Official photos released by Royal Family to mark Prince Louis christening

Eloise Marshall
July 16, 2018

Kensington Palace has released official photographs of the royal family at Prince Louis' christening.

Prince Louis's christening was held last week at the Chapel Royal in St. James's Palace in London.

(Behind: Left to right) Camilla Parker, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle (Front: Left to right) Prince William, Prince George, Kate Middleton, Prince Louis (in Kate's arms), Princess Charlotte.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, following Prince Louis's christening.

The royal couple also named six close friends and family members to be godparents to Prince Louis.

The official photos from Prince Louis of Cambridge's christening have been released one week on from the event.

The second photo includes just the royal family members, while the third photo debuts the new family of five. And let's not forget the history-making moment of when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walked into the church with their entire brood, all together for the first time.

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One of the family portraits sees the proud parents with their children and Kate's parents, Michael and Carole Middleton. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby baptized Louis.

Mr Holyoak said: 'Everyone was so relaxed and in such good spirits, it was an absolute pleasure.

In another lovely shot, Kate poses alone with Prince Louis in the garden.

The 92-year-old Queen and her husband Prince Philip were not among the guests.

The duchess added, with a smile: "I hope he stays like this".

Prince Louis was born on April 23 and is the youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

To celebrate Princess Charlotte's christening in 2015, the Cambridges turned to Mario Testino to take their portraits on the Queen's Sandringham Estate - a mix of casual outdoor family shots and more formal photos with extended family in the property's Drawing Room.

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