It’s been nearly a year since Prince George and Princess Charlotte were last seen as pageboy and bridesmaid at Princess Eugenie’s wedding, and now it looks like the pair will have to dust off their stockings and shiny shoes as there’s another ceremony on the horizon.
The assistant headteacher at Prince George’s school, Lucy Lanigan-O'Keefe, and Prince William’s friend Thomas van Straubenzee – who is also Charlotte’s godfather – are now engaged. And yes, people do this Kate and William had a hand in matchmaking the couple.
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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (Charlotte Elizabeth Diana) was born 2 May 2015 at St Mary's Hospital, London - the birthplace of her big brother Prince George (born 22 July 2013) and her father Prince William.Less than 10 hours after giving birth to Princess Charlotte, the Duchess of Cambridge was pictured with Prince William on the steps of the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, looking radiant and overjoyed with their baby daughter.
Princess Charlotte was christened on 5 July by the Archbishop of Canterbury at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham. It was the first time the family were pictured as a four.
In March 2016, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took then two-year-old Prince George and ten-month-old Princess Charlotte on their first ski holiday in the Alpine village of Courchevel. They invited just one photographer to accompany them on the trip, who took some adorable shots of the family.
On 1 May, ahead of her first birthday, the Royal Family released photographs of Princess Charlotte, who looked precious.A statement from Kensington Palace read: 'The Duke and Duchess are very happy to be able to share these important family moments and hope that everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as they do.'
On 11 June 2016, Princess Charlotte and Prince George looked adorable when watching the world-renowned military parade to mark the official 90th birthday of HM the Queen.Trooping the Colour was officially Princess Charlotte's first public appearance.
Princess Charlotte and Prince George joined their parents on the Canadian Royal Tour in September 2016, and there were big smiles when they arrived.
While in Canada, Princess Charlotte and her brother Prince George enjoyed a fun-filled day at what looked like the best children's party ever, complete with a pony, a dog and a rabbit called Smores. It was a rare and significant occasion for Charlotte especially: it was where she took her first steps and said her first word on camera.
The then 17-month-old Princess Charlotte attended the engagement with her family, which was held at the grounds of Government House in Victoria for military families and their offspring. Princess Charlotte was heard uttering the word 'Pop!' and also calling after her 'dada' Prince William.Kensington Palace posted a photo on Instagram account (@kensingtonroyal) of Princess Charlotte befriending Smores the bunny, with the caption: 'Princess Charlotte meets Smores the bunny at a children's party for military families held at Government House #RoyalVisitCanada ud83cudde8ud83cudde6'
Princess Charlotte gave Canada a big wave when the family had to fly back to the UK.
Princess Charlotte and Prince George co-ordinated their festive outfits with their parents - Princess Charlotte wearing a double-breasted navy coat with maroon tights, a matching bow hairclip and little Mary-Janes.She and Prince George both looked ever so sweet with candy canes.
In keeping with tradition, Kensington Palace released another photograph of the Princess on 1 May ahead of her 2nd birthday, taken by Kate.
Princess Charlotte made an adorable flower girl at her auntie Pippa Middleton's wedding to James Matthews. Although, she may have caused a little comotion with her brother George and got a bit of a telling off from her mother...
On 17 June 2017, Princess Charlotte appeared cheekier than ever a year on from her first official public appearance. The military parade marked the official 91st birthday of HM the Queen.
Kate and Will took Princess Charlotte and Prince George on their royal tour of Poland in July 2017.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte caused quite the stir as arriving in Poland, peering out the window of their plane as they touched down in Warsaw.
Princess Charlotte revealed herself to be quite the international diplomat, graciously bobbing into a curtsy, shaking hands with a defence attache and then accepting a miniature bouquet of flowers.
Princess Charlotte was eager to get back to the UK after the royal tour of Germany had finished. She climbed onto their private plane herself, with Prince William close behind her.
Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge released a family portrait for Christmas 2017, showing just how much Princess Charlotte and Prince George have grown up!
Ever comfortable in front of the cameras, Princess Charlotte posed adorably on her first day of nursery in January 2018. She attends Willcocks Nursery School and followed her mums style rules matching her coat and shoes perfectly.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrived at the Lindo wing to meet their little brother, Prince Louis a few hours after the Duchess of Cambridge had given birth. Giving off the cutest wave, Charlotte appeared excited to meet her newest sibling.
The Cambridge's 2018 Christmas card sees Charlotte take centre stage in this gorgeous family portrait taken by Matt Porteous.
Who can forget this iconic moment from the King's Cup royal sailing regatta in 2019?
During the 2019 Trooping the Colour, when the royals officially celebrate Queen Elizabeth's birthday in June, Charlotte certainly wasn't shy.
Already a sports star! Charlotte showed off her football skills at The King Power Royal Charity Polo Day.
How adorable do Charlotte and George look? This pic was taken was on their first day of school in September 2019 at Thomas's Battersea School in London.
And Princess Charlotte and her brothers joined the clap for carers for all those on the frontlines fighting the coronavirus pandemic in the UK. An official tweet that accompanied the video read, 'To all the doctors, nurses, carers, GPs, pharmacists, volunteers and other NHS staff working tirelessly to help those affected by #COVID19: thank you./
To celebrate her fifth birthday Kensington Palace released some adorable pictures, taken by Charlotte's mother, the Duchess of Cambridge.
According to the Sunday Times, Prince William is likely to make a speech and serve as an usher, and Charlotte and George could be brought in to join the bridesmaids and pageboys.
If the name von Straubenzee is familiar to you, it might be because Harry and Meghan attended the wedding of another von Straubenzee brother – Charlie – and filmmaker Daisy Jenks, in August last year.
The wedding was kept very private and took place in Frensham, Surrey. Meghan Markle wore a £400 Club Monaco dress – she showed a bit of her bra which of course made some headlines, and arrived alone as Harry was the Best Man. She paired her pleated dress with a Philip Treacy fascinator, Kayu straw clutch and some firm favourites on her feet – some Aquazzura heels.
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As Thomas van Straubenzee is a friend of William and Kate, rather than Harry and Meghan it's unclear as to whether the Sussex's will be at this wedding, but fingers crossed we'll see George, Charlotte, and maybe even baby Louis!