Regent Street, London is one of the West End’s major shopping streets; named after the Prince Regent (later George IV) and commonly associated with architect John Nash, whose street layout from 1825 survives today. Regent Street runs from the Regent’s residence at Calton House in St. James’s, through Piccadilly Circus, crosses Oxford Street at the busy Oxford Circus, and terminates at All Souls Church.
As Prince George gets baptised we look at the royal christenings through the ages
The Duke and Duchess of York with Princess Elizabeth at her christening, 29 May 1926. The Princess was christened Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, in the private chapel at Buckingham Palace. She was named after her mother, whilst her two middle names are those of her paternal great-grandmother, Queen Alexandra, and paternal grandmother, Queen Mary. ♔