Entertainment Prince Harry spends $10K on nephew Prince Louis' christening gift: Report

08:25  10 july  2018
08:25  10 july  2018 Source:   wonderwall.com

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attended Prince Louis ' royal christening . (AP). Prince Harry takes his uncle duties seriously — which is why the royal had no problem spoling his nephew , Prince Louis , on the day of his christening with an expensive gift .

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Best uncle ever?

Prince Harry spared no expense after finding the perfect gift to mark nephew Prince Louis' royal christening on July 9, a new report reveals.

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According to Britain's The Sun, Harry shelled out £8,000 -- more than $10,000 -- for a first-edition copy of "Winnie-The-Pooh" by A.A. Milne for brother Prince William's third child.

Harry's hope is to establish a library for Louis, who was born on April 23, in tribute to the baby's late grandmother, Princess Diana, The Sun claims.

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Prince Harry (and assumingly Meghan Markle) gifted Prince Louis the sweetest and no doubt the fanciest gift for his christening . According to UK publication The Sun, the fifth in line to the throne received a first edition "Winnie-the-Pooh" book from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Prince Louis has been given an incredibly rare christening gift from his doting uncle. The Duke of Sussex, 33, forked out a whopping ,000 on a present for his three-month-old nephew Prince Louis , who was christened at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace on Monday.

"One of Harry''s happiest childhood memories was being read a bedtime story by his mother. She loved all the old classics and Harry had the brilliant idea of starting a little library of first editions for Louis, [big sister Princess] Charlotte and [big brother Prince] George to enjoy as they get older," a friend told the tabloid.

a man and a woman taking a selfie: Princess Diana and Prince Harry are seen on vacation in Majorca, Spain, in this undated photo taken in the mid-1980s before Harry's second birthday. © Mike Forster / Associated Newspapers / Shutterstock / . Princess Diana and Prince Harry are seen on vacation in Majorca, Spain, in this undated photo taken in the mid-1980s before Harry's second birthday.

Harry originally wanted to pick up Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking Glass," adds the friend, "which was on sale for £24,000, but decided 'Winnie-The-Pooh' would be more suitable for a first tome. 'Robinson Crusoe' was William's favorite book, but Harry loved all things A.A. Milne."

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Prince Harry reportedly purchased a sweet gift for Prince Louis : a first edition of A.A Milne's classic book, Winnie-The-Pooh. Prince Harry Reportedly Bought the Sweetest Christening Gift for Prince Louis .

Prince Louis will be getting an £8,000 gift for his christening day. “Robinson Crusoe was William’s favourite book, but Harry loved all things A.A. Milne.” Prince Harry has bought his nephew a first edition Winnie-The-Pooh book.

According to The Sun, only 30,000 first-run copies of the 1926 book were printed. It's believed that Harry bought it from London's Peter Harrington Rare Books.

The morning of Louis' baptism at St. James's Palace in London, Kensington Palace announced that Harry, as well as his new bride, Duchess Meghan, would be one of just a handful of family members at the christening.

Joining the newly minted Duke and Duchess of Sussex? Louis' parents, William and Duchess Kate of Cambridge, of course, as well as grandpa Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and maternal grandparents Michael and Carole Middleton. Louis' pregnant aunt, Pippa Middleton, and her husband, James Matthews, as well as uncle James Middleton were also invited.

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As for Prince Louis 's christening , it will be performed by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the same bishop who christened Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gave Prince Louis the sweetest gift for his christening .

Prince Harry is really angling for a World’s Best Uncle mug in a few years, getting Prince Louis one pricey christening present according to the Sun. Buzz60.

The only other guests expected are his six godparents -- William and Kate's pals Nicholas van Cutsem, Guy Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lady Laura Meade, Robert Carter and Lucy Middleton -- and their spouses. Queen Elizabeth II and husband Prince Philip won't be at this baptism, reports revealed, as the monarch was traveling back from Sandringham, Norfolk.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge talking on a cell phone: Prince William and Duchess Kate pose outside St. Mary's Hospital in London with their newborn baby boy, Prince Louis, on April 23, 2018. © David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock Prince William and Duchess Kate pose outside St. Mary's Hospital in London with their newborn baby boy, Prince Louis, on April 23, 2018.

Following custom, Louis will wear a handmade replica of the Victorian-era Royal Christening Robe just like his siblings did and will be baptized at the Lily Font with water from the River Jordan.

Afterward, his parents planned to host a small tea party at Clarence House where they will serve slices of their wedding cake. The fruit cake was preserved following their 2011 wedding and was also served at George and Charlotte's christening receptions.

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