Prince Louis’s Baptism Will Have a Deep Connection to Princess Diana

Eloise Marshall
June 21, 2018

The christening of Prince Louis will take place on July 9.

Charlotte, 3, was christened at Sandringham's St. Mary Magdalene church in Norfolk - in the same church where her late grandmother Princess Diana was baptized - while the ceremony for George, 4, was held at St. James's Palace's Chapel Royal.

His christening will be the first time Prince Louis has been spotted in public since his birth at St Mary's Hospital in London.

Prince Louis will be 10 weeks old at his christening.

It falls neatly between the potential quarter-final and semi-final dates for England, should the national team progress that far in the competition.

Newlyweds Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will also make an appearance.

Kate has been taking an extended maternity leave compared to her the time taken for Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

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Their sister Charlotte was christened at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham.

However, she gave herself more time to recover after the birth of Charlotte and didn't resume royal duties until the princess was four months old.

Prince Louis will wear a a replica lace and satin dress created for Queen Victoria's eldest child, 177 years ago, like his older siblings.

Who will christen Prince Louis?

The Archbishop of Canterbury christened both Prince Louis' siblings in 2013 and 2015.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes told the Express: 'As with George and Charlotte, the Duke and Duchess chose close and trusted friends and aides, rather than immediate family members, and the odds suggest that will be the same with little Prince Louis'.

Meghan made her Royal Ascot debut yesterday without Kate to lean on for support, but on the arm of her new husband Prince Harry.

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