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Queen Elizabeth Did Not Attend Prince Louis’ Christening: Find Out Why

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Jul. 10 2018, Updated 2:12 p.m. ET

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Prince Louis' big day has arrived! Kate Middleton and Prince William's son christening happened today, July 9th. So why did his great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, not attend?

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Kate gave birth to Louis, her third child, back on April 23rd.

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Prince Louis' christening happened on Monday, July 9th. Details were first revealed about the major event back on June 20th.

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A press release from Buckingham Palace showed that Louis' grandparents, Prince Charles and Camila will attend, as will Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, and the Middleton family, including his pregnant aunt, Pippa Middleton Matthews.

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Noticeably missing is Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip. The two did not attend today's services, but why?

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Buckingham Palace confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that the christening is a fairly small service, so guests only included immediate family and godparents. They also revealed that that decision was “mutually agreed upon some time ago” for them not to attend.

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What are your thoughts on The Queen not attending Louis' service? Sound off in the comments. 

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