The Christening of Princess Charlotte: Guests and Godparents


The following guests will attend Princess Charlotte’s christening today at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Sandringham:


The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Middleton, Miss Pippa Middleton and Mr. James Middleton

Princess Charlotte’s godparents and their spouses.


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have asked the following people to be godparents to Princess Charlotte, all of whom are friends or family of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge:


Miss Sophie Carter

Mr. James Meade

Mr. Adam Middleton

The Hon. Laura Fellowes

Mr. Thomas van Straubenzee


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will walk from Sandringham House to church with their children.

Princess Charlotte will wear the hand made replica of the Royal Christening Robe, made by Angela Kelly, Dressmaker to The Queen.

The Lily Font and water from the River Jordan will be used during the baptism.

Following the service, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will give a tea at Sandringham House. Guests will be served slices of christening cake, which is a tier taken from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake.