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OK, so Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has got 30 Godchildren.

I thought this might be a good place to start – if only because the names are so enticing … here we go:


Guy Nevill – son of Lord Rupert Nevill and Lady Camilla Wallop
Christening in 1945

Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia – son of Peter II, King of Yugoslavia and Princess Alexandra of Greece
Christening in 1945

Charles Strachey, 4th Baron O’Hagan – son of Major the Honourable Anthony Strachey and Lady Mary Palmer
Christening in 1945

Julian Hardinge, 4th Baron Hardinge of Penhurst – son of George Hardinge, 3rd Baron Hardinge of Penhurst and Janet Balfour
Christening in 1945

Edward Hay – son of Sir Philip Hay and Margaret Seymour
Christening in 1950

Honourable Michael Knatchbull – son of John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne and Patricia Mountbatten, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma
Christening in 1950

David Hall – son of Roger Hall and Audrey Mary Wheeler
Christening in 1950

Viscount Lascelles – son of George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood and Marion Stein
Christening in 1950

Henry Percy, 11th Duke of Northumberland – son of Hugh Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland and Lady Elizabeth Montagu-Douglas-Scott
Christening in 1953

Christopher Abel Smith – son of Brigadier Sir Alexander Abel Smith and Henriette Cadogan
Christening in 1954

George Herbert, 8th Earl of Carnarvon – son of Henry Herbert, 7th Earl of Carnarvon and Jean Wallop
Christening in 1956

George Leveson-Gower, 6th Earl Granville son of James Leveson-Gower, 5th Earl Granville and Doon Plunket
Christening in 1959

Honourable James Hussey – son of Marmaduke Hussey, Baron Hussey and Lady Susan Waldegrave
Christening in 1961

Viscount Linley – son of Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon and HRH Princess Margaret of Great Britain
Christening in 1961

James Ogilvy – son of Right Honourable Sir Angus Ogilvy and HRH Princess Alexandra of Great Britain
Christening in 1964

Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer – son of John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer and Honourable Frances Burke Roche
Christening in 1964


Lavinia King – daughter of Lieutenant-Commander James King and Honourable Elizabeth White
Christening in 1946

Rosemary Elphinstone – daughter of Reverend the Honourable Andrew Elphinstone and Jean Hambro
Christening in 1947

Sandra Butter – daughter of Major Sir David Butter and Myra Wernher
Christening in 1948

Caroline Longman – daughter of Mark Longman and Lady Elizabeth Lambart
Christening in 1951

Georgina Villiers – daughter of Honourable Nicholas Villiers and Mary Weld-Forester
Christening in 1952

Harriet Colville – daughter of Sir John Colville and Lady Margaret Egerton
Christening in 1953
Victoria Rhodes – daughter of Denys Rhodes and Honourable Margaret Elphinstone
Christening in 1953

Lady Virginia FitzRoy – daughter of Hugh FitzRoy, 11th Duke of Grafton and Fortune Smith
Christening in 1953
Princess Friederike of Hanover – daughter of Prince Georg Wilhelm of Hanover and Princess Sophie of Greece
Christening in 1954

Elizabeth Dugdale – daughter of Sir John Dugdale and Kathryn Stanley
Christening in 1958

Katherine Somervell – daughter of Peter Somervell and Diana Bowes-Lyon
Christening in 1961

Edwina Hicks – daughter of David Hicks and Lady Pamela Mountbatten (younger daughter of the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma)
Christening: 1962

Princess Theodora of Greece daughter of Constantine II and Princess Anne Marie of Denmark
Christening in 1983


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