Princess Charlotte was just christened in a beautiful ceremony.


She’s absolutely lovely.

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge has been christened overnight in a private ceremony at St. Mary Magdalene church at the Queen’s Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

In a touching tribute, it is the same church where her namesake and grandmother, Princess Diana, was baptised 54 years ago.


St Mary Magdelene church where Princess Charlotte was christened.

The Princess was christened in a handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe, made by the Dressmaker to the Queen. The original Christening Robe has now been preserved. reports that in accordance with tradition, Princess Charlotte was christened by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby using an incredible valuable 170-year-old silver font, which is normally kept with the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London.

The royals arriving at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on July 5, 2015 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo: Getty Images)
The royals arriving at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on July 5, 2015 in King’s Lynn, England. (Photo: Getty Images)

Duchess Catherine of Cambridge wore a cream Alexander McQueen coat to the ceremony and pushed tiny Charlotte in a vintage pram. Meanwhile, Charlotte’s brother George remained as adorable as ever — even giving a big wave to the crowd as he toddled along clutching his father’s hand.

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge is pushed in her silver cross pram as she leaves the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate for her christening. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Strikingly, Prince George wore a traditional romper suit incorporating red shorts — an outfit nearly identical to one worn by his father Prince William almost 30 years ago.

Prince George of Cambridge attends the christening of his little sister. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Wills wore the similar outfit to meet his little brother Harry for the first time in 1984.

The Queen and Prince Phillip were in attendance at the christening, as were Prince Charles and Camilla, Michael and Carole Middleton and Kate’s sister Pippa and James. Prince Harry had to miss the affair, as he’s in Africa on a conservation mission, reports.


Click through the pictures from Prince George’s christening here (post continues after gallery): 


The ceremony, which allowed the local townspeople to gather near the country church, was a stark contrast to Prince George’s private affair at a chapel in Central London.

While the public had no access to Charlotte’s christening, crowds of well-wishers gathered today in the paddock adjoining St. Mary Magdalene to give the young princess their blessing; many of the 3500-strong crowd had been queuing for hours.

Princess Charlotte will have five godparents, all of whom are friends of the British Royal family: Miss Sophie Carter, Mr. James Meade, Mr. Adam Middleton, The Hon. Laura Fellowes and Mr. Thomas van Straubenzee.

Mr. Thomas van Straubenzee, godfather to Princess Charlotte.

Charlotte, who is now two months old,  is fourth in line for the British Throne.

For some unbearably adorable photos of Princess Charlotte and her big brother, click through the gallery below. 

And the photos from when Princess Charlotte came home from the hospital: