THE CHAPEL

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Louis was bap­tised at the royal chapel at St James’s Palace – the same venue as Ge­orge’s ser­vice. The Tu­dor-style build­ing has been home to gen­er­a­tions of roy­als, way back to the time of the no­to­ri­ous King Henry VIII.

While it’s no longer the of­fi­cial royal seat, the palace houses sev­eral of­fi­cial of­fices, so­ci­eties and col­lec­tions.

It’s a land­mark steeped in his­tory and Queen Vic­to­ria posed with her new hus­band, Prince Al­bert, on the palace steps in 1840.

The chapel has spe­cial sig­nif­i­cance for Louis’ par­ents. It’s where Kate was con­firmed by the Church of Eng­land be­fore her wed­ding in 2011.

It’s also where Princess Diana’s body was kept af­ter her death in 1997. Her loved ones took their leave of her there be­fore her pub­lic fu­neral at West­min­ster Abbey.

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