Sweden

Taking a look back at the christenings of Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar

Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, Duchess ofÖstergötland, was born on23 February 2012 to Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden. Her christening into the Lutheran faith took place on22 May 2012 in the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm (also called Stockholm Palace). As a future Queen of Sweden, her godparents included family and other future monarchs.
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Luxembourg

Photos: Prince Charles is baptised into the Roman Catholic Church

Prince Charles of Luxembourg was christened into the Roman Catholic Church this afternoon at the Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus of Clervaux inClervaux, Luxembourg. His godparents are his paternal uncle, Prince Louis of Luxembourg and his maternal aunt, Countess Gaëlle de Lannoy. © Cour grand-ducale / Sophie Margue The ceremony was conducted by Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich…
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InsightLuxembourg

The godparents of Europe's heirs

As Prince Charles of Luxembourg is christened today, we’re looking at the godparents of Europe’s heirs. The Prince of Wales Embed from Getty Images Prince Charles was born on 14 November 1948 and christened on 15 December of that year. His godparents were King George VI (his maternal grandfather), Queen Mary (his maternal great-grandmother), Princess Margaret (his maternal…
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Luxembourg

Luxembourg's Royal Christenings through the years

Prince Charles, future Grand Duke of Luxembourg, is being christened on September 19th with his closest family around him. The little royal, who was born on May 10th 2020, is being baptised at the Abbey of St. Maurice in Clervaux. The first child of Hereditary Grand Duke…
Luxembourg

Prince Charles of Luxembourg to be christened today

The Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg has announced that Prince Charles of Luxembourg will be christened into the Roman Catholic Church this afternoon. The christening will take place in the afternoon at the Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus of Clervaux inClervaux, Luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Court has announced that his godparents are his paternal uncle, Prince Louis of Luxembourg…
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