Prince Louis' christening to be held at Chapel Royal on July 9

Deanna Kelley
June 21, 2018

On Saturday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were spotted at Celia McCorquodale and George Woodhouse's nuptials.

Who is performing the christening?

The announcement of Prince Louis' christening was made today on Twitter by Kensington Palace.

Prince Louis, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will be christened on July 9, Kensington Palace has revealed.

He weighed eight pounds seven ounces (3.83 kg) and is the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Kate Middleton and Prince William missed his cousin's wedding.

If his siblings' ceremonies are anything to go by, Prince Louis' christening will be a private affair. "Harry and Meghan were there lending royal support to his cousin", Fitzwilliams said.

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Princess Charlotte was christened Charlotte Elizabeth Diana on July 5, 2015 by The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend Justin Welby at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham.

We already know what Louis will likely wear for the day, too. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will share photos but will keep the occasion as private as possible.

He is the youngest brother of Prince George and Princess Charlotte and is fifth in line to the British throne.

Sister Princess Charlotte was also christened about two months after Kate gave birth to her. Traditionally, royal baptisms have been a time for lovely family photos, which means brothers George and Louis will be pictured alongside each other for the first time ever.

Middleton is expected to return to her royal duties in October.

It was also announced that the event will take place at The Chapel Royal, St James's Palace with the little prince being christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

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