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Four generations of royal christenings

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 00:52

Oct. 23 - Britain's Prince George was christened in a small, private service on Wednesday. A video timeline shows four generations of royal christenings. Produced by Kevin Fogarty.

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VIDEO TIMELINE - NO REPORTER NARRATION Britain's Prince George was christened on Wednesday in a service attended by just 21 guests, a small and private ceremony for a baby whose parents want to shield him from too much media intrusion. Prince William and his wife Kate invited only very close family and godparents to the ceremony in the 16th century St. James's Palace in central London. Television pictures gave the public the first glimpse of the baby - third-in-line to the throne - since his parents carried him out of the London hospital where he was born on July 22. In the arms of his mother as she left the the palace's Chapel Royal, George was dressed in a long cream satin robe that was a replica of an 1841 gown made for the christening of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter. Queen Elizabeth, her husband Prince Philip, heir apparent Prince Charles, his wife Camilla, and William's brother Harry attended the service in which Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby baptized the prince with water from the River Jordan.

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Four generations of royal christenings

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 00:52