Lilibet’s christening: when and will Harry and Meghan return to England?

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to be planning to return to England together to introduce their daughter Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor to the queen.

Reports citing sources claim that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have officially asked the queen to meet their 11th great-grandchild, who was born on June 4.

It is likely that the visit will mark the first time Harry and Meghan will return to British soil together since they stepped down as royalty and moved to California last year.

according to Sun, the couple are also hoping to host their daughter’s christening at Windsor Castle.

But will Lilibet’s christening take place in England? Here’s everything we know:

When was Lilibet’s christening?

No official date has yet been set for Lilibet’s christening, but Harry and Meghan are reportedly eager to confirm a date soon.

Sussex’s son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was baptized when he was two months old in a private chapel at Windsor Castle in July 2019. Lilibet is now three months old.

Where will Lilibet’s christening take place?

If Lilibet’s christening followed in her older brother’s footsteps, she would be baptized in a private chapel at Windsor Castle.

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In July, the fountain He says Daily mail: “Harry told several people that they wanted to baptize Lili in Windsor, just like her sister.”

“They are happy to wait until the circumstances allow.”

However, it is speculated that the christening could take place in California, where the family lives.

True commentator Richard Fitzwilliams disclosed to Express that the couple could choose to baptise their daughter in the United States to avoid “the controversy surrounding Archie’s christening.”

He added: “Harry and Meghan’s relationship with the British press declined when Archie was christened privately and the names of the godparents were not released.”

Will the Queen attend Lilibet’s christening?

The queen missed Archie’s christening in 2019 due to a previous engagement, but Harry is reportedly eager for him to attend his daughter’s christening.

However, there is no guarantee that it will.

Her Royal Highnesses also missed the christening of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s youngest son, Prince Louis, which took place in 2018.

Buckingham Palace announced to Press Association at the time of his absence “not for health reasons” and was “jointly agreed by the Queen and the Cambridge family some time ago.”

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