The youngster, who is described as “cheeky”, held his hands to his ears, gasped and frowned as he watched a flypast from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on Thursday local time.
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At one point, his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, could be seen laying a comforting hand on his shoulder.
Kate wore a chic white blazer dress by Alexander McQueen, a wide-brimmed navy and white Philip Treacy hat and accessorized with some sentimental jewelry.
They included pieces from Princess Diana’s jewelry collection which were a wedding gift from Prince William.
In a touching snap, Louis wore an outfit his father wore as a child to the July 1986 wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson.
Trooping The Colour, also known as Queen’s Birthday Parade, is a military ceremony performed by British Army regiments that has taken place since the mid-17th century.
It marks the official birthday of the British sovereign.
This year, from June 2 to June 5, 2022, there is the additional celebration of the Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne on February 6, 1952.
The Queen, 96, looked radiant for the occasion in a dove blue Angela Kelly ensemble with a matching hat.
She smiled as she received a salute as soldiers and officers returned from the Horse Guards parade after her birthday parade ended.
She stood on the balcony, but used a cane for support.
Later that evening, she took part in a lighthouse lighting ceremony from Windsor Castle.
However, in a press release, Buckingham Palace said she would pull out of a scheduled engagement on Friday after experiencing “some discomfort”.
“The Queen enjoyed today’s birthday parade and flypast very much, but felt some discomfort,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement.
“Given the travel and activity required to attend tomorrow’s National Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Her Majesty has concluded with great reluctance that she will not attend.”
Prince Charles, heir to the throne, represented his mother in the ceremonial role she traditionally assumes.
He rode on horseback, followed closely by his sister Princess Anne and her son, Prince William.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle were back in the UK for the event, but did not appear on the balcony alongside other senior royals.
They reunited with the family as a couple for the first time since sensationally stepping down from royal duties.
Meghan and Harry would spend time with the Queen on Saturday.
And she is expected to meet the couple’s children, Archie and Lilibet, who is named after the Queen and celebrates her first birthday that day.
William and Kate are expected to be 100km away in Wales at the time of the reunion, in what some see as a snub.
“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Cardiff Castle on Saturday June 4 to meet the artists and crew involved in the special Platinum Jubilee Celebration Concert which will take place in the castle grounds later in the post noon,” the palace said in a press release.
In April, Prince Harry dodged a question about his father and brother during an interview with NBCis Hoda Kotb.
Kotb asked the prince if he had missed them while he was in the United States.
“Look, I mean… right now I’m focused on these guys. [at the Invictus Games] and these families and giving my all, 120% to make sure they have the experience of a lifetime. That’s my goal here,” Harry replied.
In May, the UK Mirror reported that William and Harry messaged via WhatsApp every few days ahead of Jubilee, in a bid to build bridges.
“The brothers needed time for everything to settle down. The family, including William, had been disappointed with how Harry and Meghan had chosen to leave the Royal Family,” a source told the publication.
“They also had FaceTime calls with their children, which allowed them to reconnect.
“It looks like the two have healed the breakup and are back on their old boyfriend terms.
“The distance between Meghan and Kate has also helped ease the friction between the two men.”
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