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Some of Prince Harry’s family ‘WENT at Princess Lilibet’s christening’


Princess Diana’s older sisters, Lady Jane Fellowes and Lady Sarah McCorquodale, were present at Princess Lilibet’s christening, according to reports.

Prince Harry’s two aunts on his mother’s side were said to be among the 20-30 guests at the “intimate” ceremony and after party held at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Montecito mansion.

Earlier this week, Prince Harry, 38, and Meghan Markle, 41, confirmed in a statement that Princess Lilibet’s christening had taken place the previous Friday.

While very few details about the christening ceremony have been released, one thing that has stood out to royal fans is that senior members of the royal family had been invited but were not present. However, it has now been reported that the other side of the duke’s family was represented at the ceremony and party.

After People The magazine revealed some details about the party, including that four-year-old Prince Archie danced with his sister to songs from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding, royal journalist and friend of the Sussexes, Omid Scobie, he added that the guest list was short by four. senior royals.

Lady Sarah McCorquodale (left) and Lady Jane Fellowes (pictured with Earl Spencer) were reportedly present at Princess Lilibet Diana’s christening, according to Marie Claire. Princess Diana’s older sisters were thought to be among the 20 to 30 guests at the 21-month-old’s christening and after-party held at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Montecito mansion.

He posted on Twitter: “King Charles, Queen Camilla, Prince William, Princess Kate were invited but did not attend.”

Marie Claire reported that, along with Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, Harry’s aunts were listed as family members.

It is unclear when the Duke of Sussex last saw his aunts, although they have been present at important events in his life along with Prince Harry’s uncle Earl Spencer.

Both Harry and William have remained close to their aunts and uncles on their mother’s side since Princess Diana’s death in 1997.

The Duke of Sussex was last pictured with his aunts in 2021 when he and the Prince of Wales teamed up to unveil a statue of his late mother at Kensington Palace.

Princess Lilibet Diana (pictured on her first birthday at Frogmore Cottage), was christened last Friday.

Princess Lilibet Diana (pictured on her first birthday at Frogmore Cottage), was christened last Friday.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex issued a statement confirming Lilibet's christening and named her

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex issued a statement confirming Lilibet’s christening and named her “Princess Lilibet Diana”, prompting Buckingham Palace to update her title on its website to Princess Lilibet of Sussex.

Both Harry and William were photographed warmly greeting Lady Sarah and Lady Jane with hugs and kisses.

Last week, her aunts were reportedly among a guest list of around 20-30, including Princess Lilibet’s best man, Tyler Perry, who lent the Sussexes his $18 million Beverly Hills mansion ( £15 million) in 2020.

Another guest reported to have been at the party was Doria Ragland, Meghan’s mother, who plays a large role in the Sussexes’ family life, as revealed in her Netflix documentary Harry & Meghan.

Other details of the party are scarce, but People magazine reported that the ceremony was hosted by the Rev. John Taylor last Friday.

They were serenaded by a gospel choir, believed to have performed Oh Happy Day and This Little Light of Mine, a song played at Meghan and Harry’s wedding.

Meanwhile, a source revealed that after the ceremony, “those in attendance enjoyed an afternoon of food and dancing, with Archie enjoying a dance with his little sister!”

Details of the warm ceremony can be seen to mirror Prince Harry’s revelation last weekend that he ‘drowns’ his children with affection.

In an interview with controversial therapist Gabor Mate, the duke said: “It leaves me in position now, as the father of my two children, making sure to shower them with love and affection.”

He had been referring to claims Spare made in his memoir bomb that the royal family did not often physically touch each other.

It perhaps comes as no surprise that the couple hosted the party at their own home, as Meghan has previously discussed her attachment to property as “free” and full of “joy.”

Not many details have been released about the party’s decor, though Harry and Meghan’s mansion is reportedly outfitted with fancy Soho House candles and the couple boast a grand piano in their living room, which Perry gave them as a gift. .

Speaking in an interview with The Cut last year, Meghan said of her house: “We did everything we could to get this house.” Because you enter and leave… Joy. And exhale. and quiet is healing Feel free.

One of the first features Meghan and Harry saw were two palm trees, connected to each other at the bottom, which the duke said represented the beloved couple.

“And now, every day when Archie walks past us, he’s like, ‘Hello, Mum. Hello, Dad,'” the Duchess explained.

Following the announcement of Princess Lilibet Diana’s christening, questions were raised as to whether the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s youngest daughter was truly titled “Princess”.

After the Sussexes issued a statement stating that it was their “birthright” to hold the title, Buckingham Palace revealed that it would update Lilibet and Archie’s titles on its website.

Within hours, the titles were updated and they were named Prince Archie of Sussex and Princess Lilibet of Sussex. The line of succession has also been updated to reflect his positions as sixth and seventh in line to the throne, behind his father Prince Harry.

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