Queen attends rare royal double christening at Windsor

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The Queen has attended a rare royal double christening at a private ceremony at Windsor.

The 95-year-old monarch saw two of her great-grandsons being baptised - Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's first baby, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, and Zara and Mike Tindall's third child, Lucas Philip Tindall.

Eugenie, one of Prince Andrew's two daughters, was pictured arriving at the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park just before 4pm on Sunday, for the service at the nearby Royal Chapel of All Saints.

The Queen, wearing a lime green hat, was later photographed leaving the ceremony in the backseat of a black Range Rover just before 5pm.

Other royals who reportedly attended were Prince Andrew and Prince William and Kate.

August was born at the Portland Hospital in central London on 9 February.

Lucas was born on the Tindalls' bathroom floor at home on the royal Gatcombe estate in Gloucestershire on 21 March.

Former England rugby star Tindall revealed on his podcast a few days later that Zara and himself had been unable to make it to hospital.

"Arrived very quickly. Didn't make it to hospital. On the bathroom floor," he said.

The Queen had until recently been resting for nearly a month on the advice of a doctor.

She underwent preliminary tests in hospital during an overnight stay on 20 October, and was forced to pull out of the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph on 14 November due to a back strain.

It was understood the Queen's back sprain was unrelated to the recent medical advice for her to rest.

Last Wednesday, she held a face-to-face audience with the outgoing head of the armed forces General Sir Nick Carter, marking her return to official engagements.

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