Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Charles and Camilla to attend Prince Louis’ christening at the Chapel Royal in St James’s Palace on Monday.
Kensington Palace shared a clip of the guests arriving ahead of the service:
The footage comes after the Palace confirmed that Nicholas van Cutsem, Guy Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lady Laura Meade, Mrs. Robert Carter and Lucy Middleton would all be the little one’s godparents.
The likes of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Middleton, Mr. and Mrs. James Matthews, and Mr. James Middleton were also in attendance.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who will be baptizing Louis, posted on Twitter ahead of the service:
Two people who did not attend were the Queen and Prince Philip. However, according to the BBC, this was a decision made “some time ago” and not due to health reasons.
Her Majesty, 92, was due to travel back from Norfolk Monday and has a busy week ahead with celebrations marking the centenary of the RAF on Tuesday, as well as Trump’s visit to Windsor on Friday.
Photographer Matt Holyoak, who photographed the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh on their 70th wedding anniversary, did the honours at Monday’s ceremony.
The Palace also confirmed that Kate Middleton and Prince William’s youngest child would wear the handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe, made by Angela Kelly, Dressmaker to The Queen.
The Lily Font and water from the River Jordan was used during the baptism.
Following the service, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge gave a private tea at Clarence House. It was reported that guests would be served slices of christening cake, which was a tier taken from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake.
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It was also revealed that the Duke and Duchess had chosen two hymns, two lessons and two anthems for the christening.
The Palace confirmed that the hymns were, “O Jesus, I Have Promised” and “Lord of All Hopefulness,” with the lessons being from St. Mark 10: 13-16, read by Miss Lucy Middleton, and Ephesians 3: 14-19, read by Mr Guy Pelly.
The anthems were “This is the day which the Lord hath made” (John Rutter) and “Suo Gan, a traditional Welsh Lullaby” (Gareth Wilson).
“This is the day which the Lord hath made” was composed for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding on April 29, 2011. The anthems were performed by The Choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal.