Will Prince Louis get as many godparents as Prince George or Princess Charlotte?

Eleven-week-old Prince Louis is scheduled to attend his first ever royal event Monday afternoon: His christening Monday in the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace.

The small, intimate ceremony will mark the first time that Prince William and Kate Middleton will officially debut their “party of 5” (as Ayesha Curry puts it).

Royal watchers are hoping that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will release official photos of themselves with their three children, including Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3.

But most of the buzz surrounding the event has to do with who will be named as Louis’ godparents.

Will that honor go to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex?

And just how many godparents will the little prince get? His big brother, George, who is third in line to the throne, has seven, while his sister, Charlotte, fourth in line, has five, according to the Guardian.

There has been speculation that William and Kate, both 36, will name Meghan and Pippa Middleton as godmothers.

Metro UK reports that Meghan and Pippa Middleton will attend the 40-minute service, which is reserved for close family and friends. But precedence suggests that the sister-in-laws won’t be named Louis’ godmothers.

For the most part, Kate and William haven’t thus far picked prominent family members, royal or otherwise, to be godparents for their children. The only royal family member to get that distinction was Zara Tindall, the daughter of Princess Anne, who was named as one of George’s seven godparents in 2013. Otherwise, the couple have chosen close friends, including former friends from prep school or university. In addition, one of George’s godmothers is Julia Samuel, the head of a child charity and a good friend of Princess Diana’s, according to Popsugar.com.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


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