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The Earl and Countess of Wessex show off their beautiful son, James Alexander Philip Theo yesterday in Windsor Castle’s private chapel.

Edward and Sophie beamed with pride as four-month-old James was baptised, the first male grandchild for the Queen since Harry was born 23 years ago.

James became the first Royal baby to wear a hand-made christening gown commissioned by the Queen.

The gown, made by the Queen’s dresser Angela Kelly and Buckingham Palace’s team of dressmakers, is a replica of one of Queen Victoria’s daughters’ christening gowns which was worn at subsequent Royal christenings, including that of James’s four-year-old sister Louise, but has now been preserved.

James is the Queen’s eighth grandchild and one observer said:

“His sister Lady Louise absolutely dotes on her little brother.

“She kisses him and cuddles him and is a real little mother to him. It’s lovely.”

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