Christening Prince Charles of Luxembourg
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THE CHRISTENING OF PRINCE CHARLES OF LUXEMBOURG

The Christening of little Prince Charles of Luxembourg, the only child of Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, took place at The Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus of Clervaux (Luxembourgish: Benediktinerabtei hellege Moritz) on September 19, 2020 in Clervaux, Luxembourg.

Prince Charles born on 10 May 2020 at Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg City. He is second in the line of succession to the throne of Luxembourg.



Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg

Members of the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg – Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Louis, Prince Sébastien, Prince Felix and wife Princess Claire with their children Princess Amalia and Prince Liam – attended the christening.

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Prince Louis, godfather of Prince Carles, arrived with Prince Felix , Princess Claire and children Princess Amalia and Prince Liam.

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Princess Claire, Princess Amalia, Prince Liam and Prince Felix.



Prince Sébastien, who apparently suffered an accident, arrived at The Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus of Clervaux. He is the fifth and youngest child of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa.

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Sébastien and parents Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and Grand Duke Henri.

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De Lannoy Family

Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie’s family, de Lannoys, were also present. Stéphanie is the youngest child and fourth daughter of the eight children of Count Philippe de Lannoy (1922–2019) and Alix della Faille de Leverghem (1941–2012).

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Count Jehan de Lannoy, his wife Countess Béatrice de Lannoy (née Béatrice Spates) and their children.

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Baron Jean-Charles de le Court, his wife Baroness Isabelle de le Court (née Countess Isabelle de Lannoy) and their children.

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Count Christian de Lannoy, Countess Luisa de Lannoy (née Luisa Moreno de Porras-Isla-Fernández) and children: Countess Teresa de Lannoy, Countess Alix de Lannoy, Count Ignace de Lannoy and Count Jacques de Lannoy.



De Lannoy is a Belgian noble family that takes its name from the French town of Lannoy, Nord.

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Countess Astrid de Lannoy and Count Amaury de Lannoy.

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Countess Alice de Lannoy and Count Olivier de Lannoy.

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Countess Nathalie Lannoy and Countess Gaëlle of Lannoy, a religious sister and godmother of Prince Charles.



Sweet Prince Charles and Parents

Prince Charles showed up with his proud parents Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie.

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Little Charles received lots of kisses from his mother.

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Christening Ceremony

Prince Charles’s christening at The Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus of Clervaux, commonly know as Clervaux Abbey, was presided over by His Eminence Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg, and concelebrated by His Eminence Monsignor Leo Wagener, Bishop.

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Prince Charles was dressed in the lace baptism gown worn by members of the Grand Ducal Family, including his grandfather Grand Duke Henri.

Per tradition, the Prince’s godparents are parent’s siblings, one from each side: Prince Louis of Luxembourg (Guillaume’s brother) and Countess Gaëlle de Lannoy (Stéphanie’s sister).

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The baptism candle was created at the Käerzefabrik in Heiderscheid, an artisanal candle factory located north of the Grand Duchy.

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Lovely family photo of the Grand Ducal Family taken after Prince Charles’s baptism.



Royal Fashion: Princess Claire and Princess Amalia

Princess Claire was nicely wearing the Zimmermann Zinnia Midi Dress in Golden Floral with Aquazzura Crystal Blossom Grosgrain Mules in Blue.

Little Princess Amalia was matching her mother wearing the Jacadi Trocadero Poplin Dress in Sunflower.

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Royal Fashion: Grand Duchess Maria Teresa

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa wore White Pantsuit with blush pink satin top and Prada Metallic Mid Heel Pumps in Pink Leather. She carried the Giorgio Armani Embroidered Satin Clutch in Blue.

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Giorgio Armani Embroidered Satin Clutch in Blue.

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Prada Metallic Mid Heel Pumps in Pink Leather.



Royal Fashion: Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie

Stéphanie of Luxembourg chose the Paule Ka Satin-Back Crepe Dress in Saffron and Sergio Rossi Godiva Peep Toe Pumps in White Patent Leather.

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