He yawned during the service, grimaced during the carriage ride and developed innovative waving techniques on the balcony of Buckingham Palace: Once again, the son of heir to the throne William (40) and Princess Kate (41) drew everyone’s attention at a big royal celebration and provided for a laugh or two.
It began with the service, the hardships of which the little man visibly showed. As soon as he entered the church, the five-year-old yawned bluntly into the camera. Pictures later showed him wriggling in the front row at Westminster Abbey. See the best scenes in the gallery:
Louis and his sister Charlotte sat with their parents during the service. Later in the service, Louis disappeared from the line of his family. It had previously been expected that the five-year-old would not follow the entire service on site.
The little solo entertainer still seemed a bit bored during the carriage ride to Buckingham Palace. Here, too, he could be seen yawning, but he also had leisure for one or the other grimace or a greeting to the crowd.
Louis is now being celebrated online for his appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. For example, the royal child developed completely new waving techniques, as these video recordings show:
At the 70th anniversary of his great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II’s throne last year, little Prince Louis’ discontented faces went viral on social media.
Important role for Prince George
Nine-year-old Prince George had a special role: he and three other boys served as his grandfather Charles’ page of honour.
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