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The Christening of Prince Louis

Published 9 July 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge followed generations of the Royal Family by having their youngest child, Prince Louis, baptised in the historic surroundings of the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace

Prince Louis asleep in The Duchess of Cambridge's arms

Members of the Royal Family including The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and The Duchess of Cambridge's parents and siblings gathered at the Chapel with the godparents for a traditional service conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

A number of Royal traditions were incorporated into the day, including the Christening gown ...

The font ...

And the Christening cake ...

Find out more about the history, traditions and current life of the Chapel Royal