People, Apr. 18, 1960

PEOPLE

In the Music Room of Buckingham Palace, Dr. Geoffrey F. Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, using water from the River Jordan, baptized lace-robed Prince Andrew Albert Christian Edward, the seven-week-old baby who stands second in line of succession to the British throne. Before the royal family and 60 guests, the archbishop turned to Prince Andrew's five godparents, including the Duke of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra, and intoned: "Dost thou, in the name of this child, renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all the covetous...

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