It’s a big day for the newest addition to the Royal family! Princess Charlotte‘s christening will take place at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Sandringham. She will wear a hand-made replica of the Royal Christening Robe, made by the Queen’s dressmaker, Angela Kelly. The original Victorian lace and satin gown has been worn by royal’s since 1841 but has since been preserved. The Princess will be baptized in the Lily Font, which represents purity and new life.
The christening will be an intimate service, as only the immediate family members and godparents of Princess Charlotte will be in attendance. Here’s who got the invite:
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Middleton, Miss Pippa Middleton and Mr. James Middleton
Also in attendance will be Princess Charlotte’s newly appointed godparents, none of whom is members of the Royal family. The Duke and Duchess have asked the following friends and family to be her godparents:
Miss Sophie Carter: friend of Duchess Kate Middleton
Mr. James Meade: friend of Prince William
Mr. Adam Middleton: cousin of Duchess Kate Middleton
The Hon. Laura Fellowes: cousin of Prince William
Mr. Thomas van Straubenzee: friend of Prince William
Maybe next time, Pippa?
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