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Official christening photos of Princess Adrienne released

The Swedish Royal Court has released the official images from Princess Adrienne of Sweden’s christening, which took place on Friday, 8 June in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace.

The 8th of June is a special day in the little royal’s family as her parents, Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, married on that day in 2013. Her older sister, Princess Leonore (4) was also christened on that date in 2014.

Godparents: Mrs Coralie Charriol Paul; Mr Nader Panahpour; Fru Natalie Werner; Miss Anouska d’Abo; Friherre Gustav Thott; Fru Charlotte Kreuger Cederlund. Photo: Erika Gerdemark, The Royal Court, Sweden

The three official images were taken by Erika Gerdemark at Drottningholm Palace.

One image shows Adrienne with her parents. Another picture is of Adrienne with her parents and grandparents: King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia and Eva O’Neill.

Adrienne’s christening in Drottningholm Palace Chapel, 8 June 2018. Photo: Erika Gerdemark, The Royal Court, Sweden

Lastly, the third photograph shows the Princess with her parents and godparents: Anouska d’Abo, Coralie Charriol Paul, Nader Panahpour, Gustav Thott, Charlotte Kreuger Cederlund and Natalie Werner.

None of the pictures features her older siblings: Princess Leonore (4) or Prince Nicolas (2).

Additionally, yesterday a new photo was released by the Royal Court in celebration of Princess Madeleine’s 36th birthday and was taken on the day of the christening.

New photo of Princess Madeleine of Sweden released on her 36th birthday. Photo: Erika Gerdemark/Royal Court of Sweden

Her Royal Highness Princess Adrienne Josephine Alice of Sweden, Duchess of Blekinge was born on 9 March 2018 in Danderyd Hospital in Danderyd, Sweden. She is the third child of Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her American-British husband, Chris O’Neill. Tenth in line to the Swedish throne, Adrienne is the seventh grandchild and third granddaughter of the King and Queen of Sweden.

She currently lives in London with her family while her father is employed there; however, the family spends a significant portion of the summer in Sweden.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites.