Prince Louis

Prince Louis was born at 11.01am on 23rd April 2018 at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, weighing 8lbs 7oz.

Prince Louis - photo credit – Millie Pilkington

As the third child of The Prince and Princess of Wales he is fourth in line to the throne.

The Prince of Wales, then the Duke of Cambridge, took Prince George and Princess Charlotte, his older brother and sister, to visit him at the hospital on the day Prince Louis was born.

On 27th April 2018, The Prince and Princess of Wales announced that they would name their child Louis Arthur Charles. He would be formally known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge.

 

On 9 July 2018 The Prince and Princess of Wales followed generations of the Royal Family by having their youngest child, Prince Louis, baptised in the historic surroundings of the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace. Prince Louis wore the handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe, made by Angela Kelly, Dressmaker to The Queen.

The Prince and Princess of Wales asked the following people to be godparents to Prince Louis, all of whom are friends or family of Their Royal Highnesses: Mr. Nicholas van Cutsem, Mr. Guy Pelly, Mr. Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, The Lady Laura Meade, Mrs. Robert Carter and Miss Lucy Middleton.

An official photo was released, by Matt Holyoak.

The Duke and Duchess also released a photo by Matt Porteous.

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