Awkward! Which Royals Have NOT Been Invited To Prince George's Christening?

14/08/2014 16:35 | Updated 22 May 2015

It seems like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have not invited ALL the members of the Royal Family to little Prince George's christening - wanting to keep it a "small, intimate affair", according to reports.

Awkward! Which royals have NOT been invited to Prince George's christening?

The Daily Mail reports that Prince William's aunts, Princess Anne, and Sophie, Countess of Wesses, have not made the guest list, and his uncles Prince Andrew and Prince Edward are also thought not to be attending.

Only the couple's closest family and friends will be attending the event, on 23 October at the Chapel Royal - a venue itself chosen because it is smaller and more personal than Buckingham Palace.

The full guest list and six godparents will not be announced until closer to the day, but it is known that the Queen and Prince Philip, grandparents Prince Charles and Camilla, as well as uncle Prince Harry will be in attendance.

Kate's parents, sister Pippa and brother James will also attend.

The Chapel Royal is full of sentiment for Prince William as it is where his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, lay in front of the altar for a week after she died.

The Duke and his brother Harry visited their mother there to say their goodbyes before her funeral at Westminster Abbey.

The Archbishop of Canterbury will carry out the service, and said it is a "privilege and an honour' to carry out the baptism.

According to the Daily Telegraph, the Duke's biographer suggested the choice, which was made over other venues, including St George's Chapel where Prince Harry was christened, was a way of including his mother in the ceremony.

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