William And Kate Announce Prince George’s Seven Godparents

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Royal baby fever is in full swing once again as it's christening day for Prince George!  Ahead of the christening, the palace has announced Prince George's godparents. All seven of them! 

Duchess Catherine and Duke William chose:

  • Earl "Hugh" Grosvenor –  son of William's own godparent, the Duchess of Westminster. Also the heir to the Duke of Westminster, one of Britain's wealthiest men.
  • Zara Tindall – William's cousin and the only royal among the godparents.  
  • Oliver Baker – a college friend of the couple.
  • Emilia Jardine-Paterson – friend of the couple.
  • William van Cutsem – provided much-needed family support to William and Harry after their mother died in 1997.
  • Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton – served as private secretary to the couple and Prince Harry from 2005-2012. He is now serving as part-time  Principal Private Secretary and Equerry.
  • Julia Samuel –  Was a close friend of Diana, the Princess of Wales, and a founder patron of a charity for which William is also patron, Child Bereavement U.K. 


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