He was on his best behaviour. With the eyes of the world on him, His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge put on a perfect display of royal etiquette.
In a historic ceremony which brought together four generations of the Royal Family, the three-month-old future king was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace on Wednesday last.
Dressed in a handmade replica of Queen Victoria's daughter's christening robe, George bore a striking resemblance to his father at a similar age.
According to aides, there wasn't "even a peep" out of the three-month-old future king as he was baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace.
"He went in smiling, came out smiling and, as far as we are aware, smiled throughout," said one.
William, however, could not resist confiding: "It's the first time he's been quiet all day."
The Archbishop of Canterbury told the congregation in the Holbein-painted chapel that George's parents and godparents had a "simple task" - to "make sure he knows who this Jesus is".
— Daily Mail