Princess Charlotte Looks Adorable in New Photos Released for Her 1st Birthday – E! Online
Charlotte is fourth in line to the British throne, following big brother Prince George, 2, who is No. 3, dad William and grandfather Prince Charles, who will become king after reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II, who recently turned 90.
Prior to Monday, the most recent official photo of Charlotte were released just before the queen’s birthday. Elizabeth is shown with the princess in her lap while posing with George, three other great-grandchildren and two grandchildren.
Kensington Palace releases official photos of members of the royal family periodically. Pictures of the children taken by outside photographers are rarely seen, as the royals are supervised under tight security, but they do pop up as well.
The palace had also released new images of George, with his parents, for his first birthday and also shared a new photo of the little prince ahead of his second birthday. He is seen smiling while being held in his dad’s arms.
This past March, Kensington Palace released pictures of William and Kate with George and Charlotte during a ski vacation.
Last December, the palace released a photo of the happy family that was featured on their Christmas card. William, Kate, George and Charlotte are seen smiling while posing together on green grass covered by fall leaves.
Less than a month earlier, two solo photos of Charlotte at age 6 months, taken by her mother, were released. It marked the first time the princess was shown since her christening the previous July. Kate had also photographed Charlotte and George together for pictures Kensington Palace released last June, a month after the princess was born, which marked the first official images of her.