Princess Charlotte of Cambridge


Birth of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge was born on May 02 in 2015. Christened as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Charlotte is fourth in the line of succession to the British throne after her Grand-father, Father and Brother. Ahead of her birth, Her Majesty The Queen change a hundred years old tradition.

Christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
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Princess Charlotte was christened at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Sandringham on Sunday 5th July 2015. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose their close friends and family as Charlotte’s God-parents – Miss Sophie Carter; Mr. James Meade; Mr. Adam Middleton; The Hon. Laura Fellowes; Mr. Thomas van Straubenzee.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge relased new pictures of Princess Charlotte to mark her 5th birthday
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Before her birth, Male heirs of the British Royal Family automatically displace older female heirs from the line of succession. In 2013, Queen Elizabeth II made a historic decision ahead of Prince George’s birth and The Succession to the Crown Act of 2013 was passed. The Act replaced male-preference primogeniture with absolute primogeniture for those in the line of succession born after 28 October 2011, which means the eldest child, regardless of gender, precedes their siblings. Princess Charlotte is the first women born after the Act and was not displaced from the line of succession after the birth of her younger brother Prince Louis in 2018.


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