Prince George, the 3-month-old son of Kate Middleton and Prince William and future king of England has been christened on Wednesday, Oct. 23, with a rare four-generation of the British Royal family attending the ceremony.
Prince George was christened with water from the River Jordan by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace. Prince George arrived at the chapel, carried by his father Prince William with his mother Kate on his side, and was wearing a replica satin and lace christening gown, which was first made for Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter and was first used in 1841.
Kate, 31, wore a cream-colored Alexander McQueen dress, designed by Sarah Burton, who also designed her wedding dress and a matching hat by Jane Taylor, while Prince William, 31, looked dapper in his navy-blue suit.
The Queen and her husband Prince Philip also attend the ceremony alongside Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker, Prince Harry, and other royal members. Kate parents, Carole and Michael Middleton and her sister Pippa Middleton and brother James Middleton also attended the event.
Kate and Prince have named seven people to be godparents to George, who was born in July 22. All seven godparents were present at the event. They are Oliver Baker, Zara Phillips, Emilia Jardine-Paterson, Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, Julia Samuel, Hugh Grosvenor, and William van Cutsem.
Kate and William also hired a photographer Jason Bell to take official pictures, which will include the whole royal clan. The official photos are expected to be made public the following day after the christening.