When Was Prince George’s Christening, Where Is The Chapel Royal And Who Baptised Him?


NOW nearly five years old, it’s been a short while since Prince George of Cambridge was christened at the Chapel Royal.

Here are all the details we have on his christening..

Getty – Pool George was christened back in 2013

When was Prince George christened?

On October 23, 2013, the eldest son of Prince William and Kate Middleton was baptised.

He was born on the July 22 of the same year.

It was an untraditionally small ceremony with only 22 guests attending and he had SEVEN godparents announced.

The ceremony lasted only 45 minutes and there was a reception afterwards at Buckingham Palace.

Getty Images – Getty Prince George is third in line to the throne

Where is the Chapel Royal?

The Chapel Royal is at St James’ Palace, close to Buckingham Palace in London.

It’s situated on Malborough Place just over the other side of St James’ Park from the Queen’s residence.

It is not open to the public unlike the Queen’s Chapel.

However it is an active place of worship.

Who attended the christening?

Only 22 people attended the intimate ceremony back in 2013.

This included the seven godparents and their spouses, along with senior royals and four members of the Middleton family.

George’s named godparents are: Oliver Baker, Emilia Jardine-Paterson, Earl Grosvenor, Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, Julia Samuel, William van Cutsem and Zara Tindall.

PA:Press Association The Archbishop of Canterbury conducted the ceremony

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