• Short Summary

    THE BABY DAUGHTER OF PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON WAS CHRISTENED IN THE PRIVATE CHAPEL AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE TODAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    THE BABY DAUGHTER OF PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON WAS CHRISTENED IN THE PRIVATE CHAPEL AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE TODAY (MONDAY).

    BEFORE DRIVING TO THE PALACE, THE COUPLE, TOGETHER WITH THEIR OTHER CHILD - TWO-YEAR-OLD VISCOUNT LINLEY - POSED WITH THE BABY OUTSIDE KENSINGTON PALACE, THEIR LONDON RESIDENCE.

    THE BABY, LADY SARAH FRANCES ELIZABETH ARMSTRONG-JONES (HER SURNAME TAKEN AFTER HER FATHER'S FORMER ONE), WAS BORN ON MAY 1 - THE LAST OF FOUR ROYAL BIRTHS THIS YEAR.

    SHE WORE THE TRADITIONAL HONITON LACE ROBE, WHICH HAS BEEN USED FOR ROYAL BAPTISMS SINCE QUEEN VICTORIA'S TIME. REPORTS FROM THE PALACE SAID LAY SARAH - BAPTISED WITH WATER FROM THE RIVER JORDAN - WAS AS GOOD AS GOLD DURING THE SHORT SERVICE.

    HER AUNT, QUEEN ELIZABETH, WAS PRESENT. LADY SARAH HAS FIVE GODPARENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2TDC8WJ79IB6Q373XDLP5NQQO
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TDC8WJ79IB6Q373XDLP5NQQO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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