Princess Charlotte will be christened at the Sandringham estate
Princess Charlotte’s christening date has been announced by Kensington Palace. The baby daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be christened on July 5 at St Mary Magdalene Church at the Queen’s Sandringham estate in Norfolk.
It has also been confirmed that the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rev. Justin Welby, will perform the service.
According to the BBC, Welby was ‘delighted’ to be asked. ‘It will be an extraordinary honour and privilege to help welcome the princess into the family of the church,’ he added.
Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge was born on 2 May at St Mary’s Hospital in London, weighing 8lb 3oz (3.7kg).
Prince William and the Duchess Cambridge have been laying low at Anmer Hall on the Sandringham estate since the birth of baby Charlotte last month.
William returned to work from paternity leave just this Monday as a pilot with the East Anglican Air Ambulance.
Now, all bets are on to see who the godparents will be…