Prince Louis’ godparents have just been announced ahead of his christening this afternoon.
Per Kensington Palace, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have asked the following people to be godparents to their second son:
– Mr. Nicholas van Cutsem
– Mr. Guy Pelly
– Mr. Harry Aubrey-Fletcher
– The Lady Laura Meade
– Mrs. Robert Carter
– Miss Lucy Middleton
All are friends or relatives of William and Kate.
Mr. Nicholas van Cutsem is an old friend of Will’s, and his daughter Florence was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s May wedding.
Mr. Guy Pelly is another old friend of William’s.
Mr. Harry Aubrey-Fletcher is an old friend of Will and Kate, and he was photographed poking Will’s ear at the Cheltenham Festival in 2013.
The Lady Laura Meade is an old friend of Will and Kate, neighbours in Norfolk, and she recently attended the Maserati polo match with Kate. Her husband is godfather to Princess Charlotte.
Mrs.Robert Carter, Hannah Gillingham, is a school friend of Kate’s.
Miss Lucy Middleton is Kate’s cousin.
All godparents will be in attendance this afternoon at the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace, alongside Prince Louis’s immediate family. The Queen and Prince Philip will not be in attendance, though a busy schedule and retirement have been cited by Buckingham Palace as the reason.