was used for the ceremony.

Following the 40-minute religious ceremony, the guests were invited to a private tea at the palace that included another tradition: christening cake kept from a tier taken from the duke’s and duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake.

Meghan looked radiant that day wearing a bespoke olive green Ralph Lauren dress

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She matched the dress with an olive green Stephen Jones hat

And a pair of Ralph Lauren ‘Celia’ pumps in olive

And finished the look with her Galanterie de Cartier earrings from her wedding:

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