On July 6, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was christened in a private chapel at Windsor castle in a closed service. It was conducted by Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury. Photos of the day Harry and Megan showed in the official Instagram account of the family.
Archie was christened in an exact copy of the Royal dress for christening. The original Royal baptismal garments, made of fine lace and white satin, were commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter. This dress was subsequently worn to Royal christening by several generations of children, including Queen Elizabeth, her children, and her grandchildren until 2004 — when Elizabeth commissioned a hand-made copy to preserve the fragile historical attire and continue the tradition.
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This morning, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was christened in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle at an intimate service officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are so happy to share the joy of this day with members of the public who have been incredibly supportive since the birth of their son. They thank you for your kindness in welcoming their first born and celebrating this special moment. Their Royal Highnesses feel fortunate to have enjoyed this day with family and the godparents of Archie. Their son, Archie, was baptised wearing the handmade replica of the royal christening gown which has been worn by royal infants for the last 11 years. The original Royal Christening Robe, made of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter. It was subsequently worn for generations of Royal christenings, including The Queen, her children and her grandchildren until 2004, when The Queen commissioned this handmade replica, in order for the fragile historic outfit to be preserved, and for the tradition to continue. Photo credit: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal
The firstborn of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle was born on May 6. The child called Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. He took seventh place in the queue for the British throne after his grandfather — Prince Charles, uncle — Prince William, his children — Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, and father — Prince Harry.