Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announce Prince Louis' godparents

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Those chosen for the spiritual role will be announced on the day of Louis' baptism, which is taking place at the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace in London on Monday.

Prince Louis will have six godparents when he is christened at St James's Palace later today, Kensington Palace has revealed.

Prince William and Kate Middleton have opted for friends, rather than immediate family members, as is custom for royal children.

However, Harry is not a godparent to any of William and Kate's children, either.

Pregnant Pippa Middleton wowed in white at Wimbledon as she showed off her baby bump.

William and Kate had already used Louis as one of Prince George's middle names, but liked it so much they chose to use it again.

Louis will wear the handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe, which in 2008 replaced the original which had been worn for all royal christenings since that of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter in 1841.

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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will not attend the christening.

According to tradition, water from the River Jordan is set to be used for Louis's christening.

Mr Holyoak will take the official photographs at Clarence House following the service in The Chapel Royal.

Louis is fifth in line to the throne, with the Prince of Wales, William, George and Charlotte ahead of him in the line of succession.

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The Lady Laura Meade is an old friend of Will and Kate, neighbours in Norfolk, and she recently attended the Maserati polo match with Kate.

Pippa, 34, couldn't contain her smile walking through the SW19 tennis grounds on day 4 of the championships with brother James. (Getty) While the occasion was to celebrate the baby princess, her older brother definitely stole the show.

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