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IN PHOTOS: Prince George steals the show at Princess Charlotte’s royal christening

WATCH ABOVE: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge christened Charlotte Elizabeth Diana today in a private ceremony at the Queen’s country estate. Jennifer Tryon reports.

TORONTO – It may have been Princess Charlotte’s big moment in the spotlight but Prince George stole the show at the royal christening Sunday.

Hundreds of fans lined up to cheer as William and Kate arrived with toddler Prince George and nine-week-old Princess Charlotte at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, a royal estate near England’s eastern coast.

Britain’s Princess Charlotte is pushed in a pram after her christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Chris Jackson, Pool Photo via AP)

One-year-old Prince George was dressed for the occasion in an almost identical outfit his father wore when Prince William first met his newborn brother Prince Harry at St. Mary’s Hospital in 1984. The outfit consisted of red shorts and a white blouse with red embroidered detailing.

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At Sunday’s royal christening Prince George walked alongside his parents and sister, and even peered into the vintage stroller to get a glimpse of his sister in her christening gown.

Prince George looks at his sister Princess Charlotte of Cambridge in her pram as he leaves The Christening of Princess Charlotteat St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Britain. (REX Shutterstock/ AP Photo)

The event was just the second time Britain’s newest princess, who is fourth in line to the throne, has been spotted in public since she was born on May 2.

The christening was steeped in royal tradition as Princess Charlotte was baptised at the same church where Princess Diana was christened. Another tradition saw holy water from the River Jordan used in the baptism.

The Godparents for the newest member of the royal family were also announced Sunday.

The official Kensington Palace Twitter account tweeted at 11 a.m. naming Diana’s niece Laura Fellowes, Kate’s cousin Adam Middleton, William’s best friends James Meade and Tom Van Straubenzee and Kate’s childhood friend Sophie Carter as Godparents.

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IN PHOTOS: More images from the royal christening of Princess Charlotte

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Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrive The Christening of Princess Charlotte at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Britain - 05 Jul 2015. (REX Shutterstock/ AP Photo)
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The Duke and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge walk past the crowds at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate with their son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, after her christening. ( Pool Photo via AP)
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Britain's Prince William, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge, with son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte in a pram arrive for Charlotte's Christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
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Prince George looks at his sister Princess Charlotte of Cambridge in her pram as he leaves The Christening of Princess Charlotteat St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Britain. (REX Shutterstock/ AP Photo)
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Britain's Prince William, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge, with son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte in a pram arrive forCharlotte's Christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
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Britain's Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, center, walks with her husband Prince Charles, left, and Kate the Duchess of Cambridge's mother Carole, right, as they leave after attending the Christening of Britain's Princess Charlotte at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
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Britain's Prince William holds son Prince George on Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
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Britain's Princess Charlotte is pushed in a pram after her christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015.
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Britain's Princess Charlotte is pushed in a pram after her christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Chris Jackson, Pool Photo via AP)
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Britain's Princess Charlotte is pushed in a pram after her christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Chris Jackson, Pool Photo via AP)

 

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