Christening of the Two Philip Today in Windsor Great Park


Today, November 21, is the double christening of the Queen's two great-grandsons, who are both named after the Duke of Edinburgh.

August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, eldest child of Princess Eugenie with husband, Jack Brooksbank, was born on February 9, 2021.

Princess Eugenie and son

Lucas Philip Tindall, third child of Zara Phillips-Tindall with husband, Mike Tindall, was born on March 21, 2021.

Zara Phillips-Tindall and son

The christening believed to be held at The Royal Chapel of All Saints near Royal Lodge, Windsor, where Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi got married last year.

The two great-grandsons of the Queen were born when Prince Philip was still alive, but haven't seen both as he was already ill. The Duke died peacefully at Windsor Castle on April 9, 2021.

Mike and Zara Tindall with kids in the park

The Queen reportedly insisted to attend the christening of her two great-grandsons despite being advised by her doctors to take rest.

The Brooksbank presenting son, August Philip Hawke in February

She was forced to cancel à public engagement on Remembrance Sunday due to a back sprain. She also failed to address the Church of England's national assembly for the first time in her 69-year reign. Her youngest son, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex delivered the speech instead.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh on their wedding day in 1947

Yesterday, November 20, would have been the 74th wedding anniversary of Her Majesty, 95, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died at the age of 99.

The Queen and Prince Philip last year on their 73rd wedding anniversary

The Queen told her courtiers she would bring presents to both her great-grandsons. Happy Christening day, August Philip Hawke and Lucas Philip!

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