Prince Nikolai got confirmed today at Fredensborg Palace, the event was a private one. His parents and their significant spouses were there and so were two of his siblings and his grandparents, the Queen and Prince Consort.
18 May 2013: The confirmation of Queen Margrethe II’s eldest grandchild, Prince Nikolai, in Frederiksborg Palace Church. The confirmation was overseen by the Royal Family’s confessor and personal priest, Bishop Erik Norman Svendsen. Among the attendants were: Prince Joachim, his father; Countess Alexandra, his mother; Prince Felix and Prince Henrik, his brother; Princess Marie, his stepmother; Martin Jørgensen, his stepfather; Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik, his paternal grandparents; Christina Manley, his maternal grandmother; Nicola Baird, his maternal aunt; Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, his paternal uncle and aunt; and Prince Christian and Princess Isabella, his paternal cousins. All five of his godparents: Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex; Crown Prince Frederik; Nicola Baird; Peter Steenstrup; and Camilla Flint, were also all present. After the reception, the proud grandparents, Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik, hosted a luncheon at Frederiksborg Palace.
Official pictures of Prince Nikolai’s confirmation.
In the last picture you can see Nikolai surrounded by his family and godparents: From the left:Fr.NicolaBaird,Fr.ChristaManley, Mr.Martin Jorgensen,H. H.Prince Felix,H. E.The CountessofFrederiksborg,H. H.Prince Nikolai,HRHPrince Joachim,HRHPrincess Marie,HRHCrown Prince,H. M.Queen,Fr.CamillaBredholt,HRHDuke ofWessex,H. H.Prince Henrik,HRHPrinceConsort andMrPeterSteenstrup.
First Picture: Prince Nikolai’s Confirmation - Countess Alexandra, Prince Nikolai and Prince Joachim
Second Picture: Princess Anne-Marie’s (Queen Consort Anne-Marie of Greece) Confirmation - Princess Benedikte, Queen Consort Ingrid, Princess Anne-Marie (Queen Consort Anne-Marie of Greece), King Frederik IX and Princess Margrethe (Queen Margrethe II)
Third Picture: Princess Margrethe’s (Queen Margrethe II) Confirmation - Queen Consort Ingrid, Princess Margrethe (Queen Margrethe II) and King Frederik IX
Fourth Picture: Crown Prince Frederik’s (King Frederik IX) and Prince Knud’s Confirmation - King Christian X, Queen Consort Alexandrine, Crown Prince Federik (King Frederik IX) and Prince Knud