Princess Kate finally releases 'new unedited' photo of Prince Louis to mark sixth birthday

Princess Kate finally releases 'new unedited' photo of Prince Louis to mark sixth birthday

WATCH NOW: Prince Louis turns six today

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Dorothy Reddin

By Dorothy Reddin

Published: 23/04/2024

- 12:16

Updated: 23/04/2024

- 13:30

The Princess of Wales faced criticism for editing a photograph that was released on Mother's Day

  • Princess Kate has finally shared a new picture of Prince Louis on social media today
  • Prince Louis lives at Adelaide Cottage and attends Lambrook School with his siblings
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Princess Kate has finally released a "new unedited" photo of Prince Louis to mark his sixth birthday.

GB News understands the Prince and Princess of Wales are grateful for the birthday messages they have received for Prince Louis who is celebrating his sixth birthday today.

A "new unedited image" was taken in the last few days in Windsor by Princess Kate.

Prince William, 41, and Kate, 42, are understood to have been keen to share a new image of Louis on their social media accounts to thank the public for their birthday wishes.

Prince Louis

Prince Louis posing to mark his sixth birthday

The Princess of Wales

They captioned the adorable new post, saying: "Happy 6th Birthday, Prince Louis! Thank you for all the kind wishes today."

In the photo, Louis wore a cute pinstriped shirt as he lay down on the grass at Adelaide Cottage.

The prince had his arms folded as he grinned into the camera lens.

The Prince and Princess of Wales broke tradition by not releasing a photograph of Prince Louis the night before his birthday, as done in previous years.

Prince Louis and Princess Kate

Louis was beaming in a photo released to mark his fifth birthday last year


Last month, Kate caused controversy when she admitted to editing a photograph released to mark Mother's Day.

After the picture was pulled from several photo agencies, the princess took to social media to apologise for any "confusion".

She wrote: "Like many amateur photographers, I do occasionally experiment with editing.

"I wanted to express my apologies for any confusion the family photograph we shared yesterday caused.

Kate MiddletonKate posing with her three children on Mother's Day in a photo that was digitally edited by the princessKensington Palace / X
Prince Louis

Prince Louis on his third birthday


Prince LouisPrince Louis is Prince William and Princess Kate's youngest childPA

"I hope everyone celebrating had a very happy Mother’s Day. C."

Royal fans were thrilled to finally see a new photograph of the six-year-old.

One wrote: "Handsome little prince! Happy birthday!"

Another added: "Happy birthday and thank you for sharing this photo."

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