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Old 10-22-2013, 01:33 PM
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I dont expect to see anything tomorrow - a glimpse at the most. They aren't going to hang around outside with a small baby (its got v cold and windy); there is a timetable and then a reception at Clarence House. Official pictures available Thursday pm, as they need to be developed and then approved for publication by the Cambridges.

Some people will complain but - this is in keeping with tradition lol
Well, traditionally we can't get into the delivery room either, but that didn't stop some of us from trying (at least metaphorically) ..
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Old 10-22-2013, 02:21 PM
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Wow. Three p.m. will be 2 in the morning where I am. Even if it was live coverage, I dont know if I could stay up for that one. Hopefully there will be plenty of videos to watch.
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:05 PM
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:16 PM
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Will be there a live broadcast? What time is the ceremony?
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:23 PM
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:24 PM
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Will be there a live broadcast? What time is the ceremony?
No, it'll be a private ceremony, at 15 pm. We'll get some photos on thursday.
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Old 10-22-2013, 04:44 PM
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Listen to William's strong lungs while in the arms of his great-grandmother in 1982.
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:47 PM
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True. I think the fact that the chapel is close to Prince Charles and Camilla's residence was probably a deciding factor, since it makes sense to have the post tea there. It's also somewhat "different" in that the last royal baby christened there was 25 years ago. We know William likes to be different
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:02 PM
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good grief - getting christened in a church is breaking with tradition - time to go and lie down
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:07 PM
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True. I think the fact that the chapel is close to Prince Charles and Camilla's residence was probably a deciding factor, since it makes sense to have the post tea there. It's also somewhat "different" in that the last royal baby christened there was 25 years ago. We know William likes to be different
There have only been 3 British royal babies other than George born in that time span though, Eugenie, Louise, and James. Other members of the family aren't royal.
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:38 PM
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good grief - getting christened in a church is breaking with tradition - time to go and lie down
It's not like he being christened in the Middleton living room.
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:47 PM
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There is an investiture at BP in the morning and I think a reception at night so that rules out BP and Windsor because the Queen need to go to all 3 events. It makes sense to use the Chapel Royal with SJP and Clarence House connected.

I don't understand how using the lily font from the Crown Jewels, in a replica gown by the AoC in a royal chapel is breaking tradition. It is not like the AoC is using drool from Lupo to christen George :)
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:47 PM
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It's not like he being christened in the Middleton living room.
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Old 10-22-2013, 10:46 PM
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I've never understood where the view of William as some kind of royal rebel comes from. I know he's said he likes to put his own stamp on things if possible, but he's also always made it clear that he's aware there are limits to how far boundaries can be pushed. Even when he's had some degree of choice - in his education, his career, his wedding, his son's name - he hasn't strayed too far from traditional royal territory.
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Old 10-23-2013, 12:38 AM
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I've never understood where the view of William as some kind of royal rebel comes from. I know he's said he likes to put his own stamp on things if possible, but he's also always made it clear that he's aware there are limits to how far boundaries can be pushed. Even when he's had some degree of choice - in his education, his career, his wedding, his son's name - he hasn't strayed too far from traditional royal territory.
Very true. For all we know, when William and Kate were in residence at Nottingham Cottage, they may have chosen the Royal Chapel as their place of worship even and found it fitting to have their son christened there. William does keep us guessing and that in its own way probably is what brands him a "rebel".
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Old 10-23-2013, 01:35 AM
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Big day for Prince George and British Royal Family

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Old 10-23-2013, 01:35 AM
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Ooooh!!! I'm sooooo looking forward to see the little baby
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Old 10-23-2013, 04:19 AM
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Peter Hunt ‏@BBCPeterHunt 5m
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen Zara Phillips as one of Prince George's godparents.

Paul Harrison ‏@SkyNewsRoyal 16s
#royal Godparents include cousin Zara Tindall, William van Cutsem and Jamie Lowther Pinkerton, William and Kate's former private secretary

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William's godparents are uni friend Oliver Baker, William's childhood friend Hugh Van Cutsem mfl

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Only five senior members of #royal family invited to Prince George's christening: Queen, DofE, Charles, Camilla, Harry.

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Prince George's 7 Godparents: Zara Phillips, William van Cutsem, Oliver Baker, Emilia JP, Hugh Grosvenor, Jamie LP, Julia Samuel

georgina brewer ‏@Georginaitv 3m
The guests will eat the first tier of #William and #Kate's wedding cake at a reception for family and friends after the service this pm

Gordon Rayner ‏@gordonrayner 1m
Just 23 guests at #royal christening - the five royals I mentioned earlier, Kate's parents and siblings, godparents and their spouses.
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Old 10-23-2013, 04:28 AM
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Zara - Yeah, Julia Samuels is apparently a friend of Diana. Hugh G. is the heir to Duke of Westminster and his mum is William's godmother.

The times only had 2 right. No Fergus. Nice for Jamie LP to get picked.
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Old 10-23-2013, 04:49 AM
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The times only had 2 right. No Fergus. Nice for Jamie LP to get picked.
Just one. They had the wrong van Cutsem too.
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