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Completing her outfit, Kate accessorized with a velour felt 'Georgie' beret with delicate silk/organza rose & classic veiling trim by Jane Taylor (£755), her beige Russell & Bromley Park Avenue Platform Court (£165), and her Kiki McDonough citrine drop earrings.
*How many guests were invited?
Only 22 guests were invited to today's service.
*Who are the god parents?
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Zara Tindall, William's cousin and Princess Anne's daughter
Emilia Jardine-Paterson, who was at Marlborough College with the Duchess
William van Cutsem, a childhood friend of the Duke
The couple's university friend Oliver Baker
William and Harry's Private Secretary Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton
The Duke of Westminster's son Hugh Grosvenor
Julia Samuel, an old friend of Princess Diana's
*What is the history behind Prince George's christening gown?
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George wore an ivory gown made of delicate Honiton lace and ivory satin with bows and high collar. It was an exact replica of the original which was designed for Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, in 1841. The replica was made by the queens dressmaker Angela Kelly and was used for the first time in 2008 for Viscount James, son of Edward and Sophie.
*Who created the original christening gown?
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Seamstress Janet Sutherland who was the daughter of a Scottish coal miner. Victoria commissioned her to make the gown and resemble the wedding dress worn by Queen Victoria for her marriage to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1840.
*Who was the last to wear the original?
Lady Louise Windsor, daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, was the last royal to wear the tiny gown in 2004.
*What other traditions started with Queen Victoria and have been continued in royal christenings?
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Along with the gown, Victoria and Albert started another tradition for their daughter’s christening when they ordered a new baptismal font, made of silver gilded with gold and decorated with water lilies (a symbol of purity) and putti with harps. The font, which is displayed with the rest of the Crown jewels at the Tower of London when not needed by the house of Windsor, has been used at every subsequent royal christening (except Princess Eugenie who was baptized at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham in 1990). And, by tradition, the holy water comes from the Jordan River.
The silver gilt font was made by silversmiths EJ and W Barnard and cost £189 9s 4d when it was commissioned. Now, it is priceless.