Prince Harry and Meghan's Kids Archie and Lilibet Christened as Prince and Princess

britains prince harry, duke of sussex r, and his wife meghan, duchess of sussex, pose for a photo with their newborn baby son, archie harrison mountbatten windsor, in st georges hall at windsor castle in windsor, west of london on may 8, 2019 photo by dominic lipinski pool afp photo credit should read dominic lipinskiafp via getty images
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The Sussex children have officially been christened with their royal titles.

Last week, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle held a christening for son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, 3, and daughter Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, 1, recognizing them as prince and princess.

Earlier today, a representative for the Sussexes used Lilibet’s official title for the first time when confirming news of her christening in California. People first reported that the couple held an intimate March 3 ceremony at their home in Montecito for 20-30 guests, including Duchess Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, Lilibet’s godfather, actor Tyler Perry, and an unnamed godmother.

"I can confirm that Princess Lilibet Diana was christened on Friday, March 3 by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the Rev John Taylor," a spokesperson told

A source added that Meghan and Harry extended an invite to King Charles III, Queen Camilla, Prince William, and Princess Kate to attend the christenings, but the senior royals were not in attendance.

In an interview last year, Meghan opened up about the low-key way she and Harry are raising their children—out of the spotlight and away from the strict protocols of the British royal family.

Still, when doing press for his memoir, Spare, Prince Harry said he greatly hopes his children get to have close relationships with his royal family one day. "I've said before that I've wanted a family, not an institution—so of course, I would love nothing more than for our children to have relationships with members of my family, and they do with some, which brings me great joy," the Duke of Sussex said in an interview.

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