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Princess Charlotte will be just over two months old at the time and will be christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby. The Palace confirmed the service itself will be "private", however some well wishers will be permitted to gather outside.
William and Kate's choice of venue was partly chosen due to its proximity to Anmer Hall, and of course it has quite the history with royal christenings. The late Diana, Princess of Wales was baptised there and more recently Princess Eugenie received the sacrament there during a public service in 1990.
You will all be familiar with photos of the royals walking to St Mary Magdalene Church each year on Christmas Day.
More from the Telegraph:
'Princess Charlotte's late grandmother Princess Diana, who was born at Park House, Sandringham, was christened in the church on August 30, 1961.
It means that both of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s children will have a baptismal link to Diana, as Prince George was christened in the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace, where the Princess’s body lay before her funeral in 1997.'
A royal source spoke to the Telegraph:
'The choice was made because of the Royal family’s close connection to that church.
“In addition, the family are staying in Norfolk at the moment and the Duke will be based in the region at that time because of his work flying as an air ambulance pilot.”
Princess Charlotte will be the most senior member of the Royal family to be christened outside a royal residence for 120 years.
The Queen’s father, George VI, was christened in the same church in 1895, but for the next three generations Royal palaces were used for the christenings of all senior members of the Royal family.'
Archbishop Justin Welby, who also baptised Prince George, spoke of his delight: "I am delighted to be invited to conduct the baptism of HRH Princess Charlotte. It will be an extraordinary honour and privilege to help welcome the Princess into the family of the church. Along with her parents and all her family, I look forward to joining in this joyful day of celebration and thanksgiving.”
The Duchess chose an elegant bespoke Alexander McQueen ensemble for Prince George's christening at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace and no doubt we'll see her selecting an equally regal look for her daughter's christening.
Princess Charlotte will wear the same gown her brother wore for his christening in October 2013.
It is a hand-made replica of the royal christening robe, made by Angela Kelly, dressmaker to the Queen. The original Honiton lace and satin robe, which is now 172 years old, was last used in 2004 with Lady Louise Windsor being the last royal baby to wear the piece. After years of wear it had become too fragile to use, so in 2008 the Queen commissioned a replica. It features the same length skirt, elaborate collars and bow as its predecessor. The first baby to wear it was was James, Viscount Severn, son of the Earl and Countess of Wessex.
Back to the Telegraph:
'Other, less obvious choices could include Sir David Manning, the former ambassador to Washington who now acts as the couple’s foreign affairs adviser, Miguel Head, the Duke’s private secretary, and Rebecca Deacon, the Duchess’s private secretary'
As with Prince George's christening, it will be a small, intimate affair attended by godparents and their spouses and close family. The choice of location was an excellent one, with plenty of royal history but also a personal one given its connection to Diana. Anmer Hall is very much the Cambridges home now and will continue to be their primary residence for some time to come.
Similarly to George's christening, we expect to see arrival photos on the day, before official photographs are taken. It should be a wonderful event.
UPDATE 6 June: Kensington Palace has confirmed photos of Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be released tonight. The four photos were taken by Kate in mid-may at Anmer Hall. They'll be released via Kensington Palace's Twitter Feed from 9 p.m.
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As social media users may have noticed, the embargo on this was broken last night, however I wanted to abide by it until it was official! It's going to be a real treat. We'll see you tonight :)