04:43 PM EDT 07/04/2015
Originally posted 07/04/2015 03:25PM
When Queen Elizabeth II's assistant and dressmaker Angela Kelly was tasked with replacing an aging christening gown – which had been used for royal baptisms since 1841 – it began an odyssey that took her to Italy and back and an expert team of craftspeople about a month to create.
A Jeweled Bible and Silver Altar: Inside the Historic Church Where Princess Charlotte Will Be Christened
Originally posted 07/04/2015 12:45PM
It may be a quiet, secluded building surrounded by trees like many country places of worship, but inside St. Mary Magdalene church are fabulous artifacts and religious furniture fit for a Queen – and a new princess!
Goodbye, London! 5 Ways Princess Charlotte's Country Christening Will Differ from Prince George's City Service
Originally posted 07/04/2015 09:35AM
When Princess Charlotte has her special day Sunday, many elements will be steeped in heritage uniquely befitting a royal.
Prince William Reunites with Eton Schoolmate Eddie Redmayne at Polo Match Ahead of Charlotte's Christening
Originally posted 07/03/2015 03:30PM
These aren't just any old British school chums reuniting at a polo match!
Originally posted 07/03/2015 02:55PM
When it comes to Princess Charlotte's christening party, the scene may be familiar to Downton Abbey fans. The ladies will likely perch on sofas clustered around small side tables as guests stand sipping tea – and a toddler prince will be scurrying around, likely dipping his hands into the jam tarts.
Fancy Meeting You Here: Camilla and Carole Middleton Catch Up at Wimbledon Ahead of Princess Charlotte's Christening
Originally posted 07/03/2015 02:35PM
We'll chalk this one up to a little pre-Christening chat.
Originally posted 07/02/2015 04:50PM
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, got a special surprise when she attended Wimbledon on Thursday – Andy Murray's wristband!
Originally posted 07/02/2015 03:05PM
Prince William and Princess Kate are looking to get a home court advantage.
Originally posted 07/02/2015 02:50PM
Even wearing his normally-unseen eyeglasses, Prince William was easy to spot among passengers on a flight to Scotland last week.
Princess Kate and Prince William Set to Announce Princess Charlotte's Godparents: Who's on the Short List
Originally posted 07/02/2015 10:00AM
Princess Charlotte will be christened this Sunday, and like her big brother Prince George, she will be looked after by a hand-picked group of godparents.
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