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Official pic of Prince George for fifth birthday

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared a shot of a grinning Prince George, captured by Matt Porteous, to mark his fifth birthday.

And we think everyone will agree he looks just adorable!

Prince George is celebrating turning five (Credit: Matt Porteous/Kensington Palace)

William and Kate’s eldest child beams for the camera as he stands against a brick wall.

Last year, they released a sweet studio shot of their little boy, which was taken by photographer Chris Jackson.

Prince George on his fourth birthday (Credit: Chris Jackson/Kensington Palace)

Matt Porteous also took a series of shots of the young Prince to celebrate him turning three in 2016, including this lovely image of him with the family dog, Lupo.

Prince George on his third birthday (Credit: Matt Porteous/Kensington Palace)

George was born on July 22, 2013, on the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, where sister Charlotte and brother Louis were also delivered.

Last Monday, Kensington Palace’s Twitter account released official pictures selected by the royal couple of Louis’ christening.

The stunning images were taken by photographer Matt Holyoak at Clarence House on July 9, shortly after Prince Louis was baptised at The Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace.

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In one snap, the Duke and Duchess are joined by their older children Prince George, four, and Princess Charlotte, three, alongside The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, and the newlywed Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Little George is seen grinning as he sits on his dad’s knee, while Charlotte holds her little brother Louis’ hand in her own.

The royal family are then joined by Kate’s family for another snap, which includes her pregnant sister Pippa.

Pippa is seen standing next to her husband, James Matthews, and her brother James Middleton, while parents Carole and Michael Middleton beam proudly in the centre of the photo.

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Another sweet shot focuses on just the Cambridge family, with Kate seen gazing down at her tiny son while William, George and Charlotte smile for the camera.

A fourth and final image shows just the Duchess enjoying a beautiful moment with her youngest child, who has his eyes open.

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Fans adored the intimate pictures, with one saying: “Lovely family photos, thank you for sharing your special moments.”

Another added, “These are beautiful photos!! What a gorgeous family,” while a third chimed in: “Such a beautiful and blessed family.”

British photographer Matt said he was “truly honoured” to have taken the pictures, adding: “Everyone was so relaxed and in such good spirits, it was an absolute pleasure.”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Prince George
The family pictured arriving for Louis’ christening (Credit: Dominic Lipinski – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Some fans questioned why The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were not present in the photos, but they did not actually attend the christening, hence the reason for their absence.

Prince Louis’ christening was an intimate service attended by just a handful of family and friends.

William’s father, The Prince of Wales, and Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, as well as newlyweds The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were all present.

Kate’s parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, were also in attendance, alongside her brother James and pregnant sister Pippa, as well as Pippa’s husband James Matthews.

Duchess Kate with Prince Louis
Kate pictured with Louis at his christening (Credit: Dominic Lipinski – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Louis’ six godparents – including Kate’s cousin – were also in attendance.

The fifth in line to the throne wore a handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe, made by The Queen’s dressmaker, Angela Kelly.

The Royal Christening Robe was made in 1841 for the christening of Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter, and was worn for all subsequent royal christenings up until James, Viscount Severn, who was born in 2007, who was the first to use the replica robe.

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The tot wore a handmade replica of the Royal Christening Robe (Photo by Dominic Lipinski – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Justin Welby, The Archbishop of Canterbury, was chosen to conduct proceedings and water from the River Jordan was used during the baptism at The Lily Font.

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Prince George was also christened at The Chapel Royal, St. James’ Palace, while Charlotte was christened at the Church of St Mary Magdalene at Sandringham.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hosted a private tea party at Clarence House following the christening, where guests were treated to christening cake made from a tier of the couple’s wedding cake.

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