The intimate service officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, with no public or media in attendance. Approximately 25 people were expected to join the Sussex’s. Unfortunately, the Queen and Prince Phillip were unable to attend due to prior engagements. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have also kept the god parents of baby Archie private.
A Family Affair
The pictures were taken in the Green Drawing Room and in the rose garden at Windsor Castle by photographer Chris Allerton. Two photos from the day were released. An adorable photo of the proud parents with their two-month-old son, and one larger family portrait, which features the Cambridges, Prince Charles and Camilla, and Meghan’s mother Doria, as well as two of Princess Diana’s siblings, Lady Jane Fellowes and Lady Sarah McCorquodale.
In true Duchess of Cambridge style, Kate was seen wearing the pearl earrings Princess Diana word on Prince Harry’s Christening day.
In accordance with Royal tradition, The Lily Font and water from the River Jordan were used during the christening. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was wearing the handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe. Members of the St George’s Chapel Choir performed at the ceremony.