Harry and Meghan share pictures of Archie's christening

This official christening photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex shows the Duke and Duchess with their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor at Windsor Castle on July 6, 2019.Chris Allerton/SussexRoyal / AP
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WINDSOR CASTLE, England (NBC News) - Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shared pictures of the private christening of their son, Archie, after Saturday's ceremony.

Roughly 25 people were scheduled to attend ceremony, including Prince William and Kate Middleton and Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland.

Queen Elizabeth had a prior engagement as was not able to attend.

The couple posted pictures on Instagram following the ceremony and thanking for the public for their support.

This morning, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was christened in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle at an intimate service officiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are so happy to share the joy of this day with members of the public who have been incredibly supportive since the birth of their son. They thank you for your kindness in welcoming their first born and celebrating this special moment. Their Royal Highnesses feel fortunate to have enjoyed this day with family and the godparents of Archie. Their son, Archie, was baptised wearing the handmade replica of the royal christening gown which has been worn by royal infants for the last 11 years. The original Royal Christening Robe, made of fine Honiton lace lined with white satin, was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1841 and first worn by her eldest daughter. It was subsequently worn for generations of Royal christenings, including The Queen, her children and her grandchildren until 2004, when The Queen commissioned this handmade replica, in order for the fragile historic outfit to be preserved, and for the tradition to continue. Photo credit: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal

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"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are so happy to share the joy of this day with members of the public who have been incredibly supportive since the birth of their son," the post read. "They thank you for your kindness in welcoming their first born and celebrating this special moment."

Archie was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, according to a press release.

Photographer Chris Allerton took the pictures.

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