Meghan Markle’s and Prince Harry’s little son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor brought new joys into the life of the Royal couple. The baby boy born on May 6 is all ready to be christened and his parents the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are prepping for the big event. As per international media reports, Archie Harrison’s christening will be held next month at St. George’s Chapel where Meghan and Prince Harry tied the knot last year on May 18.
While there is no official confirmation of the date, reports state that Queen Elizabeth II will be unable to attend the christening ceremony of her great-grandson. The reason is not any rift in the family but the Queen’s prior commitments which cannot be shifted to another date. As per leading English daily, the christening will either occur on July 3 or July 9.
If reports are to be believed then there are two dates in the month of July when the Queen will be busy on and her absence from baby Archie’s christening means that it is likely to be on the same date. The Queen will be away from Windsor on July 3 because she will be hosting a garden party at her official residence in Scotland, Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh and she will be busy on July 9 as she is due to visit Cambridgeshire. In fact, this is not the first christening the Queen has missed in recent years. She was also not present for Prince William’s and Kate Middleton’s third child Prince Louis’ christening either.
(Source: Daily Express)