Prince Harry spends $10K on nephew Prince Louis' christening gift

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, tweeted Monday that he was "delighted" to be christening the third child of Prince William and Catherine. On Monday just before the christening, the palace confirmed that the gown would be worn by Louis once more to continue the royal tradition.

In keeping with royal tradition, the water used for Louis' christening had been sourced from the River Jordan.

The Duchess of Sussex has arrived at Prince Louis' christening opting for an atypical outfit choice.

Prince Louis was born on April 23, 2018, and on July 9, he was christened for the world to see.

Notably absent from the event were the Queen and Prince Philip.

The royal family is gathering to celebrate Prince Louis's christening today, and Uncle Harry reportedly bought little Louis the ideal gift for the occasion.

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The Chapel is located within the grounds of St James's Palace, in London, and has been home to many significant royal events throughout history. "She loved all the old classics and Harry had the brilliant idea of starting a little library of first editions for Louis, [big sister Princess] Charlotte and [big brother Prince] George to enjoy as they get older", a friend told the tabloid.

"Please join me in praying for him and his family on this special day".

Eleven-week-old Louis was dressed in the cream, frilly lace royal christening gown, a replica of the intricate robe made for Queen Victoria's eldest daughter in 1841.

DOMINIC LIPINSKI/PA The Duchess of Cambridge carries Prince Louis.

Queen Victoria married Prince Albert on the very steps of the palace in 1840, while Queen Elizabeth I is also known to have resided at the palace on several occasions.

They include Kate's cousin Lucy Middleton, Nicholas van Cutsem, whose daughter was a bridesmaid at May's wedding of Harry and Meghan, and Guy Pelly, a childhood friend of William's. His grandparents, Prince Charles and Camilla, were in attendance, as well as his uncle and aunt, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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