The Royal Family of Luxembourg released several news photographs of the royal baby Prince Charles this weekend after he was christened on Saturday. The royal baby Prince Charles is the firstborn child of Prince Guillaume and Princess Stephanie, born in May. Here is how the Royal Family of Luxembourg christened the latest addition to the family.
The couple announced the arrival of their little one of Twitter shortly after his birth on May 10.
The tweet read: “The Heir Couple is delighted to announce the birth of their son this Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 5.13am at the Maternity Grande-Duchesse Charlotte in Luxembourg.”
Now the young royal is four months old and he has been christened into the Roman Catholic faith.
The Luxembourg Royal Family baptised the young royal in a ceremony surrounded by his closest relations in northern Luxembourg.
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The Royal Family of Luxembourg christened royal baby Prince Charles of Luxembourg into the Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, September 19.
The christening took place during the afternoon at the Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus of Clervaux in Luxembourg.
Prince Charles was born on May 10, 2020, and he is the only child of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie.
He is second in the line of succession to the throne of Luxembourg which is currently headed by his grandfather the Grand Duke Henri.
Royal baby news: The newborn wore a traditional christening gown
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In historic photos, the newborn was shown posing with his parents in a traditional christening gown.
The gown is a family heirloom which was also won by his grandfather and his grandfather’s siblings, Princess Marie-Astrid, Prince Jean and Prince Guillaume.
The ceremony was conducted by Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg with assistance by Leo Wagener, Fernand Franck, and Reverend Père Dom Michel Jorrot.
A baptism candle has been made by an artisan firm in the north of Luxembourg.
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Several members of the Royal Family in Luxembourg were in attendance.
Alongside baby Charles and his parents, Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Louis, Prince Felix and Princess Claire with their two children (Princess Amalia and Prince Liam) and Prince Sébastien were also in attendance.
Charles’s mother’s family, the Lannoy was represented by some of the Hereditary Grand Duchess’s siblings, their spouses and children including Count and Countess Jehan de Lannoy with their children and Count and Countess Christian de Lannoy with their children.
Press were not permitted inside the church for the ceremony but took photographs of the christening party from outside.
Royal baby news: The baby was christened in Clervaux
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Prince Charles’ godparents were named as:
The christening took place in Clervaux which has strong links with the Lannoy family.
A branch of the Lannoy family lived in the famous castle at Clervaux for centuries and therefore the venue had huge significance for the royal baby and his parents.
The christening images follow adorable images released by the royals in June.
These images showed the royal baby enjoying a nap while resting on the side of a large white teddy bear.
Others showed him peacefully resting in his mother’s arms at Fischbach Castle.
Royal baby Prince Charles was dressed in an adorable pair of woollen dungarees and a matching jumper.