Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third child, Prince Louis, was christened in front of friends and family on Monday – but Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip weren’t two of them.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh had decided not to attend their great-grandson’s christening. A decision that Buckingham Palace says was made some time ago and agreed to by Prince William and Kate.
The 92-year-old monarch has a busy week ahead, marked by a visit from US President Donald Trump in Windsor on Friday.
The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, has retired from public duties and has been enjoying his free time away from London.