Happy birthday, Princess Charlotte!
In honor of the daughter of Prince William and Duchess Kate, who turn 6 on Sunday, Buckingham Palace released a new photo of the young princess on Saturday, taken over the weekend in Norfolk, England, by her mother.
The photo shows a smiling Charlotte in a blue floral dress in front with a button with a Peter Pan collar, her long hair is loose. She looks directly into Kate’s camera.
Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is the middle child and the only daughter of Prince William and Duchess Kate. Her younger brother, Prince Louis, turned 3 on April 23, and her older brother, Prince George, turned 8 on July 22.
Every year, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge post photos of their children on their birthdays, a tradition that began with their firstborn Prince George. Kate usually takes pictures of the children.
Royal fans do not often see pictures of Cambridge children outside of their birthdays, Christmas and other important events, but fans have recently noticed more than the little royalty.
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The official Instagram account for the British royal family shared a rare photo of Prince Philip, who died at the age of 99 last month, and Queen Elizabeth II with seven of her 10 great-grandchildren, including children from Cambridge.
According to the caption, the photo was taken by the Duchess Kate in 2018 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
In March, the official @KensingtonRoyal Instagram account also shared photos of hand-decorated George, Charlotte and Lewis cards for “Grandma Diana” on Mother’s Day in Charlotte’s UK card, which had a rainbow heart and several flower stickers. read: “I’m thinking of you on Mother’s Day. I love you very much. You miss your father.”
As the daughter of a direct heir to the throne (Prince William is second in line, Prince Charles is first in line), Charlotte received the title of princess by birth from the Queen. She is fourth on the throne after Brother George.
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In her few public appearances, Charlotte turned out to be a cheeky child – she spoke the language of photographers at a summer yacht race in 2019 – and raised the royal wave early.
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