Princess Charlotte, the royal baby of Kate Middleton and Prince William, will be christened in what is expected to be an intimate ceremony next month just two months after her birth.
On Friday Kensington Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will have their daughter, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, christened at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham on July 5. The name Elizabeth honors Queen Elizabeth II and Diana honors Prince William's late mother.
Kate Middleton and Prince William named their newborn daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana following her birth on Saturday, May 2.
"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana," read a tweet from Kensington Palace on Monday. "The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge."
The Duchess of Cambridge delivered a baby girl on Saturday morning in the Lindo Wing, a private facility within the NHS St. Mary's Hospital over the weekend. The newborn weighed in 8 pounds, 3 ounces and both mother and baby are said to be doing well. more >>
As the whole world eagerly awaits the birth of Kate Middleton's second child, her husband Prince William joined the Queen and political leaders to mark 100 years since the start of the Galipoli campaign at the Cenotaph on Saturday, April 25.
Despite the anticipation for the next royal baby heating up, the 32-year-old royal looked composed as he arrived in military uniform. The Prince is on six weeks' unpaid leave from his job learning to fly helicopters for the East Anglian Air Ambulance after finishing the first of his training early.
Prince William's official appearance suggested that things were the same at the private Lindo Wing in Paddington, London, where the Duchess of Cambridge is waiting to go on labor. more >>
The Great Kate wait is on again in the U.K. as many are anxiously awaiting the birth of Kate Middleton's second child.
The Duchess of Cambridge, 33, recently went back to her hometown of Bucklebury, Berkshire to spend some quality time with her 20-month-old son, Prince George, before the arrival of his new sibling.
For months now, there has been a lot of speculation about the royal baby's gender, and many have based it on several factors including the Duchess' sartorial choices and the paint colors which she allegedly ordered for the baby's room. As Royal baby fever grips the world once more, many are pinning their hopes on the baby being a girl. more >>
Kate Middleton is expected to give birth sometime this month, and preparations are ongoing in London in anticipation of the Duchess giving birth to her second child.
Parking restriction notices have been put in place outside the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth.
The yellow signs cite "Special Event" as the reason for suspension in front of the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London and have been enforced from April 15 to 30, meaning the Duchess is expected to have her child by this date. more >>
Those waiting for a glimpse of Kate Middleton may have to wait a few more weeks before they can see the young royal as the Duchess of Cambridge is currently on her maternity leave. She began her maternity leave on March 28, the day after making three public appearances in London with her husband.
Though the Duchess and Prince William have yet to confirm her exact due date, it has been reported that the royal is set to give birth on April 25. The Duchess herself said that she is due in the second half of this month sometime between April 15 to April 30.
As the due date nears, royal sources have begun to give a preview of what the public can expect when the couple's second child is born. more >>