Who Are Prince George’s Godparents?

Godparents are a huge deal for members of the British Royal Family. Typically, in the months after the birth of a little royal and before their baptizing, the child’s parents think long and hard about who will care for and look after their children as advisors, guides, and pseudo-parents. When Prince George was born –as the third in line for the British Throne, Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton did not take the task of choosing his godparents lightly. So who are Prince George’s godparents?

Prince George's Christmas photo

Prince George sits for his official Christmas picture in a courtyard at Kensington Palace in late November of 2014. | The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge/PA Wire via Getty Images

Where was Prince George baptized?

The British Royal Family are religious people which is why they take the baptizing and the naming of godparents seriously. In Oct. 2013, when he was just three months old, Prince George was baptized at the Chapel Royal in St. James’s Palace.

Who are Prince George’s godparents?

The future King of England has seven godparents. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge named Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton — former private secretary to the royal couple and Prince Harry, Prince William’s best friend, William van Cutsem, Princess Diana’s good friend, Julia Samuel, one of Duchess Kate Middleton’s best friends, Emilia Jardine-Paterson, Prince William’s cousin, Zara Tindall, Earl Grosvenor –the son of the Duke of Westminster, and the duke and duchess’ college friend Oliver Baker as Prince George’s godparents.

Who are Princess Charlotte’s godparents?

Princess Charlotte has five godparents. They were announced when the pint-sized princess was baptized at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene on Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham Estate back in 2015. Princess Charlotte’s godmothers are Prince William’s cousin –Laura Fellowes who is the niece of the late Princess Diana and Sophie Carter, one of the duchess’ best friends. Prince George and Prince Louis’ sister has three godfathers. They are Adam Middleton –Duchess Kate Middleton’s cousin, as well as Thomas van Straubenzee and James Meade two of Prince William’s best friends.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge stand as Prince George of Cambridge looks into Princess Charlotte of Cambridge's pram

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Who are Prince Louis godparents?

Prince Louis, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s youngest son has six godparents –one more than his sister and one less than his big brother. They are several of the duke and duchess good friends, Nicholas van Cutsem, Guy Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lady Laura Meade, and Mrs. Robert Carter. Also, Duchess Kate Middleton’s cousin, Lucy Middleton is one of the baby prince’s godmothers,

Will Duchess Kate Middleton and Prince William be Baby Sussex’s godparents?

Duchess Meghan Markle is currently expecting her first child who is due in the Spring of 2019. However, we doubt that Prince William and Duchess Kate will be chosen as the baby’s godparents. Currently, Prince William and Prince Harry are in the middle of a feud. Also, royals rarely ask their siblings to step in as godparents since they already have a significant role as an aunt or uncle in the baby’s life.

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